Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Computer Science

Texas State University

United States

February 7, 2022

Description

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Position Title Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Computer Science

Job Posting Number 202223TTL Job Location San Marcos Department Computer Science Position Description

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for three full-time (nine-month) tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor and/or Associate Professor to begin in Fall 2022. All positions are subject to availability of funds. We are seeking candidates to complement and enhance our research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer security and networks, data science, human-computer interaction, high- performance computing, and software engineering. Outstanding candidates in other areas will also be considered.

Job duties include conducting research that results in refereed publications and external funding, teaching effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervising student research, and serving at the department, college, university, and professional levels. The faculty members in the department are very active in research with a view to commercialization. The department's annual research expenditures exceed $1.5 million. The faculty members have won Facebook, Google, and IBM Faculty awards, NSF CAREER awards, and a PECASE award.

The department offers the following degree programs: B.S. in computer science, B.A. in computer science, M.S. in computer science, M.A. in computer science, and Ph.D. in computer science. The B.S. degree program is ABET accredited. The Ph.D. program is the first in Texas to combine the application of computer science practice and theory with entrepreneurial and commercialization skills.

The department is committed to excellence in education and research. With a wide range of courses and research opportunities offered by a talented faculty, the department strives for an exceptional student experience. Three students were IBM Master the Mainframe Contest top winners. Six students won NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awards. One student received the CRA outstanding undergraduate researcher award.

The department enjoys a friendly atmosphere and is housed in a recently renovated building equipped with the latest technology. The campus is in the Texas Hill Country and only 30 minutes from Austin and 45 minutes from San Antonio, both of which have international airports and are home to some of the largest IT companies. The cost of living is very reasonable, and the climate is good year round.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related field by the start of employment.

To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, the candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in research (including potential in obtaining external funding), teaching, and service, as well as have effective oral and written communication skills.

Applicants in the rank of Associate Professor should have a sustained record of successful external funding and supervision of student research.

Application Procedures

Online submission of all application materials is required through the university's application portal, https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36148.

To assure full consideration, please submit the following by February 7, 2022: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and three professional references including names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.

As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for three (3) professional references. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Once selected for an on-campus interview, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal. Applicants are highly recommended to remind their referees to respond to the letter request in a timely manner. Letters of recommendation will be required prior to interviews.

Candidates selected for interviews will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

Please visit the Department of Computer Science Faculty Employment for additional information.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2022 Open Date 09/09/2021 Review Date 02/07/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Legal Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36148

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related field or ABD with anticipated completion prior to start date?
  • Yes, Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related field.
  • Yes, ABD with anticipated completion prior to start date.
  • No.
  • What are your research areas?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • InsightintoDiversity.com
  • Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
  • Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
  • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  • Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)
  • (Open Ended Question)

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