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Assistant or Associate Professor, Computer Science

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Computer Science

Posting Number: req7881

Department: Computer Science

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in all areas of computer science, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Department has a long history of research accomplishment, influential software distribution, and substantial external funding. Current research areas include algorithms, bioinformatics, compilers, computational geometry, databases, high performance computing, machine learning, natural language processing, networks, operating systems, security, vision, and visualization.

The Department of Computer Science supports the university's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

The university is located in Tucson, a valley with desert landscape surrounded by mountain ranges. Tucson boasts a warm climate, 350 sunny days per year, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, caving, and rock climbing.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
All University employees, including student workers and graduate assistants/associates, must verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have been granted a religious or disability/medical accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • The faculty member will develop and maintain a top-quality research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and perform service to the department, field, and wider community

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field by the position start date

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Tenure Track (T/TE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Faculty Recruiting Committee Chair

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Four Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant

For your application to be considered complete, please upload the following documents within your application: (1) Cover Letter; (2) Curriculum Vitae; (3) Research Statement (in "Additional Document" slot); (4) Teaching Statement (in "Additional Document" slot); (5) Diversity and Inclusion Statement (in "Additional Document" slot), that discusses past and anticipated contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach; (6) Reference Contact Information (in "Additional Document" slot), that lists contact information for a minimum of three professional references.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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