The Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University (CSU) solicits applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor, beginning fall 2014. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science, bioinformatics, or a related field and demonstrate potential for excellence in research, teaching and service. Only candidates in bioinformatics/computational biology will be considered. In line with CSUís interest in promoting diversity, preferred qualifications include demonstrated knowledge of and relevant ability with culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations. This new position is part of a university-wide effort to recruit additional faculty in biosciences and bioinformatics.
The department has over 350 undergraduate majors and 165 graduate students in Masterís and Ph.D. programs. The department has 22 faculty with strong research programs in artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, computer vision, human-computer interaction, networks, parallel and distributed computing, security, and software engineering. More information may be viewed at http://www.cs.colostate.edu. CSU offers a broad range of programs in biological sciences spanning multiple levels of inquiry from molecules to ecosystems.
CSU is located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver, against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Fort Collins consistently ranks high in quality of life polls (http://www.fcgov.com/visitor). Enhanced by relationships with CSU, the city has become a magnet for highly innovative new industries, and it is at the forefront of clean and alternative energy technologies, biotechnology, and software/hardware sectors. Additionally, a large number of biotech and telecommunication firms are located in the Denver-Boulder area. The University of Colorado in Boulder and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora are within a one-hour drive.
Applications must include a detailed CV, descriptions of research plans and teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references. Submit application materials at http://cns.natsci.colostate.edu/employment/Compsci/ by December 16, 2013. The anticipated start date is August 15, 2014.
Complete applications of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Computer Science.
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