Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Description

Allen School professors Yoshi Kohno and Franzi Roesner with students in the Security & Privacy Research Lab

The University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering invites applications for multiple ​​​​​tenure-track positions in a wide variety of technical areas in both Computer Science and Computer Engineering. Hires will be made at the Assistant (Tenure-track), Associate (Tenure-eligible), or Full (Tenure-eligible) Professor ranks, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The positions would be full-time, multi-year appointments with 9-month service periods and with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2022.

Our school offers a highly collegial and collaborative culture, with broad interdisciplinary research ties across campus. We are leaders both in core computing and computer engineering research, and in research that applies computer science to solve pressing world challenges in medicine and global health, education, accessibility, developing world technology, and others.

The Seattle area is particularly attractive given the presence of significant industrial research laboratories, top technology companies, as well as a vibrant technology-driven entrepreneurial community that further enhances the intellectual atmosphere.

We look forward to learning how the applicant's experience or future plans for teaching, research, and service would support our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and access.

The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University is a first-round awardee of the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and math. Moreover, College of Engineering has consistently had one of the highest percentages of women faculty in the top 50 colleges of engineering (US News and World Report Undergraduate Rankings). Additionally, the University’s Office for Faculty Advancement promotes the hiring, retention, and success of a diverse and inclusive faculty at the University of Washington.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Qualifications

Applicants for tenure-track and tenure-eligible positions must have earned a doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field, by the date of appointment.

Application Instructions

To ensure full consideration of your application, please submit all materials no later than November 15, 2021. Applications will only be accepted via Interfolio. Please provide pdf files for the following requested materials:

  • Your letter of application
  • A complete curriculum vitae
  • A research statement: 3-4 pages including any references
  • A teaching statement: 3-4 pages including any references, addressing experiences, philosophy, approach, and core and elective course offerings of particular interest
  • A diversity statement: 1-2 pages including any references, addressing philosophy, past and present experiences with and efforts towards diversity, equity, inclusion and access, and how you will further these goals as a faculty member
  • Your three most significant publications
You are also asked to provide at least four confidential letters of recommendation.

For any administrative issues or inquiries related to the search, please contact frc@cs.washington.edu. For technical issues, please contact Interfolio staff at 877-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint. Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.


Assistant and Associate Teaching Professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Description

Teaching professor Lauren Bricker presenting a lecture on codingThe University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering invites applications for full-time Assistant Teaching Professor and Associate Teaching Professor positions. Assistant and Associate Teaching Professors are non-tenured faculty members who are hired on multi-year appointments with a 9-month service period (plus summer opportunities) and an anticipated start date of September 1, 2022.

Teaching professors are educational professionals who combine instructional excellence with a variety of leadership activities, community building activities, outreach activities, pedagogy advances, and scholarship. Our school offers a highly collegial and collaborative culture, with a range of teaching and curriculum-development opportunities in lower-division and upper-division courses for majors and non-majors. Teaching professors expand the school’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and access through outreach, recruitment, retention, and support initiatives.

The Allen School fosters a diverse and inclusive academic community as a fundamental part of our mission as a public educational institution. We encourage applicants with a similar commitment to diversity and welcome learning how their experiences and future plans for teaching, research, and service would support and further these goals of the school. The University of Washington is a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.

Qualifications

These positions require at least a Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) or relevant teaching experience. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of:

  • Effective teaching practices and pedagogies for undergraduate computing courses.
  • Mentorship of teachers or teaching assistants in equity-centered pedagogies.
  • Engagement with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) through outreach, recruitment, retention, and support initiatives.

Application Instructions

Applications received by November 15, 2021 will be given priority consideration. Applications will only be accepted via Interfolio. Prepare PDF files for the following requested materials:

  • Your cover letter
  • A complete curriculum vitae
  • A teaching portfolio addressing teaching experience and interests, teaching philosophy and methods, and evaluation of teaching effectiveness; additionally, applications for Associate Teaching Professor should address course and curriculum design
  • A diversity statement reflecting on the your past experiences and addressing your future plans to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning environment in the Allen School and the broader university community.

You are also asked to provide three letters of reference.

We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with our commitment to diversity.

For any administrative issues or inquiries related to the search, please contact frc-teaching@cs.washington.edu. For technical issues, please contact Interfolio staff at 877-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint. Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.


Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor Full-Time/Associate Director of the MHCI+D Program, University of Washington — Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, HCDE, SoA + AH + Design, iSchool

Description

The MHCI+D Associate Director helps shape the MHCI+D program in its unique position of cross-disciplinary at the University of Washington. The successful applicant will also have an academic appointment as an Assistant Teaching Professor or Associate Teaching Professor, full-time, in one of the sponsoring units (the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, Human Centered Design & Engineering, the Division of Design in the School of Art + Art History + Design, or the Information School), for three years, with the possibility of renewal. The Associate Director will be responsible for supporting the success of the MHCI+D program in close collaboration with the MHCI+D Director and HCID Faculty Group. The MHCI+D Associate Director will work closely with the MHCI+D Director to shape HCI and Design curriculum and mentor the next generation of designers and technologists.

