University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, The College of Engineering & Applied Science

Position ID:University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee-The College of Engineering & Applied Science-AP [#22063]
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201, United States
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Computer Vision, Graphics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Programming Languages, Theory
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/07/11, finished 2023/05/03, listed until 2023/07/11)
Position Description:    

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02314136

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
UWM is an R1 doctoral/very high research activity university and Wisconsin’s premier public urban institution, offering a comprehensive liberal arts, sciences and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to over 20,000 students. The institution strongly supports enhancing diversity. It is a founding partner of the Moon Shot for Equity initiative.
Milwaukee is the seventh most affordable metropolitan market in the country and offers a vibrant quality of life in a globally competitive region. The city takes full advantage of its Lake Michigan location. The Southeast Wisconsin region is home to 2,360 tech companies and 14 Fortune 1,000 headquarters and is the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States.

Job Summary
The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science (CS). The successful candidate will conduct independent research and seek external funding, collaborate with CEAS faculty with research and grant development, teach courses in CS, assist with CS curricular development, and mentor graduate students in doctoral dissertation research or masters level projects. Active areas of research in Computer Science at UWM include Computer Vision, Graphics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Planning, Programming Languages, Proof Assistants, and Theoretical Computer Science. The Computer Science bachelor's and master's programs are the largest in CEAS. Enrollment continues to grow, and hiring of additional faculty is anticipated. The department offers a PhD degree concentration in Computer Science and an interdisciplinary PhD in Biomedical and Health Informatics.

Inter-disciplinary collaborations are strongly encouraged. Opportunities for collaboration exist in the College of Engineering & Applied Science and through the Connected Systems Institute (CSI), the Data Science Institute (DSI) and the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (LEC), and other industry-sponsored research programs on campus. Collaborative research in Advanced Manufacturing, Biomedical Science or Applications, Embedded Systems, Sustainable Energy Systems, and Water Technology is ongoing.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in computer science, or a closely related STEM discipline, before beginning appointment;
  • Ability to teach CS courses at both the lower and upper division level;
  • Demonstrated research potential.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Teaching experience.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Computer Science Education, Cybersecurity, Distributed Systems, Graphics, Human-Computer Interaction, Networks, or Robotics.
  • Ability to connect to and support one or more of CEAS’s strategic research thrust areas in Energy, Water, Biomedical, Advanced manufacturing, and Transportation.

Application Instructions
This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of September 12, 2022. Candidates applying after the initial date of review may not be reviewed. For guaranteed consideration, please apply by September 11, 2022. Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:
1) A letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position2) Detailed curriculum vitae3) Teaching Statement4) Research Statement5) A minimum of three references with contact information (names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers).
It is anticipated that the successful candidate would start on or before January 2, 2023
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. Apply electronically the instructions above.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

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