The Department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) seeks an outstanding applicant for a tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science at the Assistant Professor rank (R96956). Stronger candidates at higher ranks may be considered. Salaries commensurate with the rank of the position and qualifications will be offered.
The Computer Science Department at UA Little Rock awards Associate, BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science. Currently the Department has over 200 undergraduate and over 40 MS and PhD students. Opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations are abundant with campus research centers such as the Computational Research Center, Emerging Analytics Center, MidSouth Bioinformatics Center, Center of Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies, Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, and the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences.
Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to high quality research and teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as service. While other specializations will be considered, preference will be given to applicants with experience in the following areas: Game Development, Virtual Reality, and Computer Systems including Cybersecurity and High Performance Computing.
Required Education and/or Experience: Qualifications required of all applicants include a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline, evidence of strong research potential, good communication skills, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Preferred Education and/or Experience: Outstanding academic credentials, prior teaching experience, and/or prior industry or entrepreneurial experience
Application materials must be submitted through the UALR PeopleAdmin online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The search committee will begin reviewing applications as of January 31, 2018 and applications will be considered until an appointment is made.
This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.