CIS Tenured or Tenure-track Positions 2022Location:
Philadelphia, PAOpen Date:
Aug 22, 2021Description:
The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania continues to expand rapidly. In pursuit of this goal, the Department of Computer and Information Science is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels.
We seek individuals with stellar research achievement and potential, who will excel in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and take a position of international leadership in defining their field of study. Leadership in cross-disciplinary collaborations is of particular interest. Successful applicants will find Penn to be a stimulating environment conducive to professional growth. This position will start July 1, 2022.
We seek individuals who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Our faculty participate in departmental and school-level efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, and to work closely with students to identify and address diversity challenges. We request a discussion of candidates’ experiences in establishing and maintaining supportive, inclusive environments for diverse student communities, and what plans they have for being involved in diversity efforts at Penn.Qualifications:
Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science or a relevant discipline. We seek exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science, with a special interest in computer security, computer graphics, databases/data science, machine learning, and information visualization. We especially invite applications from candidates whose interests are aligned with the school’s strategic plan: https://www.seas.upenn.edu/about/strategic-plan/.Application Instructions:
Application Instructions: To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 30th, 2020. However, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, statement on inclusion and diversity, and names of 3 references. We also ask that you request your letters of recommendation to complete your application. as Other supporting documents are optional. Applications must be submitted online through Interfolio.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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