[Eecs-news-links] Faculty openings @ Univ. of California, Davis

Batten, Tina tina.batten at oregonstate.edu
Mon Nov 14 13:15:52 PST 2016


The Department of Computer Science at the University of California at Davis invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science, for appointments with a start date in Fall 2017. We are targeting excellent candidates in three areas:

(1)         all areas machine learning and computational linguistics with an emphasis on natural language processing, information retrieval, text analytics and text mining,
(2)         databases, interpreted broadly to include distributed systems issues, security and privacy, and specific data types such as graphs, spatial data, images, biometrics, genomics and medical data, and
(3)         all areas of high-performance computing and related areas.

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 department and university are consistently ranked in the top fifty in the nation. The Department is growing. In addition to these positions, we are also conducting an open-area recruitment and hiring for cross-disciplinary open positions in related areas such as network science, game development and computational neuroscience.

Consisting of 32 faculty and over 200 graduate students, the UC Davis Computer Science Department is part of the College of Engineering.  The graduate group structure at Davis encourages frequent collaboration and  student co-supervision across departments. The  city of  Davis  is a vibrant college town with easy access to the San Francisco bay area and Sacramento, offering ample opportunities for industrial collaboration and recreation.

Applicants should have received (or are about to receive) a doctoral degree in Computer Science or a related field. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in research and a commitment to quality teaching. Candidates at  the  Associate level  should  have  a  strong  record  of publications and research funding and  national recognition. Successful applicants will be expected to establish a top-quality research program and to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students.

Interested persons can find more information on all open positions in Computer Science at UC Davis, and instructions to apply at:

Direct links to each recruitment can be found here:

Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics:
https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01288 Databases and Applications: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01336 High-performance Computing: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01288

Applications should include a vita,  a  personal  statement,  a  three  or  four  selected publications,  a  diversity  statement,  a  teaching  statement,  and  the  names  of  three references; candidates who wish to be considered at the Associate level should provide four references. Review  of completed applications will  begin  January 2, 2017.  The

position remains open until filled.

UC Davis is  responsive to  the concerns of  dual-career couples and offers a  Partner

Opportunity Program. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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