Schmid College of Science and Technology, Chapman University

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-S18CPSCTT [#9239]
Position Title: Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Theory
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/06/23, finished 2018/07/23, listed until 2017/12/06)
Position Description:    

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Job Title

Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, Tenured


Schmid College of Science and Technology, Orange, CA


Faculty, Full-time, with tenure

General Information

Schmid College of Science and Technology (SCST) at Chapman University seeks applicants for the position of Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, effective Spring 2018.

Chapman University offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition for its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the Schmid College of Science & Technology is available at


A Ph.D. degree in computer science, mathematics, computational science, data science, or software engineering is required. Whereas we welcome applicants from all disciplines in these fields, preference will be given to candidates with a background in theoretical computer science, such as automata/complexity, programming language design, foundations of computation and formal software verification. Applicants for this senior position are expected to have a strong publication record in theoretical computer science, a history of successfully mentoring students at the graduate and undergraduate level, and a desire to engage in university-level service.


Schmid College and the University value personalized faculty collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students. The new faculty member will be expected to advise, mentor, and encourage undergraduate and graduate students with regard to curriculum, research projects, internship opportunities, and career possibilities.   As a Full Professor, significant service, including mentoring junior faculty, is expected. Tenured faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda. The successful candidate will teach 2 courses per semester.  Courses may include Programming Languages (CPSC 354), Compiler Construction (CPSC 402), and Formal Methods in Software Engineering (SE 420).  

Contact Information

Application review will begin immediately. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.  Candidates should submit application materials electronically at the following link:

•          cover letter that clearly articulates how the candidate envisions contributing to the research, educational, and diversity & inclusivity missions of Chapman University.

•          curriculum vitae

•          teaching philosophy statement

•          research statement

•          completed faculty employment application

•          three letters of recommendation


Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

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