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Assistant/Associate Professor - Computer Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook University, West Campus
Internal Number: 132167
Stony Brook University's Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position with an expected starting date of Fall 2024. The candidate will hold the position of assistant or associate depending on qualifications. We are interested in candidates with backgrounds in all areas of artificial intelligence and machine learning, broadly defined, including computer vision, NLP, and robotics. We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with expertise on generative models in software engineering and application areas such as mental health.
The Assistant/Associate Professor will be responsible for providing comprehensive undergraduate, graduate, and professional education in their field of expertise in alignment with the departmental academic programs to produce the next generation of computer scientists and computer professionals. They will advise dissertation research of undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students. They will guide the student's professional preparation and career development under their mentorship. They will engage in scholarly research and publications in their field. They will develop independent or collaborative grant proposals to support their research and students under their mentorship. They will help advance the department's research and academic portfolio. The Assistant/Associate Professor will also perform departmental and university services such as administering academic programs and academic research enterprise, new program development, faculty and student development, economic development, student advising and recruiting.
The department values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for all students.
Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. Outstanding scholarly records and stellar potential in the field of study. Demonstration of a commitment to teaching and mentoring.
Background in artificial intelligence or machine learning, broadly defined, including computer vision, NLP, and robotics. Expertise in generative models in software engineering. Expertise in application areas such as mental health. Potential to develop a funded research program.
Applications received by February 15, 2024 will receive full consideration. Candidates who apply on or after February 15, 2024 will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Applicants need to electronically submit the following required documents listed below. Please apply here with the requested documents:
1) Curriculum Vitae
2) Teaching statement
3) Research statement
4) Three letters of recommendation or evaluation
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Department Description: The Department of Computer Science currently has 60 full-time faculty members and is undergoing a period of rapid growth. The department is housed in a new state-of-the-art 70,000 sq ft building and also occupies parts of other buildings. The department is either home to or has significant partnerships with several interdisciplinary centers on campus with our faculty playing leadership roles. They include the Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation, National Security Institute (NSI), Center for Visual Computing (CVC), Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT), and Institute of Advanced Computational Science (IACS). More information about the department is available from its website www.cs.stonybrook.edu.
SBU campus Description: Stony Brook University, one of four research-intensive campuses within the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is widely regarded as its flagship. The University embraces its mission to provide comprehensive undergraduate, graduate, and professional education of the highest quality, and its rankings bear that out. It's included among the top 1% of universities in the world by the 2018 QS World University Rankings and among the top 26 public universities by U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best Colleges rankings. It is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, composed of the top 62 research institutions in North America. As Long Island's largest single-site employer, Stony Brook has nearly 15,000 full and part-time employees, including more than 2,700 faculty. It enrolled roughly 26,800 students in fall 2019 — 17,900 undergraduate students and 8,900 graduate students — and offers more than 200 majors, minors, and combined-degree programs. The Department of Athletics supports 18 Division I varsity intercollegiate athletic programs that compete at the highest level within the NCAA. Located approximately 60 miles east of Manhattan on Long Island's beautiful North Shore, Stony Brook is situated on 1,454 wooded acres, encompassing 13 schools and colleges; a Research and Development Park; world-class athletics facilities, including an 8,300-seat stadium and a 4,000-seat arena; and Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center. Also, part of the University is a teaching and research campus in Southampton, New York, which offers graduate arts programs and is the site of the Marine Sciences Center. In addition, Stony Brook has a role in running, and performs joint research with, Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock Krasner House in East Hampton, NY, and the Humanities Institute, with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, Stony Brook sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
This is a tenure-track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for overtime. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.
Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2024
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.
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