Computer Science: Assistant Professor
POSITION: Two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor are available in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts & Sciences. The department seeks a dynamic candidate who is committed to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active program involving undergraduates. This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2021/2022 academic year, August 23, 2021.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in the area of Computer Science. ABD applicants will be considered but all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 23, 2021.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of successful university teaching; cover courses in the computer science curriculum; interest in innovative curriculum development; demonstrated leadership skills; ability to act as a role model for Computer Science majors, including female students; commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
DUTIES: Teach courses in the Department of Computer Science based on program needs and in accordance with specialization; participate in research and scholarly activities; provide academic advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the department, University and profession.
DEPARTMENT: The goal of the Department of Computer Science is to be the premiere computer science teaching institution in the Upper Midwest. We offer a bachelor’s degree in computer science as well as an emphasis in software engineering, and currently have approximately 225 students pursuing a bachelor's degree. We also support minors in computer science and multimedia communication. Our highly collegial faculty has a wide range of teaching and research interests and actively participates in the regional and national computer science education community.
UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.
The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Job-Postings/. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the "Computer Science: Assistant Professor" position (Job ID # 16595) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vita
- Unofficial graduate school transcript
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Names and contact information for three references.
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To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by October 1, 2020. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
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