[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] James Madison University Multiple Tenure-Track Positions

Nathan Sprague spragunr at jmu.edu
Tue Sep 26 11:03:07 PDT 2017

Dear Colleagues,

The Computer Science Department at James Madison University has multiple 
tenure-track faculty openings for Fall 2018.

This is a great place to work if you have an interest in CS education 
and CS education research.  The faculty here are deeply involved in the 
SIGCSE community.  The department is supportive of faculty research and 
places CS Ed. research on an equal footing with more traditional 

The full job posting and position description is below.  Please contact 
me if you have any questions about the openings or about JMU.


Nathan Sprague
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
James Madison University


Assistant Professor, Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at James Madison University invites 
applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant 
Professor level to begin August 2018. Exceptional candidates at other 
ranks may also be considered. More information about the position is 
available at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.jmu.edu_cs_open-2Dpositions_&d=DwICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=kddMRxdLcuMbyq9RRdKR0Qu2cNTNtRgh7xNU72S7ZPY&s=8dyvcolpcIuV3l0pR1fjEJ1zA1ThevihX9YPa5J1MHo&e=.

Applicants from all areas of specialization are encouraged to apply. We 
especially welcome candidates with a background in Software Engineering, 
Database Systems, Web and Mobile Development, Programming Languages or 
Artificial Intelligence. We also welcome candidates with experience or 
interest in promoting diversity within the discipline. Preference will 
be given to applicants who can provide high-quality teaching at the 
undergraduate level with the potential to develop an active, 
undergraduate-oriented research program.  A Ph.D. (or ABD) in Computer 
Science or a closely related field at the time of employment is required

The JMU Computer Science department is a dynamic and supportive 
community with 18 full-time faculty members and approximately 550 
undergraduate majors.  We offer an online M.S. Degree in Information 
Security with approximately 40 students. The Department has many active 
clubs and organizations including Women in Technology, Robotics, 
Forensics, Cyber Defense, and a student ACM chapter. Computer Science 
students are actively involved outside the university as well, 
participating in SIGSCE, regional and national cyber defense 
competitions, ACM programming competitions, and the Grace Hopper 
conference. Additional information about the department is available at 

JMU is a comprehensive public university, with an enrollment of 
approximately 19,000 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students. JMU is 
regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and 
has been cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times, and Money 
Magazine as an outstanding public university.

Harrisonburg is a growing city of about 50,000 residents, located in the 
heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The area is a popular 
tourist, resort, and retirement area thanks to its great scenic beauty, 
a wealth of outdoor activities, and proximity to Washington, Richmond, 
and Roanoke, each about two hours away. Harrisonburg is a diverse 
community, with over 40 nationalities represented in the public schools, 
an annual international festival, and a wide variety of restaurants and 
shops serving the international community.

Candidates must complete the electronic application at 
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__JobLink.jmu.edu&d=DwICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=kddMRxdLcuMbyq9RRdKR0Qu2cNTNtRgh7xNU72S7ZPY&s=_D6tvcDWQHUtYvpVYbWJ21wjHledJNoOWszIrLRBfXU&e=; reference position number 7496. Questions 
should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Nathan 
Sprague (spragunr at jmu.edu).  Review of candidates will begin on October 
16, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to 
creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational 
community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution 
does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, 
color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national 
origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, 
sexual orientation, or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion, and diversity for all students, faculty, 
staff, constituents, and programs, believing that these qualities are 
foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our 
mission. The University is interested in candidates whose experience and 
qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the 
Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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