Distinguished Visiting Professor-Computer Science
United States Naval Academy,
Academic Dean and Provost
DATE CLOSES: Open until filled.
ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY
As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate university, the United States Naval Academy has its own unique niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented civilian faculty and staff are united by one common purpose--to develop the next generation of leaders for our naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards. Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.
The U.S. Naval Academy's Computer Science Department invites applications
for one or more Distinguished Visiting Professors. The Computer Science
Department offers majors in Computer Science and Information Technology,
and contributes to a new major in Cyber Operations. We currently have
100 CS majors, 70 IT majors and a faculty of 18. In addition to courses
for CS, IT, and Cyber Operations majors, we also teach a course on cyber
security to the entire freshman class. The department is housed in a
state of the art building overlooking the scenic Severn River. Our
spaces provide outstanding office, laboratory, and research facilities
for both students and faculty, including specialized labs for
information assurance, networking, and robotics, as well as three
micro-computing labs and two high performance computing labs. Further
information is available at http://www.usna.edu/cs/ and www.usna.edu.
The Distinguished Visiting Professor will contribute to the Computer Science Department in various ways which might include teaching required or elective courses, developing new courses, leading research seminars, organizing relevant symposia, collaborating with faculty, and/or mentoring student research.
The start date of this position is flexible, and we have provisions for either full-time financial support or supplemental support for a professor on sabbatical. The position duration could vary from half a year to multiple years. The specific salary will be commensurate with experience and the expected contributions to the department.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
A Ph.D. or commensurate experience is required.
The visiting professor is expected to have a strong reputation and technical expertise in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field.
HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION
Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references. The cover letter should address in detail the expected contributions to the department, as described above. All materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.