The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Computer Science to begin in September 2019.
The University of St. Thomas is a liberal arts institution that values excellence in teaching and research. The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (http://www.stthomas.edu/cisc/) offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Statistics, as well as minors in each area. The department also supports numerous departments and programs across the university with courses in computing and statistics.
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses in computer science. The standard teaching load for this position is three course sections (generally two preparations) per semester. It is expected that a successful candidate will maintain a productive research agenda and engage in service to the department, college and/or university. While the search committee welcomes applicants with expertise in any area of computer science, they are especially interested in candidates who have expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, or high-performance computing.
Minimum requirements: Ph.D. (U.S. or foreign equivalent degree) in Computer Science or a closely related field. Alternatively, candidates who are ABD with evidence of PhD completion before September 1, 2019 will be considered, with an initial appointment to be made at the instructor level. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and show strong potential for productive research/scholarly activities in computer science.
Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota's largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.
The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.
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Applications must include (1) a cover letter and curriculum vitae, (2) a statement (up to two pages) detailing your teaching experience and your teaching philosophy, (3) a statement (up to three pages) outlining your current and future research and (4) an unofficial copy of your graduate transcripts. Applicants will supply the names and contact information of three references when they apply at the link below. We will not contact references without permission to do so from the candidate. At least one reference should specifically address teaching.
Any questions regarding the position should be sent to the search committee chair Mark Werness (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To receive full consideration for the position, all application materials should be received by November 4, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.