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Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

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Winston Salem, NC

Full time
R0000926


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Job Description Summary

Job Description

Applications are invited for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin August 2019. Applicants should have completed a PhD in Computer Science or closely related field by the time of appointment. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated potential for a strong research program in their areas of interest, as well as commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and student engagement.

The Department is interested in a wide range of research areas including security, AI, machine learning, software engineering, HCI, cloud computing, imaging, data management and analytics, high-performance computing, bioinformatics, and computer science education. Applicants with strong records in other areas may be considered.

About The Computer Science Department

The Department of Computer Science at Wake Forest University is home to computer science BS, BA, MS, and minor programs. The department has eleven full-time faculty members and approximately 120 majors (juniors and seniors) and eleven graduate students.

The Department prides itself on engaging undergraduate and graduate students in and out of the classroom, providing opportunities for students to work closely with faculty members in their scholarship and research. Existing programs in the Department are in the areas of network security, digital sound and music, computing for persons with disabilities, imaging, mobile computing, computational mathematics, computational biophysics, bioinformatics, HPC education, databases/big data, and GPU computing. These areas represent not only research in the Department, but also interdisciplinary collaboration in and out of the sciences in other departments. Undergraduate students routinely engage our faculty in these research areas, and the students often receive summer research fellowships from the University for full-time summer research work.

For additional information about the Department of Computer Science, please visit our website: college.wfu.edu/

Applicants should submit the following materials as a single PDF document:

• Cover letter - one page

• Curriculum Vitae

• Teaching statement - maximum two pages

• Research statement and plan - maximum three pages

• List of three references

For technical problems with submission, please email [email protected] for assistance.

If an offer is made, the applicant will need to provide an official transcript from the school from which the highest degree was earned.

Confidentiality will be maintained, and references will not be contacted without prior approval of the applicant. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but no later than January 15th, 2019. Review of applications will begin upon submission.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

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Time Type Requirement
Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. In order to provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.

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Posted: 9/11/2018
Application Due: 11/10/2018
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