Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Machine Learning - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job duties of the successful candidate will be to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science, effectively communicate and interact with students, collaborate with others within the School, the University, or other organizations, conduct funded research, publish in top-tier venues, and direct MS and PhD student research programs.

Required Qualifications

All candidates must be committed to building an active research program. Candidates must have earned a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline prior to their start date.
Candidates for the associate position will have established 5 years of experience. Candidates for the full professor position will have established 7 years of experience.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to conducting publishable funded research, strong leadership potential, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to diversifying the student body.
Candidates applying at the associate or full professor level must also possess a strong record of achievement in academia and/or industry.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman, WA invites applications for two permanent full-time tenure-track faculty positions in Computer Science with core research emphasis in machine learning or related fields. The first position is at the Associate or Full Professor level and the second position is at the Assistant Professor level. We are particularly interested in building interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues from across the WSU system in the university’s strategic priorities in Global Animal Health, Agriculture, Clean Technology, and Renewable Bioenergy. Added to that, the university’s pursuit of a medical school on the health sciences campus in Spokane represents significant interdisciplinary and collaborative research and educational opportunities for the EECS faculty and students. Therefore, candidates with interdisciplinary expertise in the above strategic areas will be given priority consideration.

These new faculty will join a strong and growing group of eight faculty in the areas of machine learning and data science (, as well as faculty affiliated with the WSU Smart Environments Research Center (SERC,, which is a signature area of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture at WSU. The School of EECS has seen rapid growth in enrollment over the past three years with 900 undergraduate and 160 graduate students enrolled as of Fall 2014. EECS expects continued increase in enrollments and anticipates additional faculty hires in order to build a world-class research group in these areas.

Washington State University is one of the nation’s top 60 public research universities according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU is among 96 public and private universities in America recognized with the “very high research activity” categorization, and among 119 national universities and colleges that earn the “community engagement” classification from the Carnegie Foundation. The Pullman campus is a quintessential college town – one of the top 10 in the nation according to MSN’s 2012 report on the “Best College Towns in North America.”

For more information about WSU and the School of EECS, visit

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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