Professor of Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin Madison
United States

Professor of Computer Sciences

 
  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • COLLEGE OF LETTERS AND SCIENCE/COMPUTER SCIENCES-GEN
  • Faculty
  • Faculty-Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Opening at: Dec 11 2023 at 09:30 CST
 
 
 

Job Summary:

As a part of the vision for the newly formed School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS), the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has embarked on a multi-year effort to grow its faculty, enhance its strengths in many areas of computing, and extend its impact in interdisciplinary areas. As part of this endeavor, we invite highly qualified, experienced candidates in all areas of computer science to apply to positions at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels that will begin in August 2024. The successful candidate will contribute to an inclusive, fair, and equitable environment that fosters engagement and a sense of belonging for faculty, staff, students and members of the broader community.

Responsibilities:

Duties will include scholarly research in one or more area(s) of computer science; individual and classroom teaching in computer science at the undergraduate and graduate levels and advising and mentoring graduate students majoring in computer science or related areas; service to the department, college, university, and academic community, nationally or internationally. The successful candidate, as a member of the College of Letters and Science, will proactively contribute to, support, and advance the College's commitment to diversity among all aspects of their teaching, research, and service.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
PhD
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or similar.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will show outstanding scholarly research program in one or more area(s) of computer science that is/are recognized by the leaders of the area(s) and for innovative and for student-centered teaching in computer science at all levels. The candidate must have at least three years of work experience after Ph.D. (excluding postdoctoral research work). Tenured appointments at the associate and full professor levels require records of proven excellence in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with fostering or the ability to foster an inclusive and equity-centered teaching, learning, departmental, and research environment where all can thrive.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 19, 2024

Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Additional Information:

The Department of Computer Sciences is among the oldest and top-ranked computer science departments in the world, renowned for its groundbreaking research in computer architecture, database systems, distributed and grid computing, optimization, and many other areas of computer science. The department has a strong track record of support of transformative research and building large-scale computing infrastructures, such as HTCondor and CloudLab, and of new interdisciplinary collaborations, programs, and centers, including the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery (WID). The department has also been the beneficiary of significant donations aimed at supporting its research and educational mission.

The new School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) is a significant resource for the Department of Computer Sciences to strengthen its interdisciplinary and cross-campus research collaborations, to establish new, innovative educational programs in the intersection of computing and other domains, and to promote engagement with high-impact, real-world challenges that can be addressed through computing. More information about CDIS can be found at https://cdis.wisc.edu. The construction of a new innovative building for CDIS, which will be the new home of the Department of Computer Sciences, was recently started, which can be seen at: https://cdis.wisc.edu/building-future/.

The College of Letters & Science is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all of us - students, staff, and faculty - can thrive. Ours is a community in which we all are welcome. Most importantly, we strive to build a community in which all of us feel a great sense of belonging. There is no excellence without diversity in all its forms; diverse teams are more creative and successful than homogeneous ones. We are better when we are diverse and when we acknowledge, celebrate and honor our diversity. In acknowledging and honoring our diversity, we also assume a responsibility to support and stand up for each other.

Located at the nexus of four beautiful lakes, Madison, the capital of the state of Wisconsin and home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, consistently ranks among the top American cities for its quality of life. With the headquarters of medical software company Epic, Microsoft's Jim Gray Systems Lab, Google, and several other technology giants in the area, as well as a strong startup ecosystem, Madison is also among the fastest growing technology hubs in the country.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Application materials, including a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching objectives, three sample publications, names and contact information for at least three references, must be electronically submitted via: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/26828. Applicants must submit their applications by February 20, 2024 for assured consideration. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Questions should be directed to recruiting@cs.wisc.edu. Please note that applicants will be evaluated based upon submitted application materials and therefore should speak to and include evidence of their qualifications.

Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here: https://hr.wisc.edu/institutional-reference-check/

Contact:

Jerry Zhu
recruiting@cs.wisc.edu
608-890-0129
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.



Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)

Department(s):

A48-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/COMPUTER SCI/COMP SCI

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

288764-FA

 

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.


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