Assistant Professor(s) of Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at Boise State University is seeking one to three tenure-track faculty member(s) at the assistant professor level. Candidates specializing in the areas of databases, software engineering, and cyber-physical systems are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants in other areas will be considered. An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is required by the date of hire. Successful candidates will be expected to make balanced contributions in both teaching and research and to coordinate with faculty and local industry to develop and sustain funded research programs.
Our ABET-accredited department has strong academic standards and pursues the highest quality possible. Our undergraduate and graduate students enjoy a strong reputation in local industry, which includes Micron Technology, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft-Boise, MetaGeek, Balihoo, Clearwater Analytics, Keynetics, MarkMonitor and numerous other high-tech companies. The greater Boise metropolitan area is home to more than 200 software companies.
The Department of Computer Science is part of the vibrant College of Engineering, which was ranked 16th in U.S. News & World Report's list of best undergraduate engineering programs among comprehensive public universities. The College offers a variety of accredited programs and enjoys a high level of support from the high-tech industry in Idaho and the intermountain west.
Boise State University is the largest university in Idaho, with enrollment of nearly 20,000 students. The University is located in Idaho’s capital city and largest metropolitan area, which serves as the government, business, high-tech, economic, and cultural center of the state. Outside Magazine ranked Boise its Best Town in 2010. Boise offers a great quality of life: a family-friendly culture, a vibrant downtown, and great outdoor recreation including skiing, rafting, camping, fishing, and biking. To further enhance the superb quality of life Boise offers, the University has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities.
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and contact information for at least three professional references to .
Review of applications begins on January 20, 2012 and will continue until position(s) are filled. Boise State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. EEO/AA Institution, Veterans preference may be applicable.