Computer Science, University of California, Santa Cruz

Position ID:UCSC-Computer Science-DATADRIVENAPPLICATIONS [#8630, JPF00410]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Location:Santa Cruz, California 95064, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Data-Driven Applications
Appl Deadline:2017/01/03 finished (posted 2016/11/27, finished 2017/07/07, listed until 2017/05/27)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), invites applications for a tenure track (Assistant Professor) faculty position in data-driven application areas. We seek outstanding individuals who have demonstrated research and teaching expertise in one or more areas such as natural language processing, social good, computer vision, or social networks and social media. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program, advise graduate students in their research area, obtain external funding, develop and teach courses within the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, perform university and professional service, and be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. 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 Computer Science Department has nationally and internationally known researchers and research groups in many areas, including data management, storage systems, distributed systems, programming languages, software engineering, machine learning, natural language processing, and AI. Our beautiful campus has a long history of embracing groundbreaking interdisciplinary work, and our proximity to Silicon Valley (only 35 minutes from campus) and San Francisco affords opportunities and avenues for collaborative research.

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TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching interests and experience, 3–4 selected publications, and 3–4 confidential letters of reference. Applicants may also submit an optional statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. All materials must be submitted as PDF files.

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Refer to Position #JPF00410-17 in all correspondence.

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2017.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete, including letters of recommendation received, by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2017.

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Contact: Academic Personnel Office, (831) 459-4300
Email: email
Postal Mail:
UCSC, 1156 High Street, SOE3, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
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