University of Oregon, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:UO-Department of Computer Science-ASSTPROFCS [#26081, 532460]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Data Science, Networking, Systems, Theory, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
Appl Deadline:2023/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/11/09, finished 2024/04/17)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Oregon is accepting applications for four tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to start in the Fall of 2024. We are looking for candidates specializing in Systems, Theory, and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, with each area having a broad scope. The successful candidates will be responsible for establishing a top-tier research program, delivering graduate and undergraduate courses with excellence, and contributing to university service and public outreach.

To apply, candidates should submit their materials online at These materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, DEI statement, and names and contact information for at least three references (the letters from these references are not required unless requested, at a later stage in the process). We will begin reviewing applications starting November 30, 2023 and continue throughout the academic year until positions are filled. If you encounter difficulties using the online application system, please contact to make alternative arrangements for submitting your application materials.

We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. In your DEI statement, please include information about how you plan to contribute to this goal. Feel free to describe past experiences mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups. We strongly encourage applications from scholars from historically excluded or targeted groups, including historically excluded racial or ethnic groups; women, transgender, and non-binary scholars; scholars with disabilities; and LGBTQIA+ scholars.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field by the time of appointment. A strong research track record with top-tier publications in the research field of interest. 

Preferred Qualifications
Promise of developing a strong research program in their area; demonstrated success in collaboratively building organized spaces of inclusive excellence; exemplary evidence of a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and service. 

About the Department
CS is a critical part of the newly formed School of Computer and Data Science (SCDS) and is anticipating a major growth in tenure-track and career faculty members. The department aims to be a pioneering hub for advancing education and research, fostering collaborations, and forging connections across disciplines, the university, and the global community. We are dedicated to attracting a diverse community of students and scholars who collaborate effectively with one another and with societal partners to make a positive impact on the world. We empower our students to become interdisciplinary problem solvers, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Our department is committed to cultivating a friendly, inclusive, and welcoming environment and seeks colleagues who share these values. 

About the Faculty
CS faculty members play a foundational role at the University of Oregon, engaging in fundamental research and providing crucial support to other departments, disciplines, and the new Knight Campus. Our CS faculty actively participate in core CS research and an increasing number of interdisciplinary research collaborations in the areas of networking, distributed systems, data science, high-performance computing, cybersecurity, and programming languages, all guided by ethical principles, technological adaptability, and societal needs. Furthermore, they have played a significant role in the development and support of SCDS. Moreover, our faculty members have established five world-class research centers including the Oregon Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (OCCoE), the Oregon Advanced Computing Institute for Science and Society (OACISS), the Center for Cyber Security and Privacy (CCSP), the Center for Big Learning (CBL), and the Center for Digital Mental Health.

About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two members in the Pacific Northwest region of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and holds a "very high research activity" ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. We enroll more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. Our 295-acre campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities including the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Advancing Scientific Impact, which serves as a vibrant center for pioneering scientific investigations, exploration and creativity in an arboretum-like environment. UO is located in Eugene, which is a beautiful and exciting place to live with an excellent quality of life. In addition to the beautiful Crater Lake, Columbia Gorge, Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland, there are many gorgeous forests, lakes, rivers, and ski slopes to explore.

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
Department of Computer Science
120 Deschutes Hall
1202 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403