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Assistant Professor in Computer Science (multiple positions)

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Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Computer Science - 208120
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Position Summary:

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for multiple tenure track positions at the assistant professor rank to start August 16, 2022.

The Department offers a stimulating academic environment with active research programs in growing areas of computer science. Recently, the Department has relocated to a brand new state-of-the-art facility with numerous cutting-edge research labs and classrooms, and a commitment to further expand and grow the faculty and student opportunities. The department offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, and also a certificate in Autonomous Systems and Data Science.

We seek experts committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education who also have a focus on research. The individuals holding these positions are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, pursue an externally funded research program, advise and mentor students, and engage in service to the university and the community.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. The successful candidates will demonstrate support for diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all candidates to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Completion of all coursework needed for a Ph.D. in Computer Science or an equivalent field.

+ Potential for quality teaching.

+ Potential for scholarly research.

+ Articulated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education with a focus on research.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

+ Evidence of quality teaching.

+ Successful experience in any or all of the following:

- effectively engaging, teaching, mentoring, and advising students of diverse backgrounds.
- working with socially and culturally diverse communities.
- working collaboratively with various constituents, e.g., colleagues, community members, industry representatives.

+ Ability to establish an externally funded research program.

+ Scholarly research related to the candidate’s field.

+ Excellent classroom management skills.

+ Effective oral communication skills.

+ Effective interpersonal communication skills.

+ Commitment to breadth of education including educating the whole person in the Marianist tradition and a commitment of service to the community, university and profession.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter that addresses all minimum and any applicable preferred qualifications met, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (scanned into one document for upload), contact information for three references, a statement articulating their commitment to excellence in teaching which includes active and experiential learning, and a statement addressing research plans. If coursework is not transcripted, please submit a letter from your advisor indicating coursework is complete.

Posting closes at 11:55 PM EST

Closing Statement:

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at: http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php


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