University of Oregon, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:UO-Department of Computer Science-AP [#22746, 529431]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / Programming Languages
Appl Deadline:2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/12, finished 2023/07/01, listed until 2022/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The University of Oregon’s Computer Science Department invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Programming Languages, to begin in the fall of 2023. We seek candidates specializing in programming languages; candidates should have a strong formal background in programming languages/logic and have an interest in applying their theoretical investigations to practical issues. Competitive applicants will be capable of outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Computer Science Department is well-known for its programming language research, especially for hosting the Oregon Programming Language Summer School; this event attracts ~100 students and ~10 top programming language researchers each summer. (

We are a diverse and growing department with strengths in data science, high-performance computing, networking and distributed systems, in addition to programming languages.

Minimum Requirements Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field in time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated commitment and contribution to institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Candidates are asked to apply online at by submitting an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation by 31 December 2022, or until the position has been filled. If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials.

The University of Oregon is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. In particular, candidates should describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups.

The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The UO’s 295-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

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:
email address
Computer and Information Science
120 Deschutes Hall
1202 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1202