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Assistant/Associate Professor in Residentce

University of Connecticut


Location:
Storrs, Connecticut 06269
Date:
02/28/2017
Job Code:
2017374
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Computer Engineering
University of Connecticut
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Job Details

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Connecticut invites applications for two non-tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor-in-Residence. The successful candidate will primarily contribute to the department’s teaching program, but is encouraged to pursue his or her research interests and collaborate within the department. Interested candidates will also be considered for the position of Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Computing.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1).  As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past three years.  We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for two In-Residence faculty positions in the Computer Science & Engineering department at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. Additional information about the Department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/.

In the area of teaching, successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development.  Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

 

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: a cover lettercurriculum vitaeteaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.) research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of students, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); sample articles or books.  Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Employment of the successful candidates will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017374)

 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

 


 

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


Requirements

Earned Ph.D. in computing sciences or related field by the time of appointment; Candidates at the Assistant level must have a proven record of potential in teaching; candidates at the Associate level must have a proven record of excellence in teaching computer science. Candidates at either level must have a deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs. 

Expertise in several areas of computer science and outstanding record of teaching and scholarship; commitment to effective teaching and use of innovative techniques; the ability to effectively communicate with students in both large and small audiences; the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

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