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Assistant Professor

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC149322808
Company Name
The University of Alabama
Physical Address

Tuscaloosa, AL 35486
Job Description

Posting Details (Default Section)

Requisition Number:
0812219

Number of Open Positions:
1

Position Title:
Assistant Professor

Other Title Information:
CS 2020 Assistant Professor

Organization:
214241 – COMPUTER SCIENCE

Position Summary:

The Computer Science Department at the University of Alabama invites applicants to join our faculty at the Assistant Professor rank. We are interested in applicants with expertise in any area of Computer Science who can collaborate with and complement our faculty research. Starting date for the position is Fall 2020. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. Successful applicants are expected to show the ability to construct a quality research program and effective collaboration with other faculty, as well as the potential for excellent teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Ad Text:

The Computer Science Department at the University of Alabama invites applicants to join our faculty at the Assistant Professor rank. We are interested in applicants with expertise in any area of Computer Science who can collaborate with and complement our faculty research. Starting date for the position is Fall 2020. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. Successful applicants are expected to show the ability to construct a quality research program and effective collaboration with other faculty, as well as the potential for excellent teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Established in 1831, The University of Alabama currently enrolls more than 38,000 students and employs over 2,000 full and part-time faculty members in thirteen colleges and schools. Housed in the College of Engineering, the Computer Science Department has 24 faculty members (15 tenured/tenure-track faculty), approximately 700 undergraduates, and approximately 70 Ph.D. and M.S. students. The Department is funded by agencies such as NSF, Google, Departments of Education and Commerce, various Defense agencies, multiple State agencies and other sponsors.

The University offers an impressive array of academic programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and a growing number of educational opportunities through distance learning technology. The Carnegie Foundation has recognized The University of Alabama with its Very High Research Activity status (formerly known as R1 status). More information on The University of Alabama can be found at http://www.ua.edu. The department benefits from the College and University’s expansion in enrollment and facilities. The College occupies well over a half million square feet of state-of-the-art research and instructional facilities, including the $300 million Shelby Engineering and Science Quadrangle completed in 2014 and the newly reopened $22 million renovated H.M. Comer.

The University is located on a beautiful 1,168 acre residential campus in Tuscaloosa, a dynamic and resilient community of over 150,000 in central Alabama. Tuscaloosa is conveniently located between Atlanta, New Orleans, and the white sandy beaches of the Gulf coast. The area offers excellent climate, minimal urban congestion, and abundant outdoor recreation. The Tuscaloosa community provides rich cultural, educational, and athletic activities for a broad range of lifestyles.
Applicants should apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu, requisition 0812219. Required application documents include: resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, and names of three references.

For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Brandon Dixon
Department of Computer Science
The University of Alabama
Box 870290
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0286
Phone: (205) 348-0598
E-mail: dixon@cs.ua.edu

Additional Position Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with an expected start date of August 16, 2020.

UA EEO Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
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Search Initiation Date:
09/30/2019

Expected Starting Date:
08/16/2020

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Brandon Dixon
Department of Computer Science
The University of Alabama
Box 870290
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0286
Phone: (205) 348-0598
E-mail: dixon@cs.ua.edu

College/School/Division:
Engineering

Post To Ihe
Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Please list the specific journal, publication, or website where you first discovered this position announcement. If applying due to a referral, please just state “Referral.”

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In what field(s) was/were your PhD(s) earned?

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What is the name of your PhD granting institution?

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What year did you receive your PhD?

Answer “pending” if your PhD is not yet complete.

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Do you currently hold an Associate Professor position?

+ Yes

+ No

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Please list the number of each type of publication and/or presentation. (i.e. 4 referred journal articles, etc.)

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What is your research area?

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What is the dollar value of all externally funded grants you have received to date?

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Will you be eligible to work lawfully in the United States on the employment start date?

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+ No

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Will you now or in the future require work authorization/employment visa status sponsorship (e.g., H-1B or other employment-based non-immigrant visa status)?

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