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Assistant Professor of Computer Science
About the Position: The Computer Science Department of Western Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning September 2013 at the rank of Assistant Professor. All areas of specialization will be considered, but the department is particularly seeking candidates with an interest in computational science.
About the College/Department: The Computer Science Department offers an ABET-accredited B.S. program and an M.S. program. The department has a strong history of collaboration with other disciplines across campus, including linguistics, biology, environmental science, and others. Please visit our department web page at http://www.cs.wwu.edu for more information. The CS/M Scholars Program at WWU has a mission of graduating more women with degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. The program is funded by a $590,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Position Responsibilities:
Required Qualifications:
  • Possession by September 2013 of a doctorate degree in Computer Science or a closely related area
  • Demonstrated ability to teach existing courses at the undergraduate level
  • A commitment to actively engage in teaching, research and curricular development activities of the department at the graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Scholarly interest in computational science
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues and students
Academic Emphasis: Computer Science
Job Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: All applications should be submitted online through Western's online application system, EASE: www.wwu.edu/jobs.  Email can be sent to the chair of the search committee: geoffrey.matthews@wwu.edu

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching (including experience and future plans), a statement on research (including how your research could involve undergraduates and Masters students), and three letters of recommendation.
Other Information: Western is located in scenic Bellingham, Washington, between the mountains of the North Cascades and the waters of Puget Sound. Recreational opportunities abound nearby, including biking, skiing, hiking, kayaking, and mountain climbing. We are located halfway between the cities of Vancouver, British Columbia, and Seattle, Washington, each with a lively and exciting cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Job Posted: 10/31/2012
Closing Date Notes: Application review begins December 31, 2012; position is open until filled
Recruitment #: 120879
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU's Policy on Providing Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination. EO/AA inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); EOO.

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

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