Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Systems
University of Washington
Location: UW Tacoma
Internal Number: 116931
The School of Engineering and Technology at the University of Washington (UW) Tacoma invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Systems program. This is a full-time (100% FTE) position with a nine-month service period, beginning September 2023. The successful candidate will pursue a vigorous research agenda and demonstrate a passion for teaching. The successful candidate will teach classes at the graduate and undergraduate levels, conduct quality research that complements inquiry within the School of Engineering and Technology, actively participate in service to the university and profession, and promote a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students. Highly qualified applicants from any area of computer science or related fields will be considered.
About the University of Washington Tacoma:
UW Tacoma, one of the three UW campuses, is an urban undergraduate and graduate level campus that is evolving economically, culturally, and architecturally together with the region it serves (South Puget Sound region). The School of Engineering and Technology (SET) was created in 2001 through a public/private partnership to address the critical demand for producing computing and engineering professionals in the South Puget Sound. Today, SET has 33 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 19 teaching faculty, and approximately 925 students. SET faculty are successful at receiving research funding from federal/government grants/contracts, and industry partners. The Computer Science and Systems (CSS) program within SET offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees with 22 PhD students, 94 MS students, and 369 undergraduate majors. Faculty actively engage in research in Bioinformatics, Cryptography and Information Security, Data Science and Machine Learning, Distributed Systems (Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Smart Cities, and Vehicular Networks), GIS, and many other areas. In addition to CSS, SET students enroll in undergraduate degree programs in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering and Systems, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, and Mechanical Engineering, and graduate degree programs in Cybersecurity and Leadership and Electrical and Computer Engineering. For more information regarding the School of Engineering and Technology please visit: https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/SET
UW Tacoma is a 46-acre, urban-serving campus that currently serves approximately 5000 students. The campus consists of architectural award-winning LEED certified retrofitted historical buildings, set in the midst of the city's museum mile situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, offering views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, while providing an incomparable gateway to Pacific Northwest recreation opportunities. Also, UW Tacoma's commitment to diversity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.
The base salary range for this position will be $12,444-$13,390 per month ($112,000-$120,510 per 9-month academic year), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Other compensation associated with this position may include a one-time relocation allowance, if applicable. A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/.
A Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science or a related field is required
a cover letter describing academic qualifications, professional experiences, and potential to complement current faculty research;
three most significant peer-reviewed publications;
a research statement including any plans for funding/grant writing;
a teaching statement including a list of courses the candidate is qualified to teach;
a diversity statement detailing how the candidate plans to support the success of students from diverse racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in computer science;
a curriculum vitae; and
three letters of reference including contact information.
Position URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/116931
Applications must be submitted electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/116931
This position is contingent on available funding and will remain open until filled, applications received by December 21, 2022 will receive priority review. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Equal Employment Opportunity questionnaire that is linked to the confirmation email. This information will not be shared with the search committee.
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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information
Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.