Computer Science Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor


Posting Number: F001058 Academic Title: Computer Science Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor Rank: Administrative Title: Discipline STEM/ STEM - Education Specialty: Contract Type: Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/15/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Department of Computer Science at The George Washington University is seeking applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning as early as Fall 2017. The rank of assistant or associate professor will depend on the applicant's qualifications.

The George Washington University is the largest academic institution in the nation's capital with close access to many Federal funding agencies and research laboratories. The University offers comprehensive programs of undergraduate and graduate liberal arts studies as well as degrees in engineering, law, medicine, public health, education, business and international affairs. A private institution, GW prides itself on excellent research, quality education, and low student-teacher ratio. The exceptional location affords the GW community unique cultural and intellectual opportunities. In the high-tech sector, the Washington, DC Metropolitan area is one of the largest technology areas in the nation.

The Department of Computer Science, recently housed in a new $275M building for science and engineering, offers an accredited Bachelor of Science program, a Bachelor of Arts program, and Master's and Ph.D degrees. The Department has 14 faculty members spread across various research areas, with plans for significant growth in the coming years. For further information please refer to

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Faculty hired into this position will be expected to develop and grow their research, teaching and service contributions consistent with the mission of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, and towards building a portfolio suitable for promotion to the next rank.

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants must have or will have by August 15, 2017, a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. Applicants must demonstrate potential for developing a quality research program and for attracting research funding. All applicants must have demonstrated teaching excellence or potential at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

With the online application please upload: (1) a detailed CV or resume; (2) a research statement; (3) a teaching statement; and (4) a cover letter that could describe your goals and why you are applying to this position. Please have at least three references email their letters directly to References will be expected to address research and teaching skills necessary for this appointment. Applications from women and underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on February 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you currently have or will you have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field by August 15, 2017?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Can you demonstrate potential for developing a quality research program and for attracting research funding?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Can you demonstrate potential for teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Interest
  4. Statement of Research Interest
Optional Documents