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Faculty positions: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Computer Sciences

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 candidates in all areas of computer science to apply to positions at the assistant, associate, and full professor level that will begin in August 2022.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or in a closely related area prior to start of appointment. Successful candidates will show potential for developing an outstanding scholarly research program in one or more area(s) of computer science that is recognized by the leaders of the area(s) and for innovative and for student-centered teaching in computer science at all levels. Tenured appointments at the associate and full professor levels require record of proven excellence in teaching, research, and service. Duties will include 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; scholarly research in one or more area(s) of computer science; service to the department, college, university, and academic community, nationally or internationally.

All applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Application materials, including a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching objectives, three sample publications, and names and contact information for at least three references, must be electronically submitted here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20066. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible and no later than December 15, 2021 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Questions should be directed to recruiting@cs.wisc.edu.

The Department of Computer Sciences is among the oldest and top-ranked computer science departments in the world, renowned for its groundbreaking research in several 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 announced, and can be seen at: https://cdis.wisc.edu/building-future/.

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 background check is required prior to employment.

Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Computer Sciences: Ethics in Computing, Data & Information Sciences

Job Summary:

Duties will include 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; scholarly research in one or more area(s) of computer science; service to the department, college, university, and academic community, nationally or internationally.

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.

This position is one of three new faculty positions that are part of a cluster hire in ethics of computing, data, and information. Other units participating in the cluster are the School of Information and the Philosophy and the Holtz Center for Science, Technology & Society. The other job postings in this cluster include PVL 241091 and 241485; applicants who wish to be considered for multiple cluster positions should apply separately to each. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and ability to do collaborative, cross-disciplinary work with other cluster members on important ethical questions in computing, data, or information. Of specific interest for computer science are candidates researching issues of algorithmic fairness, accountability, and transparency, broadly construed. Tenure home will be determined at the time of hire based on the selected candidate’s qualifications and interests. Further information regarding this initiative can be found at: https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/

As part of this endeavor, we invite highly qualified candidates to apply to positions at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels that will begin in August 2022.

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:

PhD in Computer Science or closely related area required prior to start of appointment.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will show potential for developing an outstanding scholarly research program in one or more area(s) of computer science that is recognized by the leaders of the area(s) and for innovative and for student-centered teaching in computer science at all levels. Tenured appointments at the associate and full professor levels require a record of proven excellence in teaching, research, and service.

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 several 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 announced, which can be seen at: https://cdis.wisc.edu/building-future/ .

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
background check is required prior to employment.

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus’ interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 22, 2022
Salary: Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

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, and names and contact information for at least three references, must be electronically submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20421 . Applicants are encouraged to submit
their applications as soon as possible and no later than December 15, 2021 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Questions should be directed to recruiting@cs.wisc.edu .

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

More details here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/511168/assistant-associate-or-professor-of-computer-sciences-ethics-in-computing-data-and-information-cluster-hire

Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences

The Department of Computer Sciences is seeking an expert in computer networking. Details and to apply: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/511435/assistant-professor-of-computer-sciences

Teaching Faculty I

90%: The primary duties are teaching, overseeing, and developing materials for a variety of undergraduate computer science courses. The courses to be taught include all introductory programming courses (level 200-400), and may also include advanced undergraduate courses (level 500); see http://www.cs.wisc.edu/courses/list for the list of courses. The standard workload is two 3-4 credit courses per semester, which may be two of lectures of the same course or two different courses. Class sizes are typically in the 150-300 student range.

Associated duties include, but are not limited to: maintaining course web pages; developing exams and assignments; managing student grades; developing and maintaining course management tools to support grading and testing; holding weekly office hours; training and supervising teaching assistants. Depending on the course, teaching assistants may lead discussion and laboratory sections.

10%: Duties also include service on departmental committees associated with undergraduate education and advising, teaching a 1-credit course, developing new curricula, or other similar duties.

Required education:
PhD or other terminal degree, or a degree at least one level above the level of instruction, or otherwise approved as qualified by the Dean

Required qualifications: one year of college-level teaching experience in computer science or a related technical or scientific field; excellent classroom communication skills; proficiency with two or more programming languages such as Java, Python, C/C++, C#, Matlab, or JavaScript.

Preferred in addition: an exceptional record of classroom instruction and curricular innovation in computer science that can further enhance our undergraduate offerings; experience teaching large-enrollment lectures; the ability to teach advanced undergraduate courses; professional expertise in software and application development and/or designing user experiences.

Also preferred is the ability to teach courses in user-interface design and web-service creation or softeware engineering or machine learning.

This position will start in August 2022.

To apply: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/512083/teaching-faculty-i

Center for High Throughput Computing:

Information About Positions at the Center for High Throughput Computing

Current Job Openings

Title: Software Engineer
Job Description:

Join the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) as a software engineer implementing the next generation of large-scale distributed computing actively used by many of the largest science projects in the world! This is the perfect opportunity for a recent graduate with a B.S. or M.S. degree that is familiar with C++ and working in a Linux environment. You will work with an experienced team of colleagues to support and enhance the HTCondor Software Suite which enables scientists and engineers to solve computational problems using systems ranging from a laptop to hundreds of thousands of CPU cores at some of the largest scientific facilities on earth.

For more information and to apply: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/513718/software-engineer.