[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position in Computer Science at James Madison University
spragunr at jmu.edu
Sat Sep 30 10:32:20 PDT 2017
The Computer Science Department at James Madison University has multiple
tenure-track faculty openings for Fall 2018. We are specifically
interested in faculty with an interest in Robotics, AI or Machine Learning.
JMU is a primarily undergraduate institution. This is a great place to
work if you love to teach, but also want the freedom and support to
pursue research. JMU offers an interdisciplinary minor in robotics. The
College of Integrated Science and Engineering, which houses Computer
Science, is currently expanding programs in Cyber-Physical systems.
The full job posting and position description is below. Please contact
me if you have any questions about the openings or about JMU.
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=nGRdf8UlhX4M_cDKhOXW8re5LroEZVBRKa1LSM3WfCA&s=FIzbBvqzcUodwbtPtBRxIU5AF80QZEym50RU2CSdI7U&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=nGRdf8UlhX4M_cDKhOXW8re5LroEZVBRKa1LSM3WfCA&s=EOYFJIlcL9AfxMlPqE0o7gRX2wA7Xv1lJ40XYcGyDt8&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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