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|Working Title||Professor & Department Chair of Computer Science|
|Position Location||Fort Collins, CO|
|Work Location||Position is fully in-office/in-person|
|Proposed Annual Salary Range||250000-300000; salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.|
Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ and https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/ .
|Description of Work Unit||
The Computer Science Department at Colorado State University is a dynamic and rapidly growing department with a strong focus on research, teaching, and service. The department has 20 tenure-track faculty with research programs in artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, computer vision, networks, parallel and distributed computing, algorithms, security, and software engineering. Our faculty are over $15 million strong in active research projects supported by federal agencies including NSF, DHS, DARPA, AFOSR, DOE, and NIH. The department has approximately 1100 undergraduate majors and 190 graduate students in masters and doctoral programs.
Colorado State University (CSU) is a Carnegie Research I institution located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver, in a beautiful location along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Enhanced by relationships with CSU, Fort Collins is a magnet for highly innovative new industries and is at the forefront of clean and alternative energy technologies, software/hardware sectors, telecommunications, aerospace and biotechnology. Northern Colorado’s strengths are recognized at the national level, for example, Fort Collins was included in the recent “Places of Invention” exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. Fort Collins also consistently ranks high in quality of life polls, and the Rocky Mountains provide world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. You will find award-winning schools, a thriving arts scene, a wide range of shops and restaurants, hundreds of miles of walking and biking paths, and a plethora of outdoor activities.
|To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on||02/26/2023|
|Number of Vacancies|
|Desired Start Date||08/16/2023|
|Position End Date|
The Chair serves as chief administrative officer of the department and is appointed by the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences. The Chair is expected to provide dynamic leadership conducive to excellence in research, instruction, and outreach, leading and implementing the vision and direction to advance the department’s mission. With the aid of appropriate departmental committees, the Chair institutes recommendations for appointments, promotion, contract renewal, tenure, salary increases, and dismissals; hires and provides career development to teaching faculty and staff; manages the departmental budget and the distance education program; and is the liaison between the department and the university administration. The Chair is expected to be an individual of demonstrated scholarship, actively engaged in research, who effectively represents the department to the University and the computer science community at large. In addition, the Chair will take on limited teaching assignments.
|Conditions of Employment||Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)|
|Required Job Qualifications||
The department Chair should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computer science, or related program, and hold the rank of Full Professor at Colorado State University at the time of appointment. The Chair should have a proven record of excellence in computer science research and teaching, leadership potential, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and an appreciation of the role of computer science in a modern university. It is essential that the Chair can communicate effectively with members of administration, department, students, and other members of the university community.
|Preferred Job Qualifications|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Please submit a cover letter, a current C.V., and the names and contact information of 3 professional references along with your online application. Please also submit three separate statements on: your Teaching Philosophy, your Research Interests, and your Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
|Background Check Policy Statement||
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, email@example.com .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
|Job Duty Category||Administration|
With the aid of appropriate departmental committees, the Chair institutes recommendations for appointments, promotion, contract renewal, tenure, salary increases, and dismissals; manages the departmental budget and the distance education program; and is the liaison between the department and the university administration.
|Percentage Of Time||50|
|Job Duty Category||Instruction and Advising|
Limited teaching assignments. Communicates with students about their concerns. Advises her/his/their own graduate student mentees.
|Percentage Of Time||10|
|Job Duty Category||Research and Scholarship|
The Chair is expected to be an individual of demonstrated scholarship, actively engaged in research, who effectively represents the department to the university and the computer science community at large.
|Percentage Of Time||40|
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