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Open Rank Faculty Position in Computer Science and Engineering

Position overview

Position titles:
Salary range: Commensurate with education and experience
Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

Application Window

Open date: October 13th, 2021

Next review date: Saturday, Jan 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. Exceptional candidates in all areas of specialization will be considered, with preferences to the areas of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Robotics, Graphics, Visualization, Augmented/Virtual Reality, and Bioinformatics.

The Computer Science and Engineering Department currently has 38 faculty members, including multiple ACM/IEEE/AAAS Fellows and Young Investigator/NSF CAREER award holders, who pride themselves in combining top quality teaching with cutting edge research. The research projects in the department are funded by federal (NSF, NIH, AFOSR, DoD) or industrial sponsors, with the new awards to the department for 2020/21 exceeding 17 million dollars. The department offers several undergraduate degrees, as well as MS and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, with 200 PhD students currently enrolled. Information regarding the department is available at http://www.cs.ucr.edu.

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) is a well-established, rapidly growing college at UCR. Ranked in the top 50 public engineering colleges by U.S. News & World Report, BCOE has 130 faculty members, more than 3,100 undergraduate students, 900 graduate students, and more than $46 million in total annual research expenditures. The college is home to five departments, nine undergraduate programs, seven graduate programs, and nine research centers.

Successful candidates will have a proven record of, or exceptional promise for, developing a vibrant externally-funded research program and developing a portfolio of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UC Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and record of publications, teach a regular course load at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to participate in service activities at department, college, campus, and professional levels. Candidates should also demonstrate clear potential for complementing and/or synergistically leveraging existing research activities within the department, college, and campus.

Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

To apply for the position interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of references or contact information for three references, a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01462. Inquiries should be directed to search@cs.ucr.edu

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2022 and will continue until the position(s) are filled. For more information regarding the specific areas of interest and application procedures, please visit https://www.engr.ucr.edu/about/career-opportunities

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have met the requirements for the PhD in Computer Science and Engineering or a closely related field by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Application Requirements by Level

Assistant Professor

Position title: Assistant Professor

Interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three reference letters, a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01462

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Please provide 3 letters of reference

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01462

Associate/Full Professor

Position title: Associate Professor/Full Professor

Interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01462

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Please provide contact information for 3 references

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01462

Help contact: ajbutler@ucr.edu

Campus Information

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, California