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Assistant Professor in Computer / Data Science

Employer
Cleveland State University
Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Cleveland State University

Assistant Professor in Computer / Data Science

 

Position Description: The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Cleveland State University (CSU) invites applications for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Computer Science/Data Science, to begin on August 22, 2022. CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally recognized and student-focused public research institution that provides accessible, affordable, and Engaged Learning opportunities for all. 

The search is part of the Cleveland Innovation District project, a five-member consortium of $565-million focused on healthcare and CS/IT programs.  More information about the Cleveland Innovation District project can be found here and its progress here. Cross-institutional research and education are underway with the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, The MetroHealth System, and Case Western Reserve University as well as other long-term partners including NASA Glenn, Rockwell Automation, and Parker Hannifin.

While applicants who have demonstrated outstanding research in all areas of Computer Science/Data Science will be considered, the preference will be given to those in the following areas: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Data Science and Analytics, Health Informatics, Graphics and Visualization, HCI, AR/VR/MR, Game design, Cyber Security, and Quantum Computing. The department encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Successful candidates should have completed their Ph.D. in Computer Science/Data Science or a closely related field by July 1, 2022.

 

Responsibility: the faculty hired in these positions will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, supervise students, actively participate in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide services to the college and university.

 

Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science/Data Science or a closely related field.

 

Preferred Qualifications: (1) Excellent teaching and communication skills. (2) Demonstrated original and productive research related to one or more of the preferred areas in Computer Science/Data Science. (3) Demonstration of inter-disciplinary research. (4) Ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

 

Applicant Instructions: For full consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae including the names and contact information of at least three professional references, and statements of teaching, research, and diversity through the Cleveland State University Human Resources website: https://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/15522. The positions will remain open until filled. However, priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 23, 2022.

 

Note:  The Successful candidate is required to submit an official transcript before their contract can be prepared.

 

Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. In the diversity statement, explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community. For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and mission as an urban serving university.

 

Questions about this position opportunity should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Chansu Yu, at search22@eecs.csuohio.edu.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Hire is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials (including evidence of a Ph.D. by July 1, 2022) and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

 

CSU is a public institution located in the city of Cleveland with approximately 17,000 racially, culturally, and economically diverse students. The university is well-known for its interdisciplinary programs, enjoying partnerships with several industrial corporations, the NASA Glenn Research Center, and the Cleveland Clinic. The EECS department offers ABET-accredited Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering, as well as the corresponding Master’s and Ph.D. programs, with 26 full-time faculty members, and over $8 million in research funding. Additional information about the department is available here.

 

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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