Washington State University, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Position ID:Washington State University-School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science-TT [#12181]
Position Title: Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Systems, Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Pullman, Washington 99164, United States
Subject Area: Computer Science / Systems
Appl Deadline:2018/12/01 finished (2018/09/28, finished 2019/06/02, listed until 2019/03/28)
Position Description:    

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The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Washington State University in Pullman, WA invites applications for a permanent full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science at the assistant/associate/full professor level with research emphasis in the area of systems, which covers a broad segment of topics within computer science including (but not limited to): storage systems, operating systems, programming language systems and compilers, runtime systems, computer security, networking and distributed systems, and high-performance computing.

Requirements: Candidates for Assistant Professor must have an earned Ph.D. degree in a reputable program in computer science or a related field; candidates for Associate Professor must have served at least 6 years as an Assistant Professor or equivalent; candidates for the full Professor must have served at least 6 years as an Associate Professor or equivalent. Candidates must already have published promising work, and demonstrate a strong commitment to building a world-class research and training program in systems. Candidates must additionally have strong leadership qualities commensurate with the rank, as well as exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a commitment to diversifying the student body.

Duties: The job duties of successful candidates include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science; conducting funded research; publishing in top-tier venues; directing M.S. and Ph.D. student research programs; participating in the continuous teaching assessment activities of the School of EECS; effectively communicating and interacting with students; and collaborating with others within the School, the University, or other organizations including national laboratories such as the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

The new faculty hired for this position will join 35 existing tenure-track faculty members in the School of EECS, which has experienced rapid growth in enrollment over the past four years. As of the fall of 2018, around 1000 undergraduate students are enrolled in its B.S., and B.A programs, and 275 graduate students are enrolled in its M.S., and Ph.D. programs in computer science, electrical engineering, and computer engineering. EECS expects continued increase in enrollments and anticipates multiple faculty hires over the next two years. The current faculty composition in the School of EECS includes a member of the National Academy of Engineering and ten fellows of national professional organizations as well as multiple Career award recipients.

Washington State University is one of the nation’s top 50 public research universities in computer science according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU is among 108 public and private universities in America recognized with the “very high research activity” categorization and among 240 universities and colleges nationwide to earn the “community engagement” classification from the Carnegie Foundation. With a population of 33,000, Pullman is a quintessential college town—one of the top 10 in the nation according to MSN’s 2012 report on the “Best College Towns in North America.” Recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek as the “Best Place to Raise Kids” in Washington State, Pullman consistently boasts one of the top school districts in the state. Situated to the east of the Cascade Mountains, Pullman enjoys a dry four-season climate (21 inches of annual participation), with sunny, warm summers, relatively mild winters, and excellent access to outdoor recreational opportunities.

For more information about WSU and the School of EECS, visit our home page at www.eecs.wsu.edu.

Applications should include a cover letter indicating the level of position sought, and summarizing qualifications. All applications should also include research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. To apply, visit: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/40674. Application review begins December 1, 2018. It is anticipated that successful candidate will begin their appointment on August 15, 2019. For questions about this position, please contact Ananth Kalyanaraman at ananth@wsu.edu.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity, has faculty friendly policies including a partner accommodation program, on-site childcare availability, and a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering and math (see https://advance.wsu.edu/initiatives/). These open positions are part of WSU’s priority to build a diverse faculty and, as such, female and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. WSU is an EEO/AA/ADA educator and employer.


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School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Washington State University
PO Box 642752
Pullman, WA 99164-2752
Web Page: https://school.eecs.wsu.edu/

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