Assistant Professor - Engineering

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Fayetteville, ARKANSAS
Job Type: FullTime

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Type of Position:
Faculty - Tenure/Tenure Track


Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:

Regular


Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)


Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.
If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the OEOC website : Request an Accommodation. Appli­cants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.
For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.



Department:

CSCE | Computer Science and Computer Engineering


Department's Website:

https://computer-science-and-computer-engineering.uark.edu/index.php

Summary of Job Duties:

The Assistant Professor’s responsibilities include teaching, research, and service in the Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department. This position will conduct research leading to scholarly publications in the appropriate area, write proposals to obtain external funding, establish an independent research program supported by external funding, develop graduate and undergraduate courses, provide curriculum material, construct syllabi, provide classroom instruction, write and administer exams, prepare and evaluate students, mentor students, serve on various faculty and student-oriented committees, exhibit participation and leadership in related professional societies and participate in the faculty decision-making for the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering. For this position, we are interested in the area of cybersecurity, which includes, but not limited to, software system security, cyber-physical system security, and security in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution conferred by the start of employment
  • Must present a promising track record in scholarship through refereed publications in conferences and/or journals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in the field of computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline in an accredited, higher education environment
  • Exposure to writing grant proposal


Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Diversity Statement, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status


Recruitment Contact Information:

Qinghua Li, Associate Professor, qinghual@uark.edu


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Additional Information:

Special Instructions:

Applicants will need to upload the following documents into a single PDF document: (a.) a letter of application, (b) a comprehensive curriculum vita, (c) the names, telephone numbers and email address of three professional references, (d) statement of teaching philosophy, (e) statement of research philosophy, and (f) a diversity statement that describes how the applicant, as a faculty member, will function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, and backgrounds.

Additional Information:

About the College of Engineering and the Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department (CSCE).

The College of Engineering consists of eight departments that offer BS degrees in nine disciplines, MS degrees in ten disciplines, and a PhD degree in Engineering with several concentrations. The undergraduate enrollment in the college currently stands at more than 3,200 and the graduate enrollment stands at more than 1,000.

The CSCE Department offers BS and MS degrees in Computer Science and in Computer Engineering as well as PhD degrees in Engineering with Computer Science or Computer Engineering as concentrations. The department consists of 21 full-time faculty members and is housed in the state-of-the-art J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Center for Academic Excellence building with modern faculty offices, laboratories suitable for computational research, and classrooms. The Department is active in research. There are three endowed chairs in the department, and five of our faculty members are NSF CAREER award recipients.

Diversity and Inclusion:

The College of Engineering is dedicated to building and supporting a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty, staff, and administration committed to teaching and working in an inclusive environment.   The College strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, differently-abled individuals, LGBTQIA+, and veterans.  To promote equity and excellence, selection committees will consider any career interruptions experienced by applicants.  As such, applicants are invited to share related circumstances and explain how the interruptions have impacted their career path.



Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 
Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.



Constant Physical Activity:

N/A

Frequent Physical Activity:

N/A

Occasional Physical Activity:

N/A

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

Current University of Arkansas System employees including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions.
All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page.


If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through “My Draft Applications” located on your Candidate Home page.
 

Type of Position:
Faculty - Tenure/Tenure Track


Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:

Regular


Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)


Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.
If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the OEOC website : Request an Accommodation. Appli­cants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.
For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.



Department:

CSCE | Computer Science and Computer Engineering


Department's Website:

https://computer-science-and-computer-engineering.uark.edu/index.php

Summary of Job Duties:

The Assistant Professor’s responsibilities include teaching, research, and service in the Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department. This position will conduct research leading to scholarly publications in the appropriate area, write proposals to obtain external funding, establish an independent research program supported by external funding, develop graduate and undergraduate courses, provide curriculum material, construct syllabi, provide classroom instruction, write and administer exams, prepare and evaluate students, mentor students, serve on various faculty and student-oriented committees, exhibit participation and leadership in related professional societies and participate in the faculty decision-making for the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering. For this position, we are interested in the area of cybersecurity, which includes, but not limited to, software system security, cyber-physical system security, and security in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution conferred by the start of employment
  • Must present a promising track record in scholarship through refereed publications in conferences and/or journals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in the field of computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline in an accredited, higher education environment
  • Exposure to writing grant proposal


Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Diversity Statement, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status


Recruitment Contact Information:

Qinghua Li, Associate Professor, qinghual@uark.edu


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Additional Information:

Special Instructions:

Applicants will need to upload the following documents into a single PDF document: (a.) a letter of application, (b) a comprehensive curriculum vita, (c) the names, telephone numbers and email address of three professional references, (d) statement of teaching philosophy, (e) statement of research philosophy, and (f) a diversity statement that describes how the applicant, as a faculty member, will function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, and backgrounds.

Additional Information:

About the College of Engineering and the Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department (CSCE).

The College of Engineering consists of eight departments that offer BS degrees in nine disciplines, MS degrees in ten disciplines, and a PhD degree in Engineering with several concentrations. The undergraduate enrollment in the college currently stands at more than 3,200 and the graduate enrollment stands at more than 1,000.

The CSCE Department offers BS and MS degrees in Computer Science and in Computer Engineering as well as PhD degrees in Engineering with Computer Science or Computer Engineering as concentrations. The department consists of 21 full-time faculty members and is housed in the state-of-the-art J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Center for Academic Excellence building with modern faculty offices, laboratories suitable for computational research, and classrooms. The Department is active in research. There are three endowed chairs in the department, and five of our faculty members are NSF CAREER award recipients.

Diversity and Inclusion:

The College of Engineering is dedicated to building and supporting a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty, staff, and administration committed to teaching and working in an inclusive environment.   The College strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, differently-abled individuals, LGBTQIA+, and veterans.  To promote equity and excellence, selection committees will consider any career interruptions experienced by applicants.  As such, applicants are invited to share related circumstances and explain how the interruptions have impacted their career path.



Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 
Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.



Constant Physical Activity:

N/A

Frequent Physical Activity:

N/A

Occasional Physical Activity:

N/A

Benefits Eligible:

Yes
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