Faculty Search

Department of Computer Science - Colorado State University
Faculty Position in Data Science Starting Fall 2018


The Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning in fall 2018. Exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. A Ph.D. in computer science or a related field and a commitment to high-quality research and teaching in computer science are required. The search is open to applicants in all areas of data science and machine learning in support of a data science initiative that spans multiple departments in the College of Natural Sciences. Applicants should have the ability to contribute to the development and teaching of computer science data science courses at all levels in collaboration with data science partners in Mathematics and Statistics. (The Department of Statistics is also conducting a search for a data science position; see https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50374 for details.)

The department has over 750 undergraduate majors and 190 graduate students in masters and Ph.D. programs. The department has 20 tenure-track faculty with strong research programs in artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, bioinformatics, computer vision, networks, parallel and distributed computing, algorithms, security, and software engineering. More information is at https://www.cs.colostate.edu.

Colorado State University is a Carnegie Research I institution located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver, against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Enhanced by relationships with CSU, Fort Collins has become a magnet for highly innovative new industries, and is at the forefront of clean and alternative energy technologies, software/hardware sectors, telecommunications, and aerospace. Fort Collins also consistently ranks high in quality of life polls (see Honors/Awards at https://www.fcgov.com/visitor/) and the Rocky Mountains provide world-class outdoor recreational opportunities (https://www.nps.gov).

Applications must include a detailed CV, a research statement that includes at least an overview, specific contributions, broader impact and future plans, a teaching statement addressing overall approach and particular areas of interest and expertise, and contact information for three professional references. Materials should be submitted to https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50586. For full consideration application material, including letters of reference must be received by December 15, 2017. The anticipated start date is August 13, 2018. Complete applications of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available to the entire faculty of the Department of Computer Science for review.

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. In line with CSU's interest in promoting diversity, preferred qualifications include demonstrated knowledge of and relevant ability to work with culturally diverse communities amongst potential target and constituent populations. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.