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Tenure-Track and Visiting Professor Positions in Computer Science

Clark University
Worcester, Massachusetts 01610
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Clark University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science starting Fall 2021 at the level of assistant or associate professor and a visiting position in Computer Science for spring 2021, possibly renewable. 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 applicants with expertise and interest in Machine Learning and Data Science. Outstanding candidates in other fields will also be considered. 

We look for energetic and independent colleagues who can thrive in the environment of a small liberal arts research university and contribute to the success and diversity of our community. The new faculty will have opportunities to collaborate with faculty in Computer Science and other fields such as Mathematics, Geographic Information Science, Business Data Analytics, Computational Science, Digital Humanities, Environmental Science, International Development, and Social Data Analytics.

Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, 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 and is working with diverse departments at Clark to develop programs in Data Science. Our faculty are committed researchers and teachers, and actively collaborate with faculty at Clark and institutions worldwide, including some in nearby Boston. Our students participate in original research, place very highly in programming contests and hackathons, and our graduates have enrolled in distinguished academic institutions or are hired by leading private companies. Additional information on the department is available at https://www.clarku.edu/departments/mathematics-and-computer-science/.

The normal teaching load for a tenure-track computer science faculty member is three courses per academic year, including associated labs. The spring 2021 teaching load for the visiting faculty member is two courses with associated labs from a variety of choices. Computer Science courses at Clark are generally small and supported by undergraduate teaching assistants. The faculty members may have an option in 2021 to teach online or on campus, depending on the University’s decision. Please click here for the 2020-21 academic calendar of Clark University.

To apply for the tenure-track position, please apply via the link and submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a statement on diversity, equity and inclusion. The research statement or cover letter should identify three key pieces of work. Please also provide contact information of at least 3 referees for recommendation letters. At least one of those letters should comment on teaching. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020 and may continue as needed.

To apply for the visitor position, please apply via the link and submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching statement, and a research statement. Please also provide contact information of at least 2 referees for recommendation letters. At least one of those letters should comment on teaching. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and may continue as needed.

Inquiries regarding either position may be sent to the search committee at CSSearch@clarku.edu. Please include “CS TT Search” or “CS Visitor Search” in the subject line.

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.

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Posted: 2020-10-26 Expires: 2021-01-24

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