University of Hawaii at Hilo, Computer Science and Engineering

Position ID:University of Hawaii at Hilo-Computer Science and Engineering-TTAP1 [#15817]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hilo, Hawaii 96720, United States
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2020/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/01/06, finished 2020/08/16)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science, position number 86382, UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences, tenure-track, general funds, full-time, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

The University of Hawai’i at Hilo is a state university with a private college atmosphere. We offer small class sizes, a low faculty-to-student ratio and opportunities for undergraduate research.  We are located in the colorful town of Hilo, which is surrounded by natural beauty on the Big Island of Hawai’i.

The successful candidate will have ample opportunity to collaborate with natural scientists studying the “living laboratory” of this island, and will also be able to make an impact on a small but dynamic CS department.

Duties:  Teach lower- and upper-level undergraduate courses in computer science, preferably in areas related to computer systems; assist in ongoing curriculum maintenance and development; engage in computer science research; advise students; and participate in community and university service.                                                                                                                                              

Minimum Qualifications:  Doctoral-level degree at the time of appointment from an accredited university in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field; experience with teaching computer science courses; record of successful research publication.

Desirable Qualifications:  Evidence of high-quality undergraduate instruction (e.g. teaching evaluations) in computer science courses, experience teaching systems-related courses (i.e. operating systems, architecture, networks & communication, etc.); experience in developing undergraduate curricula; ongoing record of research publication in well-regarded conferences and/or journals; evidence of engaging undergraduate students in recent research activities.  Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations that reflect the University’s Native Hawaiian and Pacific-islander serving context.

Salary:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Visit Click on the "Apply" button at the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach the following required documents: 1) a letter of application specifically addressing the ability to perform stated duties and explaining how minimum and desirable qualifications are met; 2) a current curriculum vita; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; 4) a research statement, including future research plans; 5) academic transcripts (copies are acceptable, however, official transcripts are required prior to employment).

Additionally, three current professional letters of reference with contact information should be forwarded by the letter writers directly to Dr. Mandel ( At least one letter needs to address the applicant’s ability to teach.

Please do not include any self-identifying photos; they will be redacted. PLEASE REDACT REFERENCES TO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND BIRTH DATE ON TRANSCRIPT COPIES.  To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by February 15, 2020.   All requested documents/information must be submitted with your application and become the property of the University.  Unless stated otherwise, all minimum qualifications must be met by the application date.  Failure to submit all requested documents/information shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered.

Inquiries:  Dr. Travis Mandel, Assistant Professor of Computer Science,

Closing Date:  Continuous recruitment, application review begins February 15, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Contact: Dr. Travis Mandel
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University of Hawaii at Hilo
College of Natural and Health Sciences
200 W. Kawili Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720.
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