Assistant Professor, Computer Science #499853

Lamar University

United States

February 14, 2022

Description

Position Details Posting Number

Classification Title Position Title Assistant Professor, Computer Science #499853 FTE FLSA Salary Commensurate Job Summary/Basic Function

About This Role:

The Department of Computer Science at Lamar University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor.

We seek candidates with an active research agenda who have or intend to publish in peer-reviewed conferences and journals and/or submit research grants and contract proposals to various funding agencies. Faculty of Lamar University are also expected to participate in service opportunities at the department, college, and university levels (e.g. advising students, serving as mentors to students, participating In committees). Finally, candidates should be prepared to teach any combination of courses in the undergraduate curricula in Computer Science and teach master's courses in one or more of the research areas listed above.

One of the most vibrant departments at Lamar University is the Department of Computer Science. There has never been a better time to pursue a degree in computer science, which involves every aspect of human endeavor, from familiar technologies like wireless phones, artificial Intelligence, real-time embedded systems, medical Imaging, and game design and development, to new breakthroughs in nanotechnology and quantum computing. Visit us at cs.lamar.edu.

The programs In the Department of Computer Sciences include a B.S. in Computer Science, B.S. in Game Development, B.S. in Computer Information Sciences, B.S. in Cybersecurity, M.S. in Computer Science, a Game Design and Development certificate, and a Cybersecurity graduate certificate. The B.S. in Computer Science is an ABET accredited degree program.

Who We Are:

Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.

Home to 15,000 students, Lamar University, located near Houston in Beaumont, TX, is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The 292-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana. The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Compared to other universities near Houston,

Lamar's small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio allow students to build meaningful relationships with expert faculty who truly care about their success. LU stresses academic achievement by emphasizing hands-on learning at all levels, providing ample opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an excellent Honors Program. The university Is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Several LU colleges and programs hold additional specialized certifications recognizing their quality and expertise.

Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

Benefits:

A comprehensive benefits package is offered that includes:

· Health, dental & vision insurance

· Life insurance

· State of Texas Retirement plans

· Tuition reimbursement for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent

· Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.

Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It Is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non- relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.

Interested applicants may apply at Jobs.lamar.edu.

Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience)

What You'll Need to Succeed

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants should have an earned PhD in Computer Science with a dissertation topic in, preferably, one or more of the following research areas: artificial Intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, high performance computing, and software engineering,

Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience) Certification Required Key Competencies Physical Requirements Work Hours Job Conditions EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran's Preference

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Lamar Expectation of Quality

Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.

Essential Functions

Open Date 01/13/2022

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants may apply at jobs.lamar.edu

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // jobs.lamar.edu/postings/10492

Supplemental Questions

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  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to jobs4vets@lamar.edu a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. opm.gov/forms/pdffill/sf15.pdf to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
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  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
  • Unofficial Transcript 3
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interest
  • Miscellaneous
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