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Assistant Professor
Computer Science
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


The Computer Science Department in the College of Science at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2014. Candidate’s specializations in Software Engineering, Cloud Computing, Data Mining, and Computer Graphics and Animation are especially welcomed to apply.

The Position

Excellence in teaching, professional and scholarly achievements in the area of expertise. Teach a broad range of courses in computer science at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Develop new courses in areas of expertise. Plan, conduct and secure funding for collaborative or independent research. Actively engage in department curricular, advising, outreach and assessment activities. Serve on department, college and university committees. Retain currency in the discipline. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements

• Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related area from an accredited university by August 31, 2014. Candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered.
• Demonstrated strong communication skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to actively engage in the teaching, research and curricular development activities of the department at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Ability to work with a diverse student body and multicultural constituencies.
• Ability to teach a broad range of courses.
• Demonstrated ability to articulate complex subject matter to students at all educational levels.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications

• Specialization in Software Engineering, Cloud Computing, Data Mining, and Computer Graphics and Animation.

Application Procedure

A completed application will consist of:
• A cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
• A curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
• A completed application form;
• A transcript showing highest degree earned(an official transcript will be required of finalists);
• A statement of the applicant’s goals in the area of teaching;
• A list of graduate and undergraduate courses the applicant would prefer teaching;
• A statement of the applicant’s goals in the area of research;
• Applicants invited to campus will be required to teach a class and give a scholarly presentation; and
• Finalists for the position will be required to provide three recent letters of reference (may be copies or email).

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 15, 2013. Early response is encouraged. Please address all nominations, inquiries, requests for application forms, and application materials to:

Faculty Search Committee
c/o Dr. Daisy Sang
Computer Science Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.3440 FAX: 909.869.4733
Email: cs@csupomona.edu

About the University

Cal Poly Pomona is one of two polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of approximately 21,000 enrolls in 60 baccalaureate, 26 master’s degree programs and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,000 faculty. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country, and within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

About the College

The College of Science is one of seven colleges on the campus with approximately 2000 undergraduate majors in eleven degree programs offered by seven academic departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geological Sciences, Kinesiology & Health Promotion, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics & Astronomy, and includes several specialty centers, see http://www.csupomona.edu/~academic/catalog/col_schol/CoScience.pdf
Master’s degree programs enrolling approximately 250 students are offered in biology, chemistry, computer science and mathematics & statistics. The College of Science is committed to excellence in teaching and research and is currently the largest recipient of extramural funding on the campus. The College maintains active collaborations with industry through its cooperative education student internship programs and joint research projects.

About the Department

The Computer Science Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees and has 9 tenure-track faculty and several lecturers. The B.S. program in Computer Science is accredited by ABET. Several computing laboratories support instruction and research and are integrated with central University IT services. Linux and Windows environments are available. More information about our instructional program is available at http://www.csupomona.edu/~cs/.

Equal Opportunity Employer

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at http://dsa.csupomona.edu/police/securityreport.asp . 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. Http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html