Department of Computer Science, San Francisco State University

Position ID:SFSU-CSC-AAP [#7810]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:San Francisco, California 94132, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Databases, Education, Social Networks, human-computer-interaction, Mobile Computing, Augmented Reality, Cloud Computing
Starting Date:2017/08/10
Appl Deadline:2016/11/30 finished (posted 2016/09/03, listed until 2017/03/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

San Francisco State University (SF State), Department of Computer Science (CS) invites applicants for two tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor positions beginning August 2017. The department seeks individuals with a background in the database area, but also in areas related to CS education, social networking and collaboration, mobile computing, cloud computing, augmented/virtual reality, and/or human/computer interaction. It serves 1400 majors (approx. 100 at the grad level) and has 11 full time faculty and several long-term lecturers. We offer BS and MS degrees in CS. We are engaged in outstanding research programs as evidenced by our excellent faculty publication record, NSF and NIH grants (2 NSF CAREER Awards, several NIH and NSF collaborative grants with UCSF, Stanford, Florida Atlantic University, Fulda University [Germany], etc), as well as funding from local industry affiliates. Associated with our Department is SF State’s Center for Computing for Life Sciences. The department has up-to-date lab facilities, including a Dell 80 node cluster, a GPU server with NVIDIA Tesla and Titan GPUs, and access to Amazon and IBM’s Cloud Computing services. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent and a strong background in one or more areas specified above. They must demonstrate the ability to teach courses in the areas of their specialties, as well as a range of courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to mentor students in masters' projects. Candidates must have an active record of scholarship related to their specialty area, as evidenced by publications in refereed journals and conferences, and evidence of external support or the potential for external funding of these activities. Industrial and practical experience, a track record in applied research, post-doc experience, as well as teaching and/or research experience with a large, diverse student body are preferred. The position requires graduate and undergraduate teaching in the CS curriculum, mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students, developing an active ongoing research program in one’s area of specialty, attracting external research funding, and ongoing service assignments. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Submit (PDF format) letter of intent/interest, a current CV, representative research publications, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, names and contact information of three references, and three letters of reference to, by 1/1/2017. SF State is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We especially welcome applications from members of all ethnic groups, women, veterans, and people with disabilities. Any offer for employment is contingent upon successfully completing a background check.

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Further Info:
Department of Computer Science
Thornton Hall 906
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco CA 94132

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