Asst Professor/Assoc Professor

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Asst Professor/Assoc Professor

Department:

UNT-Computer Science & Engineering-130310

College/School:

College of Engineering

Job Location:

Denton

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Department Summary:

The Computer Science and Engineering department is home to 9 Professors, 11 Associate Professors, 7 Assistant Professors, 5 Lecturers, over 100 Ph.D. students, over 180 master students, and over 1300 bachelor students. We offer a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering, M. S. degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Data Engineering, ABET-accredited B. S. degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, an ABET-accredited B. A. degree in Information Technology, and a new B. S. degree in Cybersecurity. The department is dedicated to creating a climate that values and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we welcome applications from people of color, women, and LGBTQ+ individuals. Additional information about the department is available at the website: computerscience.engineering.unt.edu.

The University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university with over 40,000 students. A Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university, UNT is one of the nation’s most diverse universities with more than 10,000 Hispanic students, 5,700 African American students, 3,100 Asian students, and 500 Indigenous students. UNT has been designated as both a Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution and stands committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in its pursuit of academic excellence.
UNT is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas with a population of about 7 million people, ever-increasing industrial and business activities, and a reasonable cost of living. The vibrant UNT College of Engineering, located in the 590,000 square foot main building on the 300 acre Discovery Park campus in Denton, TX, has more than 100 faculty members. The college’s faculty also boast two National Academy memberships, more than 20 faculty fellowships across more than 15 societies, and five NSF CAREER Awards. The college is equipped with numerous state-of-the-art facilities including a recent $10 million boost to the Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing. The college has hired 9 tenure and tenure track faculty this year and has a goal to expand the college faculty by 50% in the next 5 years.

Position Summary:

The University of North Texas (UNT), a Tier 1 Research Institution (Carnegie Classification as a Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity), invites applications for the following Assistant/Associate tenure track faculty position in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) starting Fall 2021.

Candidates for this position are expected to develop a strong research program funded by external sources, support and mentor graduate students, teach CSE graduate and undergraduate courses, and provide service to the University and the profession.

The College of Engineering has established college-wide priorities for the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, Advanced Manufacturing, Sensor Systems, and Health Sciences. The CSE department’s strengths include Algorithms and Computational Science, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Computer Systems and Networking, Cybersecurity, and Software Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates in the areas of Algorithms, Operating Systems, and Artificial Intelligence who can contribute to one or more of the department’s existing strengths and/or college priority areas are especially encouraged to apply. Outstanding candidates who can contribute to one or more of the department’s existing strengths will also be considered.

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Posting Number:

F311P

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, CV, research statement (2-3 pages), teaching statement (1-3 pages), and a list of contact information for at least 3 references. Submission of up to two recent publications is strongly encouraged.

Quicklink for Posting:

http://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/40563

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 1/13/2021
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