Open Positions in CS@UCSB

Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara is entering a period of strategic growth, with plans for new faculty positions that will add to core strengths, explore new and emerging areas of the field, and leverage opportunities across disciplinary boundaries. Towards this goal, the department invites applications for multiple tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2017. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. We are looking for exceptional individuals from all areas of Computer Science who have a track record of research excellence, a passion to shape the future of the field, and the potential to become an outstanding leader in research and education.

For the coming year we are especially interested in the broad areas of data science (including machine learning), physical computing (focusing on tight integration of computational and physical systems), and secure and verifiable computing. However, candidates in all areas of Computer Science will receive full consideration.

UC Santa Barbara is a premier public research university. The Department of Computer Science is part of the highly ranked College of Engineering, including three Nobel laureates and 29 members of the National Academy of Engineering. With 32 full-time faculty and 120 doctoral students, the department conducts world-class research in a wide range of areas, including collaborative research that crosses several disciplinary boundaries. We are looking for candidates who will add to the department's dynamic culture and stimulating intellectual environment.

Primary consideration will be given to applications received by November 21, 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted electronically as PDF documents to

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, at least three letters of reference, and the candidate’s top three publications.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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