Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Computer Science

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Computer Science

Job Posting Number:

202223TTL

Job Location:

San Marcos

Department:

Computer Science

Position Description:

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for three full-time (nine-month) tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor and/or Associate Professor to begin in Fall 2022. All positions are subject to availability of funds. We are seeking candidates to complement and enhance our research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer security and networks, data science, human-computer interaction, high-performance computing, and software engineering. Outstanding candidates in other areas will also be considered.

Job duties include conducting research that results in refereed publications and external funding, teaching effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervising student research, and serving at the department, college, university, and professional levels. The faculty members in the department are very active in research with a view to commercialization. The department’s annual research expenditures exceed $1.5 million. The faculty members have won Facebook, Google, and IBM Faculty awards, NSF CAREER awards, and a PECASE award.

The department offers the following degree programs: B.S. in computer science, B.A. in computer science, M.S. in computer science, M.A. in computer science, and Ph.D. in computer science. The B.S. degree program is ABET accredited. The Ph.D. program is the first in Texas to combine the application of computer science practice and theory with entrepreneurial and commercialization skills.

The department is committed to excellence in education and research. With a wide range of courses and research opportunities offered by a talented faculty, the department strives for an exceptional student experience. Three students were IBM Master the Mainframe Contest top winners. Six students won NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awards. One student received the CRA outstanding undergraduate researcher award.

The department enjoys a friendly atmosphere and is housed in a recently renovated building equipped with the latest technology. The campus is in the Texas Hill Country and only 30 minutes from Austin and 45 minutes from San Antonio, both of which have international airports and are home to some of the largest IT companies. The cost of living is very reasonable, and the climate is good year round.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related field by the start of employment.

To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, the candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in research (including potential in obtaining external funding), teaching, and service, as well as have effective oral and written communication skills.

Applicants in the rank of Associate Professor should have a sustained record of successful external funding and supervision of student research.

Application Procedures:

Online submission of all application materials is required through the university’s application portal, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36148.
To assure full consideration, please submit the following by February 7, 2022: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and three professional references including names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.

As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for three (3) professional references. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Once selected for an on-campus interview, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal. Applicants are highly recommended to remind their referees to respond to the letter request in a timely manner. Letters of recommendation will be required prior to interviews.

Candidates selected for interviews will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

Please visit the Department of Computer Science Faculty Employment for additional information.

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2022

Posting Date:

09/09/2021

Full Consideration Date::

02/07/2022

Open Until Filled?:

Yes

EEO/AA Statement:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation:

If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at [email protected]. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

Record Checks and Verifications:

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Eligibility for Employment:

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Tobacco-Free Campus:

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Why Work at Texas State?:

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36148

Organization

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor.  A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.

Mission

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.

Locations

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

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Texas
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