Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Computer Science
Search #: 493834
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Faculty Tenure Track
The Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full professor level in any area of computer science and engineering. The position has an expected start date of August 23, 2020. This position seeks to advance education and research in the vast field of computing within the CSE department and the University. Qualified candidates may be considered for a Chair professorship within the School of Engineering.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/), the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments, and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past three years. We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for a position at the Assistant, Associate or Full professor rank in computer science and engineering.
The Department of Computer Science & Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain an internationally-recognized and externally-funded research program in an existing or emerging computing field. The successful candidate must also share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach, and professional development. It is the expectation that the candidate will broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field by the time of appointment; an established record of research in an existing or emerging computing field; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching; and a commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs. Candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to graduate education and an established record of leadership excellence.
Preferred candidates will possess an outstanding record of scholarship and research contributions in relevant computing areas; expertise in several areas of Computer Science or Computer Engineering; an established record of excellence in teaching; the ability to effectively communicate with students in both large and small audiences, and a record of public engagement.
This is a full-time, 9-month, annually renewable tenure track position. Employment is conditional upon the timely completion of an approved I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form). The candidate is expected to begin work on August 23, 2020. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
Use this link https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15569 to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and scholarship statement; teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); and sample articles or books. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers (five for Senior candidates) to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 493834).
This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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