Utah State University

Assistant/Associate Professor - Computer Science

City Cache County
Posted Date 7 months ago(9/30/2023 10:31 AM)
Requisition ID
2023-7069
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT
Category (Portal Searching)
Faculty
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Faculty
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
College of Science
Department
Computer Science
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience and education
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

The Department of Computer Science, in the College of Science at Utah State University, invites applications for one Assistant/Associate professor position at the Logan campus. This is an academic year (nine-month), tenure-track position. The relative weights assigned to domains of responsibility are 50% in research or creative endeavors, 40% in teaching, and 10% in service. The department is interested in strengthening and expanding its focus in Software Engineering, Programming Languages/Compilers, Algorithms and Complexity, Robotics, High Performance Computing/Cloud Computing, and Networking/Network Security, but strong applicants in other areas may be considered. The anticipated start date is August 2024.

Responsibilities

Applicants will be expected to create a research program that is consistently productive, sustainable, and nationally recognized for excellence. Applicants will also be expected to contribute effectively to the instructional mission of the university; the normal teaching load in the Computer Science Department is three semester-length courses per year, with a reduced teaching load (one course in fall semester and one course in spring semester) in the first two years. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate effectiveness in service to the operations and governance of the University, to their professional societies, or to the outreach and extension mission of the University.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in computer science or closely related discipline by the time of appointment.
  • The position requires demonstrated research success, a significant potential for attracting external research funding, excellence in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • The ability to supervise student research.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multiple years of industrial or academic experience

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. One-page cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae (education and GPAs, publications and their impact factor or ranking, funded projects and their durations and dollar amounts, and service)
  3. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  4. Two-page research statement excluding references (research experience and interests, short-term research agenda, long-term research agenda, and collaboration opportunities with other faculty members)
  5. One-page teaching statement (teaching philosophy, teaching experience, a list of courses capable of teaching, and a list of courses desired to teach)
  6. Names and contact information (including email addresses) for three references.

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience and education

ADA

Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  

 

As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 7/2023

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023

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