What distinguishes the MHCI+D Associate Director from mainstream academic appointments is a combination of program administration with cohort mentorship and the implementation of strategic initiatives in addition to teaching. To best support MHCI+D students and fulfill leadership responsibilities, this position does not allow time for research or practice.

The opportunity is to be an integral part of a nationally recognized graduate program where the emphasis is on student experience and curricular relevance in the exciting field of HCI and Design.

Appointment to a home unit, one of:

  • the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering,
  • Human Centered Design & Engineering,
  • the Division of Design in the School of Art + Art History + Design, or
  • the Information School,

will be based on the candidate’s expertise and discussion about best environment. This position includes faculty voting rights in that home unit but is not tenure eligible. Compensation will be commensurate with applicant qualifications and rank and reflects the dual role of both Associate Director and Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor. The is a full-time, 12-month position with an anticipated start date of June 2022.

Teaching and Curriculum Development, 30%

  • In collaboration with the MHCI+D Director, ensure quality delivery of current curriculum, develop revisions to core courses, and/or develop future offerings
  • Teach four MHCI+D courses per year
  • Hire and supervise Teaching Assistants for core courses taught
  • Provide office hours for individual academic support

Cohort Mentorship and Student Support, 25%

  • Schedule, organize, and facilitate orientation in Autumn quarter in collaboration with the MHCI+D Director and MHCI+D staff
  • Schedule, organize, and facilitate regular program and town hall meetings with MHCI+D staff and students, escalating issues to the MHCI+D Director as appropriate
  • Mentor students in DUB-related events, such as the annual retreat
  • Provide office hours for mentorship and individual support

Strategic Initiatives, 15%

  • Act as a thought partner with the MHCI+D Director in strategic and visionary planning for the long-term viability and vibrancy of MHCI+D
  • Implement strategic initiatives in collaboration with the MHCI+D Director and HCID Faculty Group
  • Participate in MHCI+D internal team meetings
  • Participate in HCID Faculty Group meetings

Admissions, 15%

  • Chair the MHCI+D admissions committee
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Director of Student Services to facilitate the annual admissions process, including scheduling and leading faculty reviews of prospective students’ application packages

Campus and Community Relationship, 15%

  • Participate in DUB community activities (e.g., annual retreat, weekly seminars, faculty meetings, critiques and showcases)
  • Participate in the Associate Director’s home unit (e.g., faculty meetings, hiring committees)
  • Collaborate with the MHCI+D Director and the Outreach and Communications Manager to identify partners for capstone and course projects, and other activities
  • Participate in meetings with MHCI+D External Advisory Board

More About the University of Washington

The University of Washington is a vibrant community of inclusive research and community outreach, situated between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, in the city of Seattle, on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Seattle is a rapidly growing, dynamic, and diverse metropolitan area.

The UW is dedicated to hiring faculty that will enhance diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education through their research, teaching, and service. As information systems and institutions serve increasingly diverse and global constituencies, it is critical to understand the ways in which differences in perspectives regarding gender identities, class, race, ethnicity, culture, LGBTQ identities, religious affiliation, national origin, disability, and other identities can both divide us and offer us better ways of thinking and working together.

Qualifications

The position requires a minimum of a Masters (or foreign equivalent) in a field related to human-computer interaction and design with a minimum of 4 years of work experience and a record of leadership, administration, and mentorship. A doctoral or terminal degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field will be viewed favorably; work experience during a terminal degree will count toward the 4 years minimum requirement. The ideal candidate will have documented expertise in teaching and developing design-oriented/studio-based courses. The ideal candidate will also thrive doing self-directed, independent work and, at the same time, appreciate collaborating with a broad range of individuals who together support and guide the MHCI+D program’s work.

Application Instructions

To ensure full consideration of your application, please submit all materials no later than 6 December, 2021. Applications will only be accepted via Interfolio. Please provide PDF files for the following requested materials.

Application materials

  • Letter of application
  • Current CV
  • Contact information for three references
  • Statement on approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with our commitment to diversity. A diversity statement supports applicants in sharing how their approach to teaching and/or service contributes to positive social change and supports people who represent differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, intellectual origin, ability, and other identities. We invite you to reflect and describe your related experiences and plans in teaching and service, where you stand to grow with regard to issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice, and your potential to mentor and educate diverse students.
  • Teaching and mentoring portfolio. This could address the following:
    • Teaching approach and/or teaching philosophy,
    • Professional mentoring approach and experiences,
    • For applicants with prior teaching experience: instructional materials such as sample syllabi, in-class activities, and assignments with associated evaluation and/or grading rubrics. If available, course evaluations that provide both quantitative and qualitative evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness. Optionally, applicants may choose to address course and curriculum design.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint. Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.


Other Opportunities


The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Paul G. Allen School at 206-543-1695 or the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: (206) 543-6450/V, (206) 543-6452/TTY, (206) 685-7264 (FAX), or e-mail at dso@u.washington.edu.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and strongly encourages applications from females, minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and Vietnam era veterans.