Asst Professor

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado (CU) Boulder seeks applications for multiple tenure-track positions. The openings are targeted at the level of assistant professor, but experienced candidates may be considered for associate or full professor. Research areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, security, systems, high-performance computing, computational science and engineering, and data-driven approaches to robotics (especially mobile manipulation). Our department is committed to fostering an inclusive environment, and we seek candidates who understand the benefits of interdisciplinary collaborations with students, faculty and other researchers from across CU. Our department is also responsive to dual career situations