Assistant Professor - Computer Science

Job description

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is seeking applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Computer Science. All areas of Computer Science will be considered. The College of Engineering and Applied Science at UCCS is nationally ranked and offers degrees at the Bachelors, Masters, and PhD levels. The Computer Science department has 15 regular faculty members, including one Presidential Young Investigator and two NSF CAREER winners. Visit for more information.

The successful candidate in this position will be expected to perform research in one or more areas of Computer Science and to develop a strong, externally funded research program; teach lower level undergraduate classes and one or more upper level/beginning graduate classes in the MS program such as Algorithms, Automata, Architecture, Operating Systems and Computer Communications and in his/her area of expertise and also to teach at the PhD level; and perform service to the department, college and profession. Candidate materials should provide evidence of a strong publication record. The successful candidate is expected to have the potential to be an outstanding researcher who will develop a strong externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise. The candidate is also expected to teach undergraduate and existing graduate classes as required by the department, in addition to developing his/her own graduate-level special topics courses.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

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Minimum Qualification:

The candidate must hold, before August 10, 2018, a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Statements of teaching and research philosophy are required as part of the application. Position is open until filled. Applications submitted by January 15, 2018 will receive full consideration. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. ALL required documents must be attached. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or [email protected] Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40045 - EAS-Computer Science

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 28, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Qing Yi

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00470302





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/30/2018
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