University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Computer Science - The Grainger College of Engineering

Position ID:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign-Computer Science - The Grainger College of Engineering-PRFCS [#26430]
Position Title: Department of Computer Science -- Professor (Open Rank)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States
Subject Area: Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/10/27, listed until 2024/04/27)
Position Description:    

Department of Computer Science -- Professor (Open Rank)

The Grainger College of Engineering

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions at all levels (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor). The CS department is in a growth phase and we have hired over 25 tenure-track faculty in the past three years. While we welcome applications from exceptional candidates in all areas, we particularly encourage applications from senior and mid-career candidates.

The Department is also participating in campus-wide searches for faculty in four areas: Neuro-Informatics: Big Data Computational Systems Neuroscience; Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Digital Transformation; AI for Community Health; and IMMERSE: Center for Immersive Computing. Candidates should state in their cover letter if they are interested in a strategic cluster hiring initiative and list which other participating departments they have applied to, if any.

Applicants are required to have (or expected to receive) a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Computer Science or a related field. Additional qualifications include the ability to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and the potential to initiate and carry out independent research.

We seek applicants that will contribute to the diverse, vibrant, and inclusive atmosphere in the department as we strive to make computing’s remarkable opportunities available to everyone through the continued expansion of our research and teaching activity in Urbana-Champaign, in Chicago, and online.

A full description of this position announcement can be found at

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We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

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