Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science
Location: Math & Computer Science
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 5517
Faculty Posting Details Appointment: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science to begin Fall 2021.
The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in the new undergraduate Data Science major, as well as courses in the existing Computer Science curriculum. Standard teaching load is 6 units per academic year. Candidates are expected to engage in undergraduate research, mentoring, advising, and standard service assignments.
We are in the process of developing a new undergraduate major in Data Science, and are seeking candidates who would be excited to help lead, shape, and teach in the new major. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in one or more of the active areas of research in data science, including data mining and knowledge discovery, big data analytics, data visualization, deep learning, and statistical models for data mining.Qualifications: PhD preferred; ABD considered and a commitment to undergraduate teaching are required. A degree in computer science or data science is preferred, but degrees in closely related fields will also be considered.Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin on November 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.Required Documents:
- Letter of interestCurriculum vitaeTeaching statementResearch statementDiversity statement (see prompt below)Three (3) letters of reference. Candidates will be asked to provide the email addresses for reference providers at the time of application. At least one of the letters should address teaching ability or potential.
- Teaching evaluations
- Your lived experiences and/or identities that speak to the department and university’s commitment to inclusion and diversity;Demonstration of your awareness of inequities for underrepresented student populations in education, research experience, and other opportunities;Brief insights on why diversity is important at institutions like the University of Puget Sound;Infusion of diversity and diversity-related issues into your research, pedagogy, and/or service;Previous and/or current activities involving mentoring underrepresented student populations;Creative ideas or strategies you could enact as a member of the University of Puget Sound campus community to support the university’s DSP;Brief insights on how cultural competency increases one’s effectiveness as an educator and department/university colleague.
- We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.