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Department of Computer Science, Assistant Professor (002534-2011)

Responsibilities: The Department of Computer Science at Purdue University invites applications for tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level beginning August 2012.  Outstanding candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered.  Specific needs that have been identified include theory and software engineering. Candidates in all areas as well as candidates with a multi-disciplinary focus are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Computer Science offers a stimulating and nurturing academic environment.  Forty-four faculty members direct research programs in analysis of algorithms, bioinformatics, databases, distributed and parallel computing, graphics and visualization, information security, machine learning, networking, programming languages and compilers, scientific computing, and software engineering.  Information about the department and a detailed description of the open position are available at: http://www.cs.purdue.edu.

Qualifications: All applicants should hold a Ph.D.  in Computer Science, or a closely related discipline, be committed to excellence in teaching, and have demonstrated potential for excellence in research.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in computer science, conduct research in field of expertise and participate in other department and university activities.  Salary and benefits are highly competitive. 

Applications:  Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online at: https://hiring.science.purdue.edu.  Hard copy applications can be sent to: Faculty Search Chair, Department of Computer Science, 305 N. University Street, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907.  Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2011, and will continue until the positions are filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.