Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Denver, CO
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Sector
Science, Computer Science and IT, Computer Science
Organization Type
Corporate
*Position Summary:*

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Denver (DU) is building an academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff who teach and work in a supportive environment surrounded by people with a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Our institutional DEI action plan can be found [here](https://www.du.edu/equity/dei-action-plan).

We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in all areas of Computer Science with particular interest in the following areas: artificial intelligence (including AI theory), machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, natural language processing, and search. We are especially interested in applicants that can also build research partnerships with existing faculty who have strengths in algorithms, biomedical applications, computational geometry, computer science education, embedded systems and field robotics, games, human-computer interaction, human-robot interaction, privacy, programming languages, security, and software engineering.

*Required Qualifications:*

* PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline by the time of appointment.

* Research record in terms of publications and/or funding or funding potential commensurate with appointment level.

* Potential for integration of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion into teaching, research, and service.

* Understanding of the importance of teaching within the teacher-scholar model and the desire to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level.

* Ability to collaborate with Departmental, School and University researchers.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills.

*Application Deadline*
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on *December 1st, 2021*. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

*Special Instructions*
Candidates must apply online through [jobs.du.edu](www.jobs.du.edu) to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

*Salary Grade Number:*
The salary grade for the position is UC.

*Salary Range:*
The 9-month salary range for this position is $100,000-$109,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

*Benefits:*
The [University of Denver](https://www.du.edu/human-resources/media/documents/benefits-overview-benefited-employees.pdf) offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the [University of Denver](https://www.du.edu/).

*Please include the following documents with your application:*
1. CV
2. Cover Letter
3. Research/scholarly activities statement including details about your research plans and how your scholarly work will contribute to our existing research strengths. We welcome a description of the larger societal impacts of your work and how it relates to our DEI mission.
4. Teaching statement describing ways you would contribute to our graduate and undergraduate academic programs in Computer Science. We welcome a description of how your teaching practices would contribute to our DEI mission.
5. A statement describing your philosophy, methods, and experiences in DEI along with how they will contribute to our DEI mission within Computer Science.
6. Names and contact information for 3 professional references.

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see [non-discrimination-statement](https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/non-discrimination-statement).

*All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.*

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