Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Oct 24, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Description:

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

 

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub.

Job Description:

Clark University

Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Clark University invites applications for a visiting position in Computer Science for spring 2021, possibly renewable. 

Clark has been a recognized leader in innovative research and education since its founding in 1887. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers robust undergraduate programs in both disciplines and is working with diverse departments at Clark to develop programs in Data Science. Our faculty are committed researchers and teachers, and actively collaborate with faculty at Clark and institutions worldwide, including some in nearby Boston. Our students participate in original research, place very highly in programming contests and hackathons, and our graduates have enrolled in distinguished academic institutions or are hired by leading private companies. Additional information on the department is available at https://www.mathcs.clarku.edu/.

The spring 2021 teaching load for the visiting faculty member is two courses with associated labs from a variety of choices. Computer Science courses at Clark are generally small and supported by undergraduate teaching assistants. The faculty members may have an option in 2021 to teach online or on campus, depending on the University's decision. Please click here for the 2020-21 academic calendar of Clark University.

Requirements:

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise and interest in Machine Learning and Data Science. Outstanding candidates in other fields will also be considered. 

 

We look for an energetic and independent colleague who can thrive in the environment of a small liberal arts research university and contribute to the success and diversity of our community. The new faculty will have opportunities to collaborate with faculty in Computer Science and other fields such as Mathematics, Geographic Information Science, Business Data Analytics, Computational Science, Digital Humanities, Environmental Science, International Development, and Social Data Analytics.

Additional Information:

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching statement, and a research statement. Please provide contact information for at least 2 references, at least one of which should comment on teaching. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and may continue as needed.

 

Inquiries regarding this position may be sent to the search committee at CSSearch@clarku.edu . Please include "CS Visitor Search" in the subject line.

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