Job Details

Southern Methodist University
  • Position Number: 4477220
  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

52678 & 53370 Clinical Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2 positions)
Computer Science Department

Location: Dallas, TX
Open Date: Sep 01, 2022

The Department of Computer Science in the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University (SMU) invites applications for two full-time Clinical Assistant Professor positions beginning in Spring or Fall, 2023. These positions are 9-month full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointments with renewable five-year contracts, at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor, based on the candidates' experience and accomplishments. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Opportunities exist to augment the academic year salary by assisting with summer or intersession instruction.

Duties include teaching and development of computer science courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates are expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching across the CS curriculum, including but not limited to, networks and distributed computing, AI/machine learning, operating systems, cybersecurity, data structure, algorithms, programming languages, database, and cloud computing. The expected teaching load will be 3+4 courses in regular fall and spring semesters, along with service responsibilities. In addition to being excellent educators, candidates are encouraged to conduct research. Sponsored research activities will lead to course release.

A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline is required by the time of appointment.

Application Instructions:
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Applicants are encouraged to submit before 12/01/2022. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the committee will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

To apply, please submit the following items to Interfolio ( 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) diversity statement, and 5) three letters of reference. 6) Statement of research is encouraged.

Southern Methodist University (SMU) will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, education activity, or admissions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU's commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX1 Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, including the prohibition of sex discrimination under Title IX. The Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.

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