Open date: October 25, 2016
Next review date: January 3, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), invites applications for a tenure track (Assistant Professor) faculty position in data-driven application areas. We seek outstanding individuals who have demonstrated research and teaching expertise in one or more areas such as natural language processing, social good, computer vision, or social networks and social media. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program, advise graduate students in their research area, obtain external funding, develop and teach courses within the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, perform university and professional service, and be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
The Computer Science Department has nationally and internationally known researchers and research groups in many areas, including data management, storage systems, distributed systems, programming languages, software engineering, machine learning, natural language processing, and AI. Our beautiful campus has a long history of embracing groundbreaking interdisciplinary work, and our proximity to Silicon Valley (only 35 minutes from campus) and San Francisco affords opportunities and avenues for collaborative research.
RANK: Assistant Professor
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in Computer Science or other relevant field, expected to be conferred by June 30, 2018; demonstrated record of research and teaching.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated potential for excellence in research; ability to develop an externally funded research program; Ph.D. conferred by June 30, 2017.
POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2017 (with academic year beginning September 2017). Ph.D. must be conferred by June 30, 2018 for employment beyond that date.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching interests and experience, 3-4 selected publications, and 3-4 confidential letters of reference*. Applicants may also submit an optional statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. All materials must be submitted as PDF files.
Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00410
Refer to Position #JPF00410-17 in all correspondence.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2017.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete, including letters of recommendation received, by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2017.
UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686.
Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.
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- Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Statement of Research Plans
- Statement of Teaching Interests and Experience
- Select Publication
- Select Publication
- Select Publication
- Select Publication (Optional)
- Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)
3-4 letters of reference required
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- If any, provide required reference information
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