Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science
Colorado State University
 Fort Collins, CO

Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science Position Location Fort Collins, CO Posting Number 202000191F Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary commensurate with education and experience Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit

The computer science department has over 800 undergraduate majors and 190 graduate students in our masters and Ph.D. programs. The department has 22 tenure-track faculty with strong research programs in algorithms, artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, computer vision, distributed systems, networks, parallel computing, security, and software engineering.

Colorado State University is a Carnegie Research I institution located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver and situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Enhanced by relationships with CSU, Fort Collins has become a thriving center for high-tech and in 2018 was rated one of Milken's top five best performing cities. php), and the Rocky Mountains provide world-class outdoor recreational opportunities.

Tenure/Tenure Track? Yes % Research 45 % Teaching 45 % Service 10 % Administration 0 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 11/15/2020 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor beginning in fall 2021. Exceptional candidates at the associate professor level will also be considered. The candidate must demonstrate potential for excellence in research, teaching and service. A Ph.D. in computer science or related area is required by the date of appointment. The department is looking specifically for candidates with expertise in algorithmic and systems innovations in the area of computer networks. Priority and preferred areas are – networks beyond 5G, high performance networking, network security, and next generation network virtualization. Although other areas in computer networks would also be considered, the department is not looking for experts in the physical layer.

Applicants should have the ability to contribute to research and the development and teaching of computer science courses at all levels. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the university and department's commitment to diversity and inclusion and maintain the department's BRAID affiliation.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in computer science or related field by start of the appointment.
  • Research expertise in a relevant area.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Record of scholarly publications in the preferred and priority computer networking areas: networks beyond 5G, high performance networking, network security, next generation network virtualization
  • Ability to contribute to research, development and teaching of computer science courses at all levels
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • For Assistant Professors, demonstrate an ability to procure external funding. For Associate Professors level, a record of obtaining external funding

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59 pm (Mountain Time) on November 15, 2020. An application includes a cover letter, the candidate's complete CV, names and email addresses of at least three references, teaching statement (not to exceed 2 pages), research statement (not to exceed 4 pages including references), and a diversity and inclusion statement (not to exceed 2 pages) that discusses diversity related activities that the candidate has done in the past (such as, but not limited to, advising and mentoring of students from under-represented groups), and articulates the candidate's position regarding the principles outlined in Colorado State University's Principles of Community discussing which principles the candidate best responds to, why and in what manner. The diversity and inclusion statement is to be uploaded under “Special Required Documentation“. Letter referees will be emailed immediately upon submission of an application with a request to upload a letter of recommendation. Letters of reference must be received by November 23rd, 2020 to be considered a complete application. Applications of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Computer Science.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523, (970) 491-1715.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the department's commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

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