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School of Computing – Director Position

School of Computing – Lecturing Professor position

School of Computing – Artificial Intelligence position


Director of School of Computing

The College of Engineering at the University of Utah seeks applications for the Director of the School of Computing. The University of Utah is a Carnegie Research I Institution, and the School of Computing is an exciting, highly productive unit with a 50-year history of excellence in computer science education, innovation, and research. Objective measures of research productivity put the School among the top 25 computer science departments in the nation. The School of Computing, with over 50 faculty, has a large, growing undergraduate program in computer science and a newly created BS degree in data science. The School offers graduate degrees in computer science and computing, with a wide range of research tracks, enrolling approximately 350 graduate students. The University has invested significantly in the School’s recent growth, and significant further resources are anticipated.

The Director of the School reports to the Dean of the College of Engineering, and is responsible for internal leadership, administration, and external representation of the School—including managing relationships with other campus entities, industry, and a range of stakeholders. The Director provides vision and leads the faculty in establishing and implementing strategic plans, and works collaboratively with faculty to implement the School’s priorities for advancing its status in research and education. The Director manages the School on a daily basis with duties including, allocating financial resources, recruiting faculty and students, evaluating faculty and staff, guiding program assessment, and managing teaching resources.

Candidates should have an excellent, proven academic/research program with international visibility, appropriate for the rank of Professor, as well as demonstrated leadership and administrative skills. Candidates will be evaluated on their academic credentials and their vision for future of the School, as well as their previous administrative successes, experience in successful consensus-building, skills in engaging with community and campus stakeholders, and ideas/plans for broadening participation in the field of computing at all levels.

The School of Computing at the University of Utah values candidates with diverse intellectual, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. The School is also committed to addressing life priorities and is open to providing opportunities for dual career partners.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural and recreational opportunities. Utah and the stunning Salt Lake Valley are undergoing robust economic growth, with one of the Nation’s fastest-growing technology sectors, and the University of Utah is acclaimed for its successes in technology-driven startups.

Candidates may apply through the following URL: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/98262

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019, and applications will be evaluated every week thereafter until the search is closed. Additional information about the School and our current faculty can be found at http://www.cs.utah.edu.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with appropriate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see:
http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/.


School of Computing – Lecturing Professor Position Opening

The School of Computing (SoC) at the University of Utah seeks applicants for the position of Lecturing Professor (at all ranks) beginning in the fall semester of 2020. This lecturing position is intended to be a long term or permanent position, with possibilities for extended contracts and promotion within the University’s CareerLine Faculty structure.

The School of Computing currently employs 48 tenure-track and 8 lecturing professors who collaborate to offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs and is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. The SoC offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in computing, computer science and computer engineering, including a new masters degree in software development.

The qualifications of an ideal candidate include (i) a strong academic background in computer science or a related field (Ph.D. preferred but not required), (ii) practical experience in computer science, (iii) a demonstrated proficiency in teaching, and (iv) an interest in curriculum development. Lecturing faculty typically teach four courses a year, are strongly involved in university governance and service roles, and are encouraged to continuously improve their scholastic credentials (e.g., by developing curriculum, employing innovative pedagogical methods, publication, etc.).

The School of Computing at the University of Utah is committed to broadening the participation in the field of computing and values candidates with diverse intellectual, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The School is also committed to addressing lifestyle priorities and is open to providing opportunities for spouses and significant others.

The University of Utah provides a generous benefits package with a variety of medical and dental plans from which to choose. Other important benefits include retirement, tuition reduction, a wellness program, and an Employee Assistance Program. Candidates may apply through the following URL:

Candidates may apply through the following URL:
http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/98843

Review of applications will begin after January 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with appropriate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/.


School of Computing – Artificial Intelligence Position Opening

The School of Computing at the University of Utah seeks applications for tenure-track faculty at all ranks in all areas of artificial intelligence. This includes but is not limited to:
natural language processing, computer vision and perception, machine learning, social intelligence, planning, reasoning and problem solving, and knowledge representation.

The School will give applicants with interdisciplinary backgrounds and application specialties special consideration. Candidates are encouraged to apply early – applications will be evaluated starting in November 1, 2019, and new applications will be considered, as appropriate, through spring of 2020.

The University of Utah is a Carnegie Research I Institution, and the School of Computing is an exciting, growing school with a 50-year history of excellence in computer science education, innovation, and research. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural and recreational opportunities. Additional information about the School and our current faculty can be found at http://www.cs.utah.edu.

The School of Computing at the University of Utah is committed to broadening the participation in the field of computing and values candidates with diverse intellectual, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The School is also committed to addressing lifestyle priorities and is open to providing opportunities for spouses and significant others.

Candidates may apply through the following URL:
http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/99358

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with reasonable notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.