college of Engineering, Computer science and technology

Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science.

Starting Date: September, 2014.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related area from an accredited institution of higher education. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate a potential for teaching at both the undergraduate and the graduate level using a variety of methodologies. In addition, candidates must show a strong potential for research, scholarly and creative activities. Candidates should demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication, and an ability or interest in teaching in a multicultural, multiethnic environment.

Preferred Qualifications: We are seeking candidates who are proficient in the areas of Software Architecture, Theory of Computing and Algorithms, High Performance Computing, Human Computer Interaction and Cyber Security. Candidates with other specializations are also strongly invited to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in generating financial resources through grants/contracts and with a doctoral degree in Computer Science.

Duties: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising students, engaging in scholarly, research and grant activities, developing and implementing curriculum and related assessment procedures, and participating in University service.

Salary: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Department:   The Department of Computer Science offers BS and MS degrees in Computer Science. BS program of the Computer Science Department is ABET accredited.

The University: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.

Required Documentation: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted, but official transcripts required of finalists at a later stage), three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  However, the position may be closed when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. Electronic submissions with all documents attached to a SINGLE email in PDF or MS Word must be sent to the department secretary Tricia Trejo with the subject line “Tenure Track Assistant Professor Application”.

Address any hard copies of required documentation and/or request for information to:

Hiring Committee
c/o Ms. Tricia Trejo
Department of Computer Science

California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA  90032

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

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Last Update: 11/13/2013