Associate Professor: Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI)
The Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University invites qualified applications for a tenure-track associate professor position to support the development of research in the area of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (broadly defined) to begin Fall 2021. Applications with expertise in all areas within Trustworthy AI, including but not limited to Safe and Secure AI, Private AI, Robust and Reliable AI, Explainable AI, Human-Centered AI, Responsible AI, and Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics (FATE) in AI will be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in computer science or related discipline from a nationally accredited university or international equivalent. We are seeking candidates with established publication and national/industry funding records at the rank of Associate Professor.
Georgia State University, the largest in the state of Georgia and an enterprising R1 institution in downtown Atlanta, is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 54,000 students unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s leading global cities. Georgia State University is located in the heart of one of the largest and most racially/ethnically diverse metropolitan areas in the Southeastern U.S.
GSU’s Department of Computer Science, consisting of 28 research active tenure-track and 6 teaching faculty, offers programs leading to the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The Ph.D. program, which first admitted students in 2001, has produced over 150 graduates and has a current enrollment of over 100. The department’s Ph.D. program is nationally competitive and ranks among the best in the Southeast, according to National Research Council data. The M.S. program has over 120 students and offers a Security and Privacy concentration and M.S. Data Science and Analytics (Concentration in Big Data and Machine Learning). The B.S. program is the second largest in the university with over 2000 majors.
The Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence program is funded by the university’s Next Generation Faculty Program—a multi-year strategic hiring initiative designed to build core research capabilities by adding faculty excellence in interdisciplinary and innovative research areas. GSU offers an exciting and active interdisciplinary community of scholars in these areas, including those affiliated with the INformation Security and Privacy: Interdisciplinary Research and Education (INSPIRE), the Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science (TReNDS), and the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining an active, funded research agenda and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise in the Department of Computer Science.
To apply, please visit Academic Jobs Online site and submit (1) cover letter, (2) academic CV, (3) statement of research interests, (4) teaching statement that includes candidate’s experience mentoring students under-represented in the sciences, (5) diversity statement, and (6) names and contact information of at least three references. Review of application will begin on March 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. In the application letter or teaching material, applicants should explicitly address their readiness for effectively teaching Georgia State’s highly diverse student body, which includes many first-generation college students. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The College of Arts & Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development. GSU is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
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An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented groups in Computer Science.
Candidates are sought for appointment as an Academic Professional in GSU’s Department of Computer Science to assist with managing the Department’s teaching laboratories and projects. Further, the successful candidate will facilitate external relations with industry partners and support administrative activities in the Department. This position will report to the Department Chair and will oversee many internal and outreach strategic initiatives of the Department, including the management of Senior Design Projects; development of stakeholder and company relationships to facilitate the Department’s vision; coordination of activities of the Department’s Industrial Advisory Board (IAB); serving as project manager for diverse departmental initiatives; and limited teaching of appropriate courses. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
Applicants should have experience in teaching or mentorship and the support of laboratory infrastructure. Successful candidates will help oversee curricular laboratory offerings, facilitate interdisciplinary partnerships, and assist in activities to develop an industry-relevant curriculum. The successful applicant will join a department of faculty and staff who are committed to innovative teaching; diverse, equitable, and inclusive excellence; and interdisciplinary collaboration.
The Academic Professional appointment is in a 12-month non-tenure-track position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to advance in this position through promotion to higher ranks.
Georgia State University is a large, urban research university in downtown Atlanta and an official minority-serving institution. GSU and the Department of Computer Science are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and providing a supportive atmosphere. We encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. The College of Arts & Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development. GSU is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
Applications should include (1) an up-to-date CV, (2) a statement of commitment to and experience with supporting a diverse student body effectively, including fostering diversity and inclusion, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references and should be submitted via the Academic Jobs Online site.
Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or based on disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.
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