College of Arts and Sciences - Tenure Track - Assistant Professor - Computer Science

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bloomington, AL

ID: 7073448
Posted: December 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking candidates for two tenure-track faculty positions. For additional information about the Department, please visit: http://www.cs.uab.edu/.

Candidates with expertise in all core CS areas are sought, with preference given to candidates who could complement and enhance current department strengths in the areas of cyber security, data science, high performance computing, programming languages, and biomedical applications. UAB has made a significant commitment to both research and teaching in Computer Science. Candidates must consequently have strong research and teaching credentials. Experience and success in funded research is desirable for junior-level candidates, and required for senior-level candidates. UAB is a Carnegie “Very High Research Activity” University and ranked No. 1 nationally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 and 2019 Young University Rankings.

The CS Department at UAB offers PhD, MS, BS, and BA programs. The Department has a strong research focus, and a strong commitment to teaching, service, and outreach. The Department recently moved to a brand-new facility, University Hall, and plans to grow the PhD, MS, and BS programs significantly over the next several years. Research funding is expanding significantly. The Department has a leadership role in an interdisciplinary research center focusing on cyber security and strong collaborations with the UAB Informatics Institute and the UAB Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute. Collaborations with UAB’s medical enterprise are strong and growing, with many opportunities for faculty to participate in interdisciplinary work.

Required Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field is required. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and scholarly achievements, a statement of future research plans, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and the names and email addresses of three references.



 

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