Assistant Professor in Computer Science Engineering (2 Positions)
Open July 1st, 2019 through Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at UC Merced seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning on Jan. 1, 2020. Exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered. We are particularly interested in attracting academically and culturally diverse candidates, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree (preferred by Dec. 31, 2019) in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or a related field is required at time of employment. Applicants should have a distinguished academic record, an exceptional potential to conduct world-class research in a collaborative environment, and a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applications must be submitted online and must include: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research, 4) statement of teaching, 5) statement of diversity, and 6) three letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system).
Guidance on what to include in a diversity statement may be found here.
Deadline: Positions are open until filled with a final closing date of Dec. 31, 2019; consideration of applications will begin on Aug. 15, 2019. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is Jan. 1, 2020; however, starting dates may be negotiable upon request. Inquiries and questions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of California, Merced is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, students and staff. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and teaching as well as to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).
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