FACULTY OPPORTUNITIES

DATA SCIENCE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for one or more tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor beginning in fall 2019. 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 in support of a data science initiative in the College of Natural Sciences, which included the creation of a new major in data science. 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, who are also conducting searches in this area. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The department is committed to implementing the BRAID initiative in fall 2019.

The department has over 800 undergraduate majors and 190 graduate students in our Master’s and Ph.D. programs. The department has 21 tenure-track faculty with strong research programs in artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, computer vision, networks, parallel and distributed computing, algorithms, security, and software engineering. More information is at https://compsci.colostate.edu.

Colorado State University is a Carnegie Research I institution located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver, and situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Enhanced by relationships with CSU, Fort Collins has become a thriving center for high-tech, and has made it in 2018 to Milken’s top five best performing cities. It also consistently ranks high in many quality of life polls (see https://www.fcgov.com/visitor/awards.php), and the Rocky Mountains provide world-class outdoor recreational opportunities.

Applications must include a detailed CV, a research statement that includes their 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 at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/60843. For full consideration application material, including letters of reference must be received by December 15, 2018. The anticipated start date is August 19, 2019. Complete applications of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review to the entire faculty of the Department of Computer Science.

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 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.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

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.

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions at the level of assistant professor beginning in fall 2019. 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 computer science, particularly networking and/or cyber security. Applicants should have the ability to contribute to research and the development and teaching of computer science courses at all levels. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The department is committed to implementing the BRAID initiative in fall 2019.

The department has over 800 undergraduate majors and 190 graduate students in our masters and Ph.D. programs. The department has 21 tenure-track faculty with strong research programs in artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, computer vision, networks, parallel and distributed computing, algorithms, security, and software engineering. More information is at https://compsci.colostate.edu.

Colorado State University is a Carnegie Research I institution located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver and situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Enhanced by relationships with CSU, Fort Collins has become a thriving center for high-tech and in 2018 was rated one of Milken’s top five best performing cities. It also consistently ranks high in many quality of life polls (see https://www.fcgov.com/visitor/awards.php), and the Rocky Mountains provide world-class outdoor recreational opportunities.

Applications must include a cover letter, detailed CV, research and teaching statements, and contact information for three professional references. Letter referees will be emailed immediately upon submission of an application with a request to upload a letter of recommendation. Letters of reference must be submitted by December 17th, 2018 to be considered a complete application. Applications of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Computer Science.

Materials should be submitted to https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/61684.

Applications completed by December 10, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 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.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

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.

STAFF OPPORTUNITIES

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE I, II, III, IV, AND SENIOR OPEN POOL

Position Type: Admin Professional/Research Professional
Proposed Annual Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
College: Natural Science
Department: Computer Science

Position Summary:

The Department of Computer Science seeks applications from individuals who are interested in Research Associate positions within the department. A detailed description of the department and the faculty’s research programs may be viewed at http://www.cs.colostate.edu

Research Associate annual appointment and reappointment terms may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding.

The positions may be temporary or special assignment.

If you are interested in working with a specific faculty member, please indicate that in your cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.

Ranking and qualifications within the Research Associate levels are done on a case-by-case basis with factors that include the applicant’s publication record, past research funding, complexity of research, specialized skills, professional honors and awards, decisive discoveries, and the applicant’s degree level.

There are five levels of Research Associate appointment:

Level I is an entry-level position for individuals with a relevant bachelor’s degree and generally with less than three years of professional, post-baccalaureate experience.

Level II includes individuals with a relevant bachelor’s degree and more than three years of relevant professional experience; or a recent master’s degree, and no other significant professional experience.

Level III includes individuals with a relevant bachelor’s degree and five years of work-related experience; or a master’s degree with at least two years of experience. Individuals with a Ph.D. who have no experience may also be appointed to this position if appropriate.

Level IV includes individuals with a bachelor’s degree and ten years of work-related experience; or a master’s degree with more than five years of work-related experience; or a Ph.D. degree with two years of work-related experience.

Senior Research Associate includes individuals with a Ph.D. plus five years work-related experience and demonstrated group leadership experience.

Required Job Qualifications: Applicants must hold at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a closely related field.

Preferred Job Qualifications: A masters degree in computer science or a related field is preferred.

Diversity Statement: Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Application Instructions:

The Research Associate – Computer Science Open Pool positions may be temporary or special assignments.

Please indicate in your application materials your interest in being considered for temporary assignment openings and/or special assignment openings.

If you are interested in working with a specific faculty member(s) please state that in your application materials.

Supplemental Questions:

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk(*).

  1. *Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely related field?  Yes/ No

Required Documents:

Cover Letter
Resume or CV
List of Professional References

The Research Associate – Computer Science Open Pool is valid March 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

For full position details and to apply, visit: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/55461.

EEO Statement: Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. 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.

Background Check Policy Statement: Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW - COMPUTER SCIENCE OPEN POOL

Position Type: Admin Professional/Research Professional
Proposed Annual Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
College: Natural Sciences
Department: Computer Science

Position Summary:

 The Department of Computer Science seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in obtaining postdoctoral research experience in the area of computer science.

Individuals in these positions are expected to conduct a program of research in collaboration with one or more faculty members in the Department of Computer Science. Applicants should identify faculty member(s) of interest for collaboration. A detailed description of the department and information on specific faculty research programs are available on the department web site at http://www.cs.colostate.edu/.

The open positions are temporary assignments. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding.

Required Job Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline.

Diversity Statement: Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Application Instructions: Interested individuals should electronically submit:

(1) a cover letter stating interest in employment and the requested faculty collaboration

(2) curriculum vitae

(3) a concise statement of research philosophy (experience and interest)

(4) contact information, including email addresses for three professional references.

Submit applications at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/36259.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

This pool is valid through April 30, 2017. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

EEO Statement: Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. 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.

Background Check Policy Statement: Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

UNDERGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

LABORATORY MONITORS

Laboratory Monitors (or “LabOps”) secure the labs, perform minor system troubleshooting, and provide general help to students using the department labs. CS majors with 12 or more hours of CS coursework, and a GPA of 3.0 or better are eligible for LabOp positions.

To Apply: If you are interested in an undergraduate assistantship, please talk directly to the instructor. Positions are filled before the start of each semester. Candidates are selected from the outstanding students in previous courses.

COURSE ASSISTANTS

Course Assistants act as department paid tutors assigned to lower level computer science courses. Students who have a 3.5 or better GPA and a grade of A in the course they intend to assist in are eligible for Course Assistant jobs.

To Apply: If you are interested in an undergraduate assistantship, please talk directly to the instructor. Positions are filled before the start of each semester. Candidates are selected from the outstanding students in previous courses.

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