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Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education Sub1
  • 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
  • Sep 12, 2017
ID: 8062494 VIEWS: 3 Full time Education

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts and
Science at American University invites applications for three
full-time, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant
Professor or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2018.

Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by
August 2018 in the field of Computer Science.

We are looking for candidates who are effective teachers, are
strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research, and are
excited at the prospect of joining a department in the making where
they will be able to make their mark and join a friendly,
collegiate and highly accomplished team.
We welcome
applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in
the area of Computer Science, including Artificial Intelligence
(with emphases on Data Mining and Natural Language Processing),
Game Development (with emphases on Game Technology and Artificial
Intelligence in Games) and Computer Systems (with emphases on
Database Management Systems, Networking and Computer Security,
Software Engineering and UI/UX). Strong candidates in other
research areas, especially with domains of applications compatible
with those active at American University, will also be considered
as we strongly welcome researchers who ignore traditional
disciplinary boundaries. In addition to scholarship and teaching,
responsibilities will include participation in department, school
and university activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive.
Review of
applications will begin by November 15. Please submit applications
via Interfolio.
Include a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations
(when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working
Please contact Professor Nathalie Japkowicz at
you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach
of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts
located within the nation's capital.
For more information
about American University, visit .

The Department of Computer Science is a small but exciting
department with a growing student population and strong research
achievements. American University has specifically identified
Computer Science as one of its targets for growth, with the goal of
making it a premium research and teaching unit within the
university. Along with the Department of Mathematics and
Statistics, the Department of Physics, the Game Lab, the
Collaborative for Applied Perceptual Research and Innovation
(CAPRI), and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Incubator, the
Department of Computer Science has moved into the brand new Don
Myers Technology & Innovation Building.
Science currently offers an undergraduate program, but is in the
process of finalizing its Master's program, which will be offered
as a 5-year BS/MS program or a 2-year MS program beginning in
Academic Year 2018-2019. A proposal for a combined Ph.D. program
with the Mathematics and Statistics Department as well as the Game
Lab is also in the works. Learn more about the College of Arts and
Sciences at and
about the department at

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and
The university does not
discriminate on
the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status,
personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family
responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran
status, an individual's genetic information or any other bases
under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its
programs and activities.
American University is a tobacco and
smoke free campus.

Category: Education , Keywords: Computer Science - Associate Professor

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