Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science
August 16, 2018
Higher Education Institution
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science www.cs.clarku.edu/cssearch
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Clark University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science starting Fall, 2019. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applications from the broad field of Data Science, especially Knowledge Discovery, Machine Learning, Data Mining, and Network Science. Outstanding candidates in other fields will also be considered.
We look for an energetic and independent colleague who can thrive in the environment of a small urban liberal arts research university and contribute to the success and diversity of our community, and who seeks a position that combines scholarship, teaching and involvement in the life of the University. The new faculty will have opportunities to develop new courses and programs and establish collaborations with faculty in Computer Science and other disciplines such as Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Geography and Management. Clark has been a recognized leader in innovative research and education since its founding in 1887. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers robust undergraduate programs in both disciplines. Our faculty are committed researchers and teachers, and actively collaborate with faculty at Clark and other institutions, including some in Boston. Our students participate in original research, place very highly in programming contests, and our graduates have enrolled in distinguished academic institutions or are hired by leading private companies. Additional information on the department is available at http://www.cs.clarku.edu.
To apply, please submit to the Computer Science Search Committee <email@example.com> one zip file which includes a cover letter, a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching, and up to three key publications. Please arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the search committee by the referees. At least one of those letters should comment on teaching. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: 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.
About Clark University
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed to
scholarship 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.