Clark University, Computer Science

Position ID:Clark University-Computer Science-VAP [#16061]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01610, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Big Data, Algorithms, Artificial intelligence and machine learning, Data Science
Appl Deadline:2020/03/16 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/02/24, finished 2020/06/11)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Clark University invites applications for a one-year non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Computer Science starting Fall 2020. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise and interests in theoretical computer science, machine learning, and data science. Outstanding candidates in other fields will also be considered.

We look for an energetic and independent colleague who can thrive in the environment of a small urban liberal arts research university and contribute to the success and diversity of our community. The teaching load is 6 courses equivalent in AY 2020-21, which normally corresponds to 4 courses, each with a lab section. Computer science courses are generally small and supported by undergraduate teaching assistants.

Clark has been a recognized leader in innovative research and education since its founding in 1887. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers robust undergraduate programs in both disciplines. Our faculty are committed researchers and teachers, and actively collaborate with faculty at Clark and other institutions, including some in Boston. Our students participate in original research, place very highly in programming contests and hackathons, and our graduates have enrolled in distinguished academic institutions or are hired by leading private companies. Additional information on the department is available at https://www.clarku.edu/departments/computer-science/.

To apply, please submit to the Computer Science Search Committee (cssearch@clarku.edu) one zip file which includes a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching statement, and a research statement, or submit all the required documents on this website. Please arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the search committee by the referees. At least one of those letters should comment on teaching. Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees, and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.


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Further Info:
https://www.clarku.edu/departments/computer-science/
email
(508)793 7343
 
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science
Clark University
950 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610

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