Assistant Professor, Associate Professor 2017

Aug 31, 2016
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810332

Position Summary: Tenure-track faculty position with expectations that the individual will engage in research activities including publications, mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, securing external funds for his/her research program as well as contribute to the University's teaching and service missions.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions All Areas of Computer Science: Department of Computer Science The University of Alabama The Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate level to begin August 2017. Outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered. Successful applicants must show the potential to establish a quality research program, collaborate effectively with other faculty, and excel in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, successful applicants must demonstrate the potential to contribute to the University of Alabama's initiatives with respect to water, the Alabama Water Institute, and/or transportation, the Alabama Transportation Institute. Expertise needed by the AWI and ATI includes, but is not limited to, areas such as big data, spatial data, data analytics, data visualization, machine learning, vehicular networks, software modeling, software engineering, security, robotics, and autonomous vehicles. Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the University of Alabama is the capstone of higher education in the State. The student-centered research institution is also the State's largest, with over 37,000 students. Housed in the College of Engineering, the Computer Science Department has 22 faculty members (14 tenured/tenure-track faculty), over 600 undergraduates and approximately 50 graduate students. The Department, funded by agencies such as NSF, Google, Departments of Education and Commerce, various Defense agencies, multiple State agencies, and other sponsors, generated over $13 million in research expenditures in FY 2015 and our doctoral program has produced 33 graduates in the past five years. Applicants should apply online at Applicants must have an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in computer science or a closely related field. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. The cover letter should address how the applicant is able to contribute to the ATI and AWI initiatives described above. Review of applications will begin immediately. For additional details, please contact Dr. David Cordes ( or visit The University of Alabama is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority applicants are particularly encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions: Provide the names of 3 references. Include in cover letter. In addition the cover letter should address the applicant's potential to contribute to the University of Alabama's initiatives with respect to water, the Alabama Water Institute, and/or transportation, the Alabama Transportation Institute.

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