Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Computer Science
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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 4/12/2017
University of Chicago
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago invites applications from qualified candidates for faculty positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. The University of Chicago has embarked on an ambitious, multi-year effort to significantly expand its computing and data science activities. Candidates with research interests in all areas of computer science will be considered. Applications are especially encouraged in the areas of AI and Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Human-Computer Interaction, and Visual Computing.
Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. Completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for Associate Professor and Professor positions must have demonstrated leadership in their field, have established an outstanding independent research program and have a record of excellence in teaching and student mentorship.
Applications must be submitted through the University's Academic Jobs website. To apply, go to http://tinyurl.com/zlx5vxx.
To be considered as an applicant, the following materials are required:
● cover letter
● curriculum vitae including a list of publications
● statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans
● description of teaching philosophy
● three reference letters, one of which must address the candidate's teaching ability
Reference letter submission information will be provided during the application process.
Review of complete applications will begin January 1, 2017 and will continue until all available positions are filled.
The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and encourages collaboration across disciplines. We encourage connections with researchers across campus in such areas as bioinformatics, mathematics, molecular engineering, natural language processing, statistics, and social science to mention just a few.
The Department of Computer Science (cs.uchicago.edu) is the hub of a large, diverse computing community of two hundred researchers focused on advancing foundations of computing and driving its most advanced applications. Long distinguished in theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence, the Department is now building strong systems and machine learning groups. The larger community in these areas at the University of Chicago includes the Department of Statistics, the Computation Institute, the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC), the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Mathematics and Computer Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory.
The Chicago metropolitan area provides a diverse and exciting environment. The local economy is vigorous, with international stature in banking, trade, commerce, manufacturing, and transportation, while the cultural scene includes diverse cultures, vibrant theater, world-renowned symphony, opera, jazz, and blues. The University is located in Hyde Park, a Chicago neighborhood on the Lake Michigan shore just a few minutes from downtown.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with the