Open Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Professor of Computer Science - Clark University
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 155454
Location: Worcester, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Nov 4 2022 Job Description:
The Department of Computer Science at Clark University invites applications for an open rank position (tenure track assistant professor, tenure track or tenured associate professor, tenured full professor of computer science), starting fall 2023.
The primary role of a faculty member at Clark encompasses maintaining an active research program, teaching, curriculum development, student advising, and service. The Department of Computer Science values and promotes interdisciplinary collaborations. The teaching load for computer science faculty engaged in active research is 2-2, with labs counted for partial teaching credits.
The Department of Computer Science offers a robust undergraduate program in computer science, leads an interdisciplinary program in data science, and works with a variety of departments at Clark to develop new courses and programs. Our faculty are committed researchers and teachers, and actively collaborate with faculty at Clark and institutions worldwide, including some in nearby Boston. Our students participate in original research, place very highly in programming contests and hackathons, and our graduates have enrolled in distinguished academic institutions or are hired by leading private companies. Additional information on the department is available at https://www.clarku.edu/departments/computer-science/.
Applicants for tenure track assistant professor must have obtained their doctoral degree or are anticipated to complete their dissertation defense tenure in computer science or a closely related field by the end of summer 2023. Applicants for tenured associate or full professor must have held at another institution prior to joining Clark University.
Preference will be given to applicants with expertise and interest in in distributed systems, software engineering, theory and algorithms, extended reality, graphics and animation. Outstanding candidates in other fields will also be considered.
Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Clark University offers a generous benefit package for full and, if applicable, part-time employees that include; paid time off, generous retirement plan, group health and dental insurance, life insurance, and tuition, along with use of many campus amenities. For a complete list of benefits for eligible employees visit here.
A successful background check is required upon acceptance.
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.