Assistant Professor
Utah State University - Logan, UT

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Position Title

Assistant Professor

Position Summary

Applications are invited for multiple open faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level, for employment beginning Spring or Fall semester, 2013. Applicants must have completed a PhD in Computer Science by the time of appointment. The positions require demonstrated research success; a significant potential for attracting external research funding; excellence in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; the ability to supervise student research; a commitment to department, university, and community service; and excellent communication skills. The department is interested in strengthening its focus in the following areas: Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Databases, HCI, Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems and Networks, and Mobile Computing. USU offers competitive salaries and outstanding medical, retirement and professional benefits including an annual tax-free contribution to your retirement fund of 14.2% of your annual salary (see http://www.usu.edu/hr/ for details). The department currently has approximately 300 undergraduate majors, 70 MS students and 25 PhD students. There are 14 full time faculty positions and one lecturer position in the department. The department's BS degrees are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. Utah State University is a Carnegie Research Doctoral extensive University of over 20,000 students, nestled in a mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah. Opportunities for a wide range of outdoor activities are plentiful. Housing costs are at or below national averages, and the area provides a supportive environment for families and a balanced personal/professional life. Women, minority, veteran and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples. Utah State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, with a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Gender Equity program, committed to increasing diversity among students, faculty, and all participants in university life.

Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching/Research/Service

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have completed a PhD in computer science by the time of appointment. The position requires demonstrated research success, a significant potential for attracting external research funding, excellence in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, the ability to supervise student research, and excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The department is interested in strengthening its focus in the following areas: Cyber Security Software Engineering Databases, HCI Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems and Networks Mobile Computing

Work Environment

Office Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.

Physical Requirements-Nearly Continuously

Physical Requirements-Often

Sitting Repetitive hand motion(such as typing) Hearing,listening Talking Standing

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with the online applicaiton, please attach: 1. A letter of interest 2. A current curriculum vita (statements of research experience and interests, proposals written and funded, publications, and teaching experience) 3. The names and email addresses of three references. (Your references will be sent an email from USU, asking them to upload a letter of recommendation on your behalf) Additionally, each applicant must complete a questionnaire located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/USUCSFACSRCH (This is not a hot link and so you will need to copy and paste this link into your browser) It is recommended that all the required documents are ready to attach before you click on the 'apply for' link.

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae

Optional Applicant Documents

Research Statement Teaching Philosophy

Review Date

11-26-2012

Position Close Date

Open Until Filled

Salary

Commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus excellent benefits.

Percent of Time or Hours per Week

100%

Quicklink

jobs.usu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58001