University of Wisconsin - Madison, Dept. of Computer Sciences

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Position ID:UWMadison-ComputerSciences-FAC288765 [#26332, PVL 288765]
Position Title: Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/10/23)
Position Description:    

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Job Summary:

As a part of the vision for the newly formed School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS), the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has embarked on a multi-year effort to grow its faculty, enhance its strengths in many areas of computing, and extend its impact in interdisciplinary areas. As part of this endeavor, we invite highly qualified candidates in all areas of computer science to apply to positions at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels that will begin in August 2024. The successful candidate will contribute to an inclusive, fair, and equitable environment that fosters engagement and a sense of belonging for faculty, staff, students and members of the broader community.

Responsibilities:

Duties will include scholarly research in one or more area(s) of computer science; individual and classroom teaching in computer science at the undergraduate and graduate levels and advising and mentoring graduate students majoring in computer science or related areas; service to the department, college, university, and academic community, nationally or internationally. The successful candidate, as a member of the College of L&S, will proactively contribute to, support, and advance the college’s commitment to diversity among all aspects of their teaching, research, and service.

Education:

(Required) Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or in a closely related area prior to start of appointment.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will show potential for developing an outstanding scholarly research program in one or more area(s) of computer science that is/are recognized by the leaders of the area(s) and for innovative and for student-centered teaching in computer science at all levels. Tenured appointments at the associate and full professor levels require records of proven excellence in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with fostering or the ability to foster an inclusive and equity-centered teaching, learning, departmental, and research environment where all can thrive.

Additional Information:

The Department of Computer Sciences is among the oldest and top-ranked computer science departments in the world, renowned for its groundbreaking research in computer architecture, database systems, distributed and grid computing, optimization, and many other areas of computer science. The department has a strong track record of support of transformative research and building large-scale computing infrastructures, such as HTCondor and CloudLab, and of new interdisciplinary collaborations, programs, and centers, including the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery (WID). The department has also been the beneficiary of significant donations aimed at supporting its research and educational mission. The new School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) is a significant resource for the Department of Computer Sciences to strengthen its interdisciplinary and cross-campus research collaborations, to establish new, innovative educational programs in the intersection of computing and other domains, and to promote engagement with high-impact, real-world challenges that can be addressed through computing. More information about CDIS can be found at https://cdis.wisc.edu. The construction of a new innovative building for CDIS, which will be the new home of the Department of Computer Sciences, was recently started, which can be seen at: https://cdis.wisc.edu/building-future/. The College of Letters & Science is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all of us - students, staff, and faculty - can thrive. Ours is a community in which we all are welcome. Most importantly, we strive to build a community in which all of us feel a great sense of belonging. There is no excellence without diversity in all its forms; diverse teams are more creative and successful than homogeneous ones. We are better when we are diverse and when we acknowledge, celebrate and honor our diversity. In acknowledging and honoring our diversity, we also assume a responsibility to support and stand up for each other.

Located at the nexus of four beautiful lakes, Madison, the capital of the state of Wisconsin and home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, consistently ranks among the top American cities for its quality of life. With the headquarters of medical software company Epic, Microsoft's Jim Gray Systems Lab, Google, and several other technology giants in the area, as well as a strong startup ecosystem, Madison is also among the fastest growing technology hubs in the country.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Application materials, including a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching objectives, three sample publications, names and contact information for at least three references, must be electronically submitted via http://cs.wisc.edu/faculty-apply. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible and no later than December 1, 2023 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Questions should be directed to recruiting@cs.wisc.edu. Please note that applicants will be evaluated based upon submitted application materials and therefore should speak to and include evidence of their qualifications.

See https://www.cs.wisc.edu/people/faculty-staff-recruitment/ for further details.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
http://www.cs.wisc.edu/about/employment
email address
608-262-1204
 
1210 W. Dayton St.
Computer Sciences Bldg.
Madison, WI 53706-1613