Assistant Professor - ENGR
Posting Number F342P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22712
Working Title Assistant Professor - ENGR
Department Computer Science & Computer Engineering
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
The CSCE Department offers BS and MS degrees in Computer Science and in Computer Engineering as well as PhD degrees in Engineering with Computer Science or Computer Engineering as concentrations. The department consists of 18 full-time faculty members and is housed in the state-of-the-art J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Center for Academic Excellence with modern faculty offices, laboratories suitable for computational research, and classrooms. The Department is active in research and the average amount of new research awards per tenure-track faculty member is more than $168K per year for the past two fiscal years. There are four endowed chairs in the Department. Four of our faculty members are NSF CAREER award recipients. In addition, the Department is a strong participant in the University's High Performance Computing (HPC) Center that allows its students and faculty access to additional computing resources.
The College of Engineering consists of eight departments that offer BS degrees in nine disciplines, MS degrees in ten disciplines, and a PhD degree in Engineering with several concentrations. The undergraduate enrollment in the college currently stands at nearly 4,000 and the graduate enrollment stands at over 950. The college has 114 tenure/tenure-track full-time faculty associated with it and externally funded annual research expenditures of approximately $19M. The college is a partner in a newly created NSF Engineering Research Center and multiple NSF I/UCRCs.
Department Home Page firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Type Faculty
Appointment Percent 100
Salary Salary commensurate with experience.
Campus, Office Location Fayetteville Campus - J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Center for Academic Excellence
Summary of Job Duties
The duties and responsibilities of this tenure-track Assistant Professor position includes teaching, research, and service at the Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department. This position will conduct research leading to scholarly publications in the area of big data analytics, write proposals to obtain external funding, establish an independent research program supported by external funding, develop graduate and undergraduate courses, provide curriculum material, construct syllabi, provide classroom instruction, write and administer exams, prepare and evaluate students, mentor students, serve on various faculty and student-oriented committees, exhibit participation and leadership in related professional societies and participate in the faculty decision-making for the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering.
Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
- Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related discipline conferred by the start of employment
- Must present a promising track record in scholarship through refereed publications in conferences and/or journals
- Expertise in big data analytics
- Experience teaching in the field of computer science, computer engineering, or related discipline in an accredited, higher education environment
- Exposure to writing grant proposals
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
- Criminal background check
- Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 12/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date 08/13/2018
Recruitment Contact Information
Inquiries or questions may be directed to:
Dr. Susan Gauch
Chair, CSCE Faculty Search Committee
Special Instructions Summary
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Statement of Research Philosophy
- List of three Professional References (name, title, email address and contact number)