Open Positions in CS@UCSB

Tenure Track Positions in Computer Science

The University of California, Santa Barbara invites applicants for two tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Computer Science, effective July 1, 2016. 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 the potential to become outstanding research and education leaders. We are especially interested in the broad areas of Big Data, focusing on large-scale data gathering, mining and learning, and Physical Computing, focusing on tight integration of computational and physical systems. Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment to the Eugene Aas Endowed Chair.

The department seeks individuals with promise and a proven track record of research excellence, a deep commitment to educating undergraduate and graduate students, and professional leadership abilities. We are particularly interested in candidates who value cross-disciplinary and collaborative research.

UC Santa Barbara is a premier public research university. The Department of Computer Science is part of the College of Engineering, in which all five departments are ranked among the top ten by the National Research Council (NRC). With 34 full-time faculty and more than 120 doctoral students currently, the Department of Computer Science has witnessed a rapid rise over the past ten years, both in size and stature. 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 December 15, 2015, however the position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted electronically as PDF documents to:

https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00544

Applications must include a detailed resume, research and teaching statements, three reference letters and 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.

 

 

 

Computer Science Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment

The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks applications for a full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (similar to tenure-track) in the area of Computer Science with a start date of Fall quarter, 2016.  

The primary criterion for this position is teaching ability of exceptional quality, and the promise of future growth. We seek an individual with enthusiasm for teaching undergraduate courses in a variety of areas of computer science, with a breadth of knowledge in computer science and its emerging applications in diverse fields. A successful applicant should be committed to teaching excellence, curriculum leadership and development, and student mentoring, all in collaboration with other faculty. Research, although not required for Lecturer with Security of Employment track positions, is also reviewed when available.

At the University of California, the positions of Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment lead to security of employment (similar to tenure), and are faculty positions designed to meet the long-term instructional needs of the University. Individuals appointed into this title engage in teaching, professional activities, and University and public service. The position is to begin with the 2016-17 academic year, and salary will be commensurate with experience.

A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence.    Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (2-page limit), and 3 reference letters.

Applications must be submitted electronically at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00636

Applications received by February 1, 2016 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. Candidates are urged to learn more about UCSB Computer Science Department at http://www.cs.ucsb.edu.

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.

 

 

 

Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment in Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks applications for a full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (similar to tenure-track) in the area of Computer Engineering with a start date of Fall quarter, 2016. This position is intended for an innovative individual with enthusiasm for, and breadth of knowledge in, computer engineering and its emerging applications in diverse fields. The individual is expected to develop, teach, and supervise high-successful senior Capstone project courses that are required for computer engineering students. The individual is expected to work closely with students on Capstone projects during their senior year. These projects may be in the areas of embedded system design, computer hardware and software design, and each project may comprise 4-5 students. The individual is also expected to work with faculty for individual and multidisciplinary Capstone projects, and to be a liaison to industry when the projects are sponsored by companies. Additional teaching assignments may include topics such as logic design, digital design principles, embedded system programming, computer architecture, and other fundamental topics in computer engineering. A successful candidate must demonstrate the skills, commitment, and ability to succeed, improve and grow the senior Capstone project courses as well as to effectively teach those fundamental computer engineering courses. The teaching load is 3 courses per quarter with possible load reduction for administrative service. The position is to begin with the 2016-17 academic year, and salary will be commensurate with experience.

A Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated record of teaching excellence and/or strong and related industrial experience. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (2-page limit), a statement on senior project design and course development (2-page limit), and names and contact information for 4 references.

Applications must be submitted electronically at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00569

Applications received by December 15th, 2015 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. Candidates are urged to learn more about UCSB Computer Engineering Program at http://www.ce.ucsb.edu.

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.

 

 

Lecturer in Computer Science, Pooled Recruitment

The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach undergraduate or graduate Computer Science courses. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The first review date is March 31, 2016.

The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from one quarter to one year with the possibility of reappointment depending on performance and further departmental need. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

The minimum qualification required to be an applicant is a Masters in Computer Science or related field. Preferred qualifications are a PhD in Computer Science or related field and at least one year of teaching experience. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends upon qualifications. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching.

To apply, please go to the following link:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00663
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae. A teaching statement is optional but recommended. Applicants should also provide 2 letters of recommendation.

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2016 to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on November 1, 2016; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

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.