Assistant Professor - Data Analytics & Systems Engineering

Job description

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) College of Engineering and Applied Science is seeking applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in the Department of Computer Science for the Data Analytics and Systems Engineering (DASE) program. All areas within computer science related to data analytics 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.

This position is expected to perform research in one or more areas related to data analytics, within the broad field of computer science; teach at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD levels; and perform services at the department, college, and professional levels. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses at all levels as assigned by the chair of the Computer Science Department. The course load for a beginning assistant professor is three classes per year for the first two years. Thereafter, the default teaching load is five, although it can be reduced with external funding.

In particular, the successful candidate is expected to possess the ability to teach classes in data analytics, in addition to one or more core computer science class(es) as required by the department; provide evidence of strong publication record and potential; and develop a strong externally funded research program. Examples of courses in data analytics include data mining, data visualization, machine learning, databases, and optimization. Examples of core computer science classes include introductory programming, algorithms, automata, architecture, operating systems and networking.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. News & World Report and has earned recognition as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For" in 2018 by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at UCCS is nationally ranked and offers degrees at the Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. level. The CS department has 17 full-time faculty, including one Presidential Young Investigator and two NSF CAREER winners. The department has 600 undergraduate, 100 masters and 100 PhD students. Visit and for more information about the Department of Computer Science and the DASE program.

Applications submitted by December 31st, 2018 will receive full consideration.

The 9-month salary range for this position is $86,000-$91,000.

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

Colorado Springs, (pop. 500K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, educational verification, and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.


Minimum qualifications

The candidate must hold, by August 15, 2019, a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Required application materials: Cover letter; CV with a link to your Google Scholar page; list of references; unofficial transcripts; statement of research philosophy; statement of teaching philosophy

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:Your CV MUST include link to your Google Scholar page. 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. 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: Oct 5, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Rory Lewis

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00754877





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Posted: 10/6/2018
Application Due: 12/5/2018
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