The Department of Computer Science at Brown University Brown CS is hiring tenure-track faculty at all levels as part of a five-year plan to grow the department by 50%. The department is particularly interested in candidates whose research addresses at least one of the following:
theoretical computer science, especially design and analysis of algorithms
computer science education
algorithmic fairness, accountability, and transparency with application to broader social issues.
We will also consider additional areas of department need. Applicants whose research may relate to our other open position in Data Science (apply.interfolio.com/68207) are encouraged to apply to both searches.
The department has 31 tenure-stream and 3 research faculty members, 2 lecturers, and several adjunct and visiting faculty members. In addition to its strong graduate program, the department has a strong undergraduate culture, anchored by a mature, endowed program for undergraduate teaching and research assistants. Department members frequently take advantage of Brown's interdisciplinary culture via collaborations with numerous other Brown units including Applied Mathematics, Biology, Brain Sciences, Cognitive Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, Public Health, Public Policy, and Visual Arts, as well as the Rhode Island School of Design. CS is a founding partner and plays key roles in major university-wide programs and initiatives including Data Science, Humanity Centered Robotics, Cybersecurity, and Computational and Molecular Biology.
Brown University is located in Providence, RI, an hour from Boston and about three hours from New York City, both accessible via frequent rail service, and close to Narragansett Bay. Providence has been consistently rated among the Northeast's most livable cities and is home to diverse intellectual, artistic, and business communities.
Junior applicants must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by the start of the position. The initial appointment as assistant professor is for four years and is renewable. Applicants for a junior position must submit three letters of reference, and applicants for senior positions should submit five names of references whom the committee may contact. Please provide a diversity statement, in which you summarize your past or planned contributions to diversity and inclusion. These contributions may arise from teaching/mentoring, outreach activities, lived experience, or other activities. (For additional information about the university's and department's commitment to diversity and inclusion, see https://www.brown.edu/about/administration/institutional-diversity/pathways and https://cs.brown.edu/about/diversity/.) We are eager to try to accommodate the needs of, and welcome applications from, dual career couples.
Applications will be considered until the position(s) are filled but we strongly encourage the candidates to submit complete applications (including reference letters) by December 15, 2019 for full consideration. We will start application reviews and interviewing immediately and highly encourage early applications. Applicants who would like confidentiality should explicitly mention this desire in the first paragraph of their cover letters.
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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
About Brown University
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, School of Public Health, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.