The Department of Computer Science at Portland State University
invites applications for multiple positions for Assistant Professor
in Computer Science. The expected start date for these positions is
September 2022, but earlier or later dates can be negotiated. One
position will be part of a cluster hire, jointly with the Fariborz
Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics, on Computational
Science for a Sustainable Future.
We are particularly interested in candidates with backgrounds in
one or more of the following: in (a) theoretical computer science,
including algorithms, quantum computing, or related areas; (b)
database systems, data science, or data visualization; and/or (c)
computational science, including high performance computing,
parallel numerical and discrete algorithms and the applications
thereof, and/or machine learning. However, exceptional candidates
in other areas will also be considered.
The Department of Computer Science (https://www.pdx.edu/computer-science/)
currently has 22 tenure-track faculty members, including 5 NSF
CAREER Award winners and an ACM Fellow. The department offers an
ABET-accredited B.S. degree, both a thesis and a non-thesis M.S.,
and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Current areas of faculty research
include: theory, quantum computing, data science, machine learning
and artificial intelligence, networking and systems, privacy and
security, programming languages and formal methods, software
engineering, visualization, and computer science education.
Portland State University is a public university located in the
heart of one of the most progressive and vibrant cities in the U.S.
The University is known nationally for its innovation, community
engagement and sustainability initiatives. Its urban setting and
its unique relationship to city and regional agencies provides a
living laboratory for urban research and industry and government
collaboration. The Portland area is home to numerous software and
hardware companies that collectively employ more than 40,000 people
in high-tech. Industry leaders such as Intel, Google, Amazon,
Synopsis, Oracle, Apple, Nvidia, and eBay have significant presence
Applicants are expected to hold or be near completion of a Ph.D.
degree in Computer Science or another relevant field. Non-Ph.D.
applicants will be required to have completed the Ph.D. by their
JOB DUTIES SPECIFICATIONS
The successful applicant will maintain scholarly and funded
research activities; teach undergraduate and graduate classes;
advise students; and provide service to the university,
professional communities, and to the public.
Please visit https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/35879
for detailed information and instructions on applying.
Applicants must provide:
1. a cover letter addressing how the applicant fits into the areas
identified in the position description and how they will contribute
to the research portfolio and/or the strategic vision of the
2. a curriculum vitae;
3. a statement of teaching philosophy;
4. a statement of research interests;
5. a statement of philosophy and experience related to diversity,
inclusion, and equity; and
6. contact information for three professional references.
For inquiries about these positions, please contact
email@example.com. Review of applications will begin November 1,
2021 and will continue until the positions are filled.