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Job ID: 172671

Assistant/Associate Professor
Stevens Institute of Technology


Date Posted Nov. 16, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate Professor
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Department Department of Computer Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer Science
 
 

Job Description
The Department of Computer Science in the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science (SES) at Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) invites applications for tenure-track and tenured positions in all areas of computer science at the assistant, associate, and full professor ranks. We encourage applicants with expertise in our existing core areas of research including computer vision, cyber security, and AI/ML, in addition to candidates who can expand our research program significantly in HCI and algorithmic bias/fairness. Stevens offers an intellectually vibrant, diverse, highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, innovative, and entrepreneurial community and is a great place to work.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in computer science or a related discipline. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including working with students from underrepresented groups. Successful candidates will have the potential to develop an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students in research, and contribute to the highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, diverse, innovative, and entrepreneurial culture at Stevens. Candidates applying at the rank of Associate or Full should have a track record of success in scholarship, funded research, teaching, mentoring, and contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Department of Computer Science is home to 30 full-time faculty members, including 18 hired in the last five years, approximately 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students. As the fastest growing department at Stevens, we are the primary occupant of a new $45 million state-of-the-art academic building. Faculty research is supported by the NSF including 5 CAREER awards, NIH, NSA, ONR, DARPA including one DARPA Young Faculty Award, and other federal and private funding sources and is carried out by a vibrant group of Ph.D. students, which has grown by 50% in the last few years. The Department is home to research labs on AI, machine learning, computer vision, big data analytics, programming languages, cryptography, computer security, and software systems, and is the main constituent of the Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence (SIAI). SIAI is a new, interdisciplinary research center that brings together over 50 faculty members across the University.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey.  The 55-acre campus is on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public transportation. Stevens’ exciting location offers unlimited opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities and major corporate research laboratories.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minority candidates, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factors including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. All applications must be submitted electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/stevenshttps://academicjobsonline.org/aj…. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement that includes teaching interests and philosophy on inclusive classroom practices, a diversity statement, and at least three reference letters. The diversity statement could include participation or experience with programs, professional development, engagement with students of diverse backgrounds as well as plans for advancing these areas at Stevens.  For any questions, please contact the Search Committee Chairs, Samantha Kleinberg ( mailto:samantha.kleinberg@stevens.edusamantha.kleinberg@stevens.edu) and Yue Ning ( mailto:yue.ning@stevens.eduyue.ning@stevens.edu).  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021.

Department
Computer Science

General Submission Guidelines:
In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.


 
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