Assistant Professor - Computer Science
Job no: 497955
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San José
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Computer Science, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time
The Department of Computer Science offers BS and MS in Computer Science. We also offer MS in Data Science (jointly with Dept. of Math/Stat), MS in Bioinformatics, and BS in Software Engineering (jointly with Dept. of Computer Engineering). http://www.sjsu.edu/cs/
The Department of Computer Science at San José State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position. We are a team of dedicated teacher-scholars recognized for our commitment to excellent teaching, to engaging students in research projects, and to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in Computer Science and in STEM disciplines more broadly.
Applicants must have earned their Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field and have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship.
We highly value experience with and commitment to service in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion in Computer Science and/or STEM in general. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who have a record of such activities, whether or not this service was formally required by previous positions.
Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching, research, and/or industry experience in the following areas: Data Visualization, Computer Science Education, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and related areas.
- The department’s faculty members are expected to teach, supervise, and advise students in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, and to establish a successful research program related to his/her field of interest.
- Candidate will participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and university committees and other service assignments.
- Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.
Compensation - Commensurate with qualifications and experience. See Benefits Summary for details.
Starting Date- August 2021
Eligibility - Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
- letter of interest
- curriculum vitae
- statement of teaching interests/philosophy
- research plans
- diversity statement
- three references with contact information
For full consideration apply by November 30, 2020, though applications will be considered until position is filled.
Inquires may be directed to: Melody Moh, Professor and Chair Melody.Moh “AT” SJSU.EDU Subject: Recruitment
San José State University enrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this position is for scholars interested in a career at a national leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked third nationally in increasing student upward mobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.
Equal Employment Statement
San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Advertised: October 19, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled