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Open Rank Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty, Computer Science

Colorado School of Mines


Location:
Golden, Colorado
Date:
10/05/2017
2017-10-052017-11-05
Job Status:
Full Time
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  • Education and Research
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Colorado School of Mines

Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator that recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in learning and research. Mines is committed to developing student, faculty, and staff populations with differing perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and needs and to creating a richer mix of ideas, energizing and enlightening debates, deeper commitments, and a host of educational, research, and service outcomes. As such, Mines values candidates who have experience working in settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job no: 492899
Work type Tenure/Tenured Track Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Job Description:                    
The Computer Science Division of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for an open rank tenure/tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science (applications considered at assistant, associate, and full professor levels), anticipated to begin in August 2017. Research specialization of interest includes (1) data science, broadly defined to include, but not limited to, machine learning, data mining, and data analytics, and (2) artificial intelligence (AI), broadly defined to include, but not limited to, robotics, human-machine interaction, computer vision, and AI planning.

Responsibilities:                  
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses as well as develop an externally funded research program that includes graduate students and results in publications in conferences and journals. Service to both Mines and the profession is expected. Mines encourages applications from qualified candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must possess, by August 2018, a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or closely related field. Applicants must demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. In addition, applicants must demonstrate, or show evidence of, excellent written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills. Applicants for associate professor or full professor must have an established and currently-funded program with clear potential for continuance, and a proven track record of success in teaching, research, and service.

Department Description:  
Colorado School of Mines, Colorado's oldest public university is located in Golden, Colorado, in the foothills of the Rockies, 13 miles west of Denver and 21 miles south of Boulder. Mines has 4500 undergraduate students and 1200 graduate students in a broad range of applied science and engineering disciplines. Annual research funding in 2016 was $60M. The 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges ranks Mines as the second-ranked public university in Colorado and 82nd in the category of Best National Universities, both public and private, and 33rd in the category of Top Public Schools. The School’s proximity to Denver and Boulder provides opportunities for significant collaboration with government labs and industry as well as other universities.

The CS Division currently has 9 tenured/tenure track faculty and 4 teaching faculty. The division offers a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Computer Science with approximately 300 undergraduate and 60 graduate students. More information about the university and the CS Division, including active research areas, can be found at http://mines.edu and http://cs.mines.edu.

How to Apply:                         
Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, names and contact information for three professional references from whom letters may be subsequently requested, veterans status) and upload a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research, and a curriculum vitae. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Applicants must specify in the application package to which rank they are applying.

Evaluation of candidates will begin on December 5, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. The desired start date is August 2018.

Compensation:
Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu

Background Investigation Required:
Yes

 


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