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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor
University of Minnesota, Duluth

  • Dec. 2, 2016
  • Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor
  • Computer Science
  • University of Minnesota, Duluth
    Duluth, MN
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 21, 2017
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science
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The Department of Computer Science at the University of Minnesota Duluth solicits applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science, software engineering or a related discipline from a regionally accredited university by July 1, 2017. We are seeking to enrich the diversity of the University and our Department. All areas of computer science will be considered for this position, but preference may be given to those with expertise in software engineering, software security, developing secure software, systems software or closely related areas. Demonstrated commitment to both teaching and research are required. In addition, good written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, and evidence of potential to develop a successful independent research program in a computer science discipline are required. Evidence of teaching experience (such as having performed as a teaching assistant), including interest ​and/or experience teaching software engineering represent preferred qualities. Publications, such as peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings, trade magazines, white papers, or technical reports; good oral communication skills; good interpersonal skills and evidence of the ability to work effectively with diverse groups are all preferred qualities.

The successful candidate is expected to teach and strongly contribute to the software engineering curriculum in the department’s undergraduate program while also contributing to courses for the graduate program. Job responsibilities include developing an independent research program in computer science that involves mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, engaging in departmental activities, pursuing external funding, advising undergraduate and graduate students from diverse groups, and participating in departmental and college outreach. Responsibilities also include fulfilling typical department, college, university and professional service obligations. This position has an official start date of August 21, 2017.

The Department of Computer Science is part of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering and offers Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Computer Science. The undergraduate degree program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. The department currently has 11 faculty members, 1 instructor, 22 full-time graduate students and over 300​ ​undergraduates. The University of Minnesota Duluth is a medium-sized comprehensive university of approximately 11,500 students located in Duluth, Minnesota. Duluth is a vibrant location that sits along the shore of Lake Superior. In 2014, Duluth was named Outdoor magazine’s Best Outdoors Town, celebrating its access to the outdoors and to Lake Superior. Duluth is home to hundreds of miles of biking, hiking, and skiing trails, including the Lake Superior Hiking Trail, which runs through Duluth. Duluth is a great place to live and mixes its small-town feel with its dynamic urban economy and cultural offerings.

Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position, go to​and search for job opening ​313857​. Complete applications must include:
1. Letter of Application
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. Contact information for three professional References (Attachment Type: Reference Attachments)
4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Statement of Research Goals (submitted as one document, Attachment Type: Teaching/Research Philosophy)
5. Statement on Diversity (Attachment Type: Statement on Diversity)
6. Unofficial Transcripts of highest degree (Attachment Type: Transcripts)

Important instructions for submitting application. First submit the application with cover letter and CV/resume. Then return to the "My Activities" page to attach the additional documents. Completed online applications will be considered beginni​ng January 9, 2017. ​This position will remain open until filled.

Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation (hard copy although email followed by hard copy is acceptable) forwarded directly to
Mrs. Lori Lucia
Department of Computer Science
University of Minnesota Duluth
1114 Kirby Drive, 320 Heller Hall
Duluth, MN 55812 (email:
The University of Minnesota strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

  • The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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  • Lori Lucia
    Computer Science
    University of Minnesota, Duluth
    1114 Kirby Drive
    320 Heller Hall
    Duluth, MN 55812
  • 2187267678
  • 2187268240


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