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

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 by the date of hire. 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 for Associate Professor require at least 6 years as an assistant professor or equivalent; candidates for Full Professor require at least 6 years as an associate professor or equivalent. 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 a full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science with core research emphasis in machine learning or related fields. Applicants at the assistant, associate or full professor level will be considered.

The new faculty member will join a strong and growing group of eleven faculty in the areas of machine learning and data science, which is a signature area of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture at WSU. We expect to continue to invest in these areas by adding more faculty in the future to reach a critical mass around 15 faculty. The University is in the process of adding a new university-wide, multi-disciplinary undergraduate data analytics degree with plans to offer a master’s degree in data analytics in the near future. The School of EECS has seen rapid growth in enrollment over the past three years with 1,000 undergraduate and 190 graduate students enrolled as of Fall 2015. EECS expects continued increase in enrollments and anticipates additional faculty hires in order to build a world-class research group in these areas. The current faculty composition in the School of EECS includes a member of the National Academy of Engineering and ten fellows of national professional organizations as well as multiple NSF Career award recipients.

Washington State University is one of the nation’s top 70 public research universities according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU is among 108 public and private universities in America recognized with the “very high research activity” categorization, and among 240 national universities and colleges that earned 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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