Computer Science Assistant Professor

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF College of Engineering & Mines
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional, Engineering/Computer Science

Position Summary:

The Computer Science department at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor starting Fall 2021. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing a strong research program and obtaining research funding, publishing in peer-reviewed publications, and performing service. Candidates must have a BS degree in Computer Science or similarly named field, and a PhD in Computer Science or closely-related field prior to beginning the job.

Duties:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Specialized background in computer science, including computer science education, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, mathematical modeling, big data, data analytics, or cyber security. Demonstrated teaching ability. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing a strong research program and obtaining research funding, publishing in peer-reviewed publications, and performing service. Must have a BS in Computer Science or similarly named engineering field. Must also have a PhD in Computer Science or related field prior to beginning the job.Essential

The Department of Computer Science (www.cs.uaf.edu) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor starting spring 2021. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, obtaining funded research, publishing in peer-reviewed publications, and performing public service. Candidates must have a PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent. 

The department offers an ABET-accredited BS, MS, and interdisciplinary PhD degree. UAF (www.uaf.edu) is the major research campus in the University of Alaska system and hosts several research institutes. Fairbanks, a modern community with approximately 98,000 residents, is located in interior Alaska between the Alaska and Brooks mountain ranges and noted for the scope of unique outdoor activities. We seek candidates who will strengthen our degree programs and appreciate the unique geography and climate of interior Alaska.

Required documentation includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references with contact information, and statement of teaching and research interests.  Interested candidates must apply online at http://www.alaska.edu/jobs/ by submitting all the required documents.

Review of applications will begin April 11, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Specialized background in Computer Science.
Demonstrated teaching ability.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science or equivalent.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC).

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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