University of Texas at San Antonio
Assistant, Associate, Full Professor-Cluster Hire-Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality-Immersive Technology
Requisition Number: TT20190023P
Department Posting Name: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Location: Main Campus
Position Type: This is a Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded: No
Hours Per Week: 40
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Recruiting Rate: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Beginning Salary Flexibility: Yes
Pay Basis: Salary
Required Education: Doctoral Degree
Field Of Study: Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science with outstanding academic credentials that clearly demonstrate their ability to conduct independent and successful research in their areas of expertise and to build cross-disciplinary research programs. ABD candidates with an earned degree before September 1, 2020 will be considered for Assistant Professor rank.
Experience and Other Skills Required:
The Department seeks exceptional candidates with (1) a record of high quality research and scholarship, (2) excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, (3) leadership experience and (4) a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity.Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science, appropriate research and teaching record for appointment at the rank for each position (for those seeking appointments with tenure, this is contingent upon Board of Regents’ approval), and demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity.Candidates must have excellent communications skills with a commitment to engage in a high quality undergraduate and graduate education in areas of electrical and computer engineering.
Other Skills Preferred
Description of Job Duties
Two Open-rank Faculty Cluster Hiring in Computer Science - Augmented/Virtual Reality and Quantum computing
The Department of Computer Science (CS) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for open-rank cluster hiring positions starting in Fall 2020 in the following areas, with strong collaborative potential with other disciplines:
Immersive technology applications and XR Human factors/Human Computer Interaction areas: Applications received by November 22, 2019 will be given first preference for consideration.
Quantum Computing and Quantum Information systems areas: Applications received by November 15, 2019 will be given first preference for consideration.
We seek faculty members who embrace excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring, and collaboration. UTSA especially seekstogrow its faculty ranks of women and underrepresented minorities. TheCS departmentis well-known for its cybersecurity programsand will play a significant role in the shaping of the newly formed School of Data Science (https://www.utsa.edu/strategicplan/tactical-initiatives/sds/index.html)(also hiring a School Academic Director and a Chief Data Strategist) and theNational Security Collaboration Center (https://www.utsa.edu/strategicplan/tactical-initiatives/nscc/index.html), a combined $100M initiative.Annual research expenditures in the department average $4M to $5M.The department fosters an excellent research and mentoring environment for faculty, in particular for early career faculty. This has resulted in nine NSF CAREER awards since 2005, among a strong portfolio of external awards.
The University, a Hispanic Serving Institution, is on a significant growth trajectory and is embarking on an ambitious plan toward becoming a model for student success, a great public research university, and an exemplar for strategic growth and innovative excellence backed up bysignificant resources and multipronged initiatives (https://www.utsa.edu/strategicplan/index.html). Therefore, salary and start-up packages for the positions are highly competitive.For enquiries and nominations, please contact the department chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See https://cs.utsa.edu/fsearch for more information on the cluster hiring and application instructions. The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Posting Close Date at Midnight On:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Notes To Applicants
-The University of Texas at San Antonio has embarked on a focused cluster hiring plan to recruit top-tier researchers as a part of the Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative for 2020. UTSA is seeking faculty members to foster collaborative research, education and outreach and to create transdisciplinary areas of knowledge that will advance their respective fields.-Anticipated hiring for Fall 2020-All applications received by November 22, 2019 will be given first preference for consideration. Applications received after that date will be reviewed only if the position is not filled.-Applicants are required to attach a Cover Letter indicating what rank you are applying for, CV, a Research and Teaching Statement which includes discussion on the role diversity and inclusion play in an academic environment, and a Reference List at the time of applying.-For general questions or additional information on this Cluster Hiring Initiative, please contact: Bernard Arulanandam, Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development & Knowledge Enterprise at Bernard.Arulanandam@utsa.edu or 210-458-8176.-UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.-UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.-This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.-Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.-At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may be closed once a sufficient number of qualified applications has been received.
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/13915
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