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PROFESSOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCES

Job no: 242456-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty
Department:DEPT-A4820

Job Summary:

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 any level 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/are 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.

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 computer architecture, database systems, distributed and grid computing, nonlinear optimization, and many other 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.

Department(s):

A482000-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/COMPUTER SCI/COMP SCI

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

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 http://cs.wisc.edu/faculty-apply/. 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.

See https://www.cs.wisc.edu/people/faculty-staff-recruitment/ for further details.

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

Contact:

Jerry Zhu
recruiting@cs.wisc.edu
608-890-0129
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

242456-FA

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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