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Assistant Professor

Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
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Position Announcement

The College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, invites nominations and applications for one tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering beginning in January 2022. All candidates must have Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related discipline by the start of employment. For this position, we are interested in cybersecurity, which includes, but not limited to, software system security, cyber-physical system security, and security in machine learning and artificial intelligence. The responsibilities of the position include teaching, research, and service in the Computer Science and Computer Engineering (CSCE) Department. Successful applicants are expected to conduct research leading to scholarly publications in the appropriate area, write proposals to obtain external funding, establish an independent research program supported by external funding, develop, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor students, serve on various faculty and student-oriented committees, exhibit participation and leadership in related professional societies and participate in the faculty decision-making for the department.

About the Department/College/University/Northwest Arkansas Area

The College of Engineering consists of eight departments that offer BS degrees in nine disciplines, MS degrees in ten disciplines, and a PhD degree in Engineering with several concentrations. The undergraduate enrollment in the college currently stands at 3220 and the graduate enrollment stands at 1057.

The CSCE Department offers BS and MS degrees in Computer Science and in Computer Engineering as well as PhD degrees in Engineering with Computer Science or Computer Engineering as concentrations. The department consists of 21 full-time faculty members and is housed in the state-of-the-art J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Center for Academic Excellence with modern faculty offices, laboratories suitable for computational research, and classrooms. The Department is active in research. There are three endowed chairs in the Department. Five of our faculty members are NSF CAREER award recipients. For more information about the department, visit http://computer-science-and-computer-engineering.uark.edu

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,500 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

Diversity and Inclusion

The College of Engineering is dedicated to building and supporting a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty, staff, and administration committed to teaching and working in an inclusive environment.   The College strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, differently abled individuals, LGBTQIA+, and veterans. To promote equity and excellence, selection committees will consider any career interruptions experienced by applicants. As such, applicants are invited to share related circumstances and explain how the interruptions have impacted their career path.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to electronically submit the following materials in a single PDF file: (a) a letter of application, (b) a comprehensive curriculum vita, (c) the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references, (d) statement of teaching and research philosophy, and (e) a diversity statement that describes how the applicant, as a faculty member, will function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, and backgrounds.

Applications should be submitted via the University of Arkansas job board: https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Direct link to the job posting: https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/job/Fayetteville/Assistant-Professor---Engineering_R0002699

Nominations, inquiries, or questions may be directed to:

Dr. Qinghua Li, CSCE Faculty Search Committee Chair
qinghual@uark.edu

References will not be contacted until advanced stages of screening. Full consideration will be given to applications received by June 30, 2021. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Under the state’s Freedom of Information Act, after selected candidates are invited to campus, their names are available to the public.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop, and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Inclusion and Diversity.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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