University of Connecticut, Computer Science & Engineering

Position ID:UConn-CSE-497853 [#25928, 497853]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Residence, Storrs
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/09/26, listed until 2024/05/01)
Position Description:    

INTRODUCTION

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor-in-Residence at the Storrs campus. The successful candidate will primarily contribute to the Department’s teaching program but is encouraged to pursue his or her research interests and collaborate within the Department.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. The Department has experienced unprecedented growth in the last five years, leading to new and exciting education and research initiatives for faculty and students. CSE has 44 full-time faculty members with research areas including security, machine learning, bioinformatics, systems and networking, and big data analytics. For the more than 1,300 undergraduate and 150 graduate students, this top-notch college experience is heightened by the Department’s successful recruiting of award-winning faculty to support the next generation of computer scientists and engineers. Additional information about the Department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/.

We are pleased to invite applications for an In-Residence faculty position in the Computer Science & Engineering Department at the rank of Assistant Professor at the Storrs campus. The successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level, the development of innovative courses, and mentoring of students in research, outreach, and professional development. The successful candidate will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through teaching, possible research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in computing sciences, mathematics, data science, or related fields by the time of appointment.
  • Proven record of potential in teaching.
  • Candidates must have a deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Expertise in several areas of computer science and outstanding record of teaching and scholarship.
  • Commitment to effective teaching and use of innovative techniques.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with students in both large and small audiences.
  • The ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
  • Candidates with experience in data science and engineering are particularly encouraged to apply.  

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 9-month, annually renewable non-tenure track position with the possibility of subsequent annual academic-year reappointment, contingent on positive reviews and program funding, and may lead to a multi-year appointment. Employment is conditional upon the timely completion of an approved I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form). Candidates must be able to begin work on January 1, 2024, for the semester start. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Faculty may also be asked to teach at one of UConn’s regional campuses as part of their ordinary workload. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

TO APPLY

Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25928 and submit the following application materials.

  • A cover letter,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of students, etc.);
  • Teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.);
  • Commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.);
  • Sample articles or books;  
  • Three letters of reference

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Additional information about the Department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/.

At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.

This position will be filled subject the budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce.  The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner.  This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all.  We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
http://www.cse.uconn.edu/
 
Computer Science & Engineering Department
371 Fairfield Way, Unit 4155
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-4155
Phone: (860) 486-3719
Fax: (860) 486-4817