Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Portland State faculty position

The Computer Science Department at Portland State University invites
applications for a junior tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall
2010.  Specific areas of computer science under consideration include:
artificial intelligence and machine learning; multi-core architectures
and parallel programming; visualization and graphics; security and
cryptography.  Exceptional applicants in other areas or at other ranks
will also be considered.

The department currently has twenty-five tenure-track faculty,
including four NSF CAREER Award winners and two ACM Fellows.  The
department offers an ABET accredited B.S., an M.S., and a Ph.D. in
Computer Science.  Our teaching loads give faculty time to maintain
funded research programs and to collaborate with local industry.  The
department currently serves approximately 400 undergraduates and 120
graduate students.  Further information about the department is
available at http://www.cs.pdx.edu.

Portland State University is located in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Portland's "Silicon Forest" is one of the major software/hardware
development centers in the country.  The Portland metropolitan area
has over 200 hardware and software organizations, including Intel, the
Open Source Development Lab, Tektronix, InFocus, Mentor Graphics, IBM
and many software start-ups.  The University is approximately one hour
from magnificent beaches and year-round outdoor activities.  Portland
has been ranked highly for quality of life, including the #1 greenest
city, the #1 cleanest city, and the #1 cycling city.  Applicants are
expected to hold or be near completion of a Ph.D. degree in Computer
Science or a closely related field.  All applicants are expected to
show great potential for future external research support and a
demonstrated record of research excellence.

The faculty member will maintain scholarly activity in funded research
and publications; teach undergraduate and graduate classes; provide
professionally related public service; advise students, and support
University activities through committee service.

For more information and application procedure, please visit
http://cs.pdx.edu.  For inquiries about this position, please contact
cssearch@cs.pdx.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately
and will continue until finalists are identified.

Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
Institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and
candidates who support diversity.