Dept. of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison

1930 7638
Position ID:UWMadison-ComputerSciences-FAC [#7638, PVL 87772]
Position Title: Professor (Assistant, Associate or Full)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Teaching Stream Appointment
Starting Date:2017/08/29
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01 finished (posted 2016/08/24, updated 2016/08/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has embarked on a multi-year effort to significantly expand the strengths of the department. As part of this endeavor, we invite applications from highly qualified candidates in all areas of computer science at the tenure-track and tenured faculty levels. Appointments will begin August 2017. We seek applicants across the spectrum of computer science research, ranging from core areas to applied and interdisciplinary research. Preference at the full professor level will be given to candidates active in the datafication of human knowledge who are potentially eligible for the prestigious DeWitt Chair.

Applicants must have a PhD in computer science or in a closely related field prior to the start of the appointment. Successful candidates will show potential for developing an outstanding and highly visible scholarly research program, as well as excelling in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Application materials must be submitted via this website. At least three letters of reference should be submitted. Questions may be directed to

The Department of Computer Sciences is among the oldest and top-ranked CS departments in the world, renowned for its groundbreaking research in computer architecture, database systems, distributed and grid computing, nonlinear optimization, and many other areas of computer science. It has a strong track record of building large scale computing infrastructures, and engaging in new interdisciplinary programs and centers.

The CS department has also been the beneficiary of significant donations--amounting to nearly $20 million over the past year alone--aimed at supporting the department's research and educational mission.

Madison, capital of the state of Wisconsin and home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, consistently ranks as one of the greenest, most bike-friendly and most family-friendly cities in the nation. With the headquarters of medical software company Epic, Microsoft's Jim Gray Systems Lab, Google, Amazon and several other technology giants in the area, Madison is also among the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We are committed to diversity and community building. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. A criminal background check is required prior to start of employment.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1210 W. Dayton St.
Computer Sciences Bldg.
Madison, WI 53706-1613

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