Computer and Information Science Department, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-Computer and Information Science Department-AP [#9499]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Starting Date:2018/09/16
Appl Deadline:2017/12/15 finished (posted 2017/08/08, finished 2018/04/23, listed until 2018/02/08)
Position Description:    

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


The University of Oregon’s Computer and Information Science (CIS) Department invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in September 2018. We seek candidates specializing in high-performance computing or data science. We are especially interested in scholars who will enhance/complement the department’s existing strengths in these areas. Applicants whose research addresses security and/or privacy issues in these sub-disciplines are of particular interest.

CIS is a diverse and growing department with strengths in networking and distributed systems, data science, and high-performance computing. We offer a stimulating, friendly environment for collaborative research both within the department, which expects to grow substantially in the next few years, and with other units on campus; for example, the department plays a key role in the Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact. The department hosts two interdisciplinary research centers, the Center for Cyber Security and Privacy and the NeuroInformatics Center. Successful candidates have access to a new, state-of-the-art high-performance computing facility. CIS is part of the College of Arts and Sciences and is housed within the Lorry Lokey Science Complex. The department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. More information about the department, its programs and faculty can be found at

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field, a demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a strong commitment to teaching. A successful candidate will be expected to conduct a vigorous research program and to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, successful candidates will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment. Salary is competitive.

Candidates are asked to apply online at by submitting a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the contact details for a minimum of three referees, by 15 December 2017, or until the post has been filled. If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact to arrange alternate means of application submission. 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 has more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The UO’s beautiful, 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 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is 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:
1477 East 13th Avenue
1202 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1202

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