Wednesday, September 21, 2022

[DMANET] Tenure-track Faculty Position at the University of Minnesota Duluth

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Computer Science in the Swenson College of Science
and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites
applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor that will begin on
August 21, 2023. This is a full time, 9 month position. The successful
candidate will establish an independent, externally funded research
program, which includes mentorship of undergraduates and graduate
students. The area of research specialization for this position is
open and all areas are encouraged to apply. We do have specific needs
to strengthen our computer security, computer science education, and
computer systems areas. Additionally, our department is interested in
supporting research scholars whose research contributes to diversity,
inclusivity, and equity. The successful candidate will have teaching
responsibilities in our lecture and laboratory courses. They will also
contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching, advising, and
mentoring, while supporting diversity and inclusion and a commitment
to justice. Service to the Department, College, and University is also
expected. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a
related discipline by July 1, 2023. Experience with effective and
innovative teaching methods, such as active learning, is
preferred. Please see for more

To apply, please see the following link using job ID 350950

The Department of Computer Science is committed to providing engaging
and contemporary learning environments for all students interested in
the profession of computer science. Students work closely with our
faculty on a wide array of multidisciplinary research topics and
participate in opportunities to extend the reach of computer science
in the community. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree
is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
( The M.S. degree, a two year program in Computer
Science, provides a firm foundation in research and applications in
Computer Science.

We are especially interested in recruiting and retaining a diverse
faculty to maintain the excellence of the Department, College, and
University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines,
perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. The University of
Minnesota Duluth values of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion
are essential to achieving excellence. We strongly encourage women,
Indigenous, LGBTQIA+, Black, Latinx, Asian American, Hawaiian/Island
Pacific, mixed race, and disabled scholars to apply. We favor
candidates who can contribute to the College's distinctive educational
objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives and
intercultural understanding with social responsibility and the ethical
implications of knowledge and action.

We recognize that excellence in teaching and research form the basis
for any successful candidate. To that end, we are implementing an
anonymized search process. Please see
for a description of the application steps. Applications must include
four documents: an anonymized research and teaching statement that is
understandable to a non-specialist (1500 words/4 pages max); a
statement that demonstrates a commitment to justice, equity,
inclusion, and a diverse student population (1000 words/2 pages max);
a curriculum vita; and a list of four professional references. Please
direct questions about this position to Dr. Arshia Khan
( Review of complete applications will
start October 3, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Minnesota Duluth campus is part of the University of
Minnesota public university system and is the second largest research
university within the U of M system. UMD is a comprehensive university
of about 11,000 students located along the shores of Lake
Superior. The Duluth campus is affiliated with the University of
Minnesota College of Pharmacy and School of Medicine, and is home to
the Natural Resources Research Institute, the Large Lakes Observatory,
and the Advanced Materials Center. Duluth is also the site of a major
US EPA Research Laboratory. A dynamic city situated on the hilly
shores at the western tip of Lake Superior, Duluth was named Outdoor
magazine's Best Outdoors Town, celebrating its access to the outdoors
and to Lake Superior—the largest freshwater lake on earth by
area. Duluth is home to hundreds of miles of biking, hiking, and
skiing trails, including the Superior Hiking Trail, a 300+ mile trail
intersecting Duluth, and the Duluth Traverse, an 85-mile multi-use
biking and hiking trail stretching across town. In addition to the
outdoors, the Twin Ports area has vibrant music, arts, crafts, and
craft brewing scenes, and a variety of award-winning
restaurants. Duluth is a truly wonderful place to live, with great
schools, health care, and affordable housing. It mixes its historic
small-town feel with a dynamic urban economy and many cultural

UMD is committed to supporting our colleagues. The University of
Minnesota has a robust policy with respect to opportunity hires for
partners. Parental leaves and on-campus child care are available. The
Swenson College has a mentoring program to facilitate professional
success. Swenson College Howard Higholt Professorships are also
available to support outstanding tenure-track faculty who are
committed to creating a more inclusive and equitable institution.

Dr. Andrew M. Sutton
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Minnesota Duluth

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