Jon: TT Position in Computer Science (Serious Games) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Looking for faculty colleagues who engage deeply in both teaching and
research within a curriculum that embraces student projects and independent
learning? Consider joining the faculty at WPI.
The Computer Science Department anticipates hiring multiple tenure-track
faculty for the Fall of 2016 whose expertise is in the following areas:
1) Cybersecurity including software security, usable security, and cyber
analytics; 2) Robotics, as part of a cluster of hires working in a
cross-disciplinary program with faculty from Electrical & Computer
Engineering and Mechanical Engineering; 3) Learning and Serious Games
working with faculty in CS as well as our Interactive Media & Game
Development and Learning Sciences & Technologies programs; 4) Mobility and
Cyber-Physical Systems; and 5) User Interfaces & Visualization.
In addition to these specific areas, outstanding candidates in any area
will receive full consideration. Candidates should have a PhD in Computer
Science or a closely related field, and the potential for excellence in
research and teaching.
Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nation’s first technological
universities. A highly selective private university located within an hour
of Boston, WPI is consistently ranked among the top 60 research
institutions by US News & World Report. The university is home to an
innovative and intensive project-based curriculum that empowers students
with the knowledge and skills to address real world problems around the
globe, an approach repeatedly cited for excellence by The Fiske Guide to
Colleges and The Princeton Review.
Located in the heart of New England, WPI is surrounded by cultural and
recreational opportunities.  The UMass Medical Center, a large number of
technology companies and many colleges and universities are located in the
immediate area making it ideal for two-career families.
Questions about the hiring process should be sent to
More information about the positions and instructions for applying are
available at  You will need to include
detailed research and teaching statements, vitae and contact information
for at least three references.
Review of applications will begin December 15, 2015 and continue
until the positions are filled.
To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer.

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