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Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence/CS Approaches Against Social Inequities

Apply now Job no: 532315
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Natural Sciences, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

San Francisco State University, Department of Computer Science offers an exciting opportunity for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in all CS fields beginning August 7, 2024. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests in any CS filed as well as those focused on Artificial Intelligence/CS Approaches Against Social Inequities. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, through their commitment to a diverse student population, to the excellence of the academic community.

Required qualifications
•Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field. Terminal degree must be completed by the first day of employment.
•Record of working and communicating effectively with colleagues and students

About San Francisco State University

SF State is a major public urban university, situated in one of the world’s great cities. Building on a century-long history of commitment to quality teaching and broad access to undergraduate and graduate education, the University offers comprehensive, rigorous, and integrated academic programs that require students to engage in open-minded inquiry and reflection. SF State prepares its students to become productive, ethical, active citizens with a global perspective.

Mission Statement

San Francisco State University educates and equips students to thrive in a global society. We deliver academic excellence by pursuing knowledge, inspiring creativity, supporting our diverse community and advancing social justice and positive change in the world. Visit the Strategic Planning website to learn more.

About the Department

The Department of Computer Science is in a period of expansion and is currently home to 14 tenured/tenure-track faculty members with a strong record of excellence in research and teaching. The department maintains vibrant programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and a supportive learning environment for a diverse student body. Interdisciplinary collaborations with other departments and the College of Education aim to broaden diversity, equity, and inclusion in computing. The department excels in research and has a significant record of success, with over $6 millions of external grants from various funding agencies, such as NSF and NIH. San Francisco and its proximity to Silicon Valley provides unique opportunities to collaborate with industry and leading high-tech companies in the world. Additional information about the department is available at


The position requires graduate and undergraduate teaching in Computer Science, mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students, developing an active scholar program in one’s area of specialty, and ongoing committee and service assignments.


The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is:

$105,000 to $110,000 annually (12 monthly payments per academic year).

The anticipated hiring range is $8,750 to $9,167 per month.

Salary offered is commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, the California Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from paying its employees less than those of the opposite sex and/or another race or ethnicity for substantially similar work (

Professional development funds, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available.

The California State University (CSU) provides generous health, retirement, and other benefits.

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted to receive consideration. To apply, please upload the following materials:
1. Cover letter (relating your experience to the required qualifications)
2. Curriculum vitae
3. A diversity statement that is no more than 500 words that provides an understanding of your capabilities to address diversity in support of SFSU’s diverse student and community populations. Please provide specific examples of how you have addressed diversity in your teaching, research, and service.
4. representative publications; teaching statement; research statement

Names and contact information of three references who will provide letters of recommendation upon request.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Briana Miranda, Department Coordinator at email

CSU strongly encourages faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process are encouraged to comply with this requirement.

The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU). CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception. While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from historically underrepresented groups. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager. Additional information on the requirements for new hires may be found at the Human Resources web page ( ).

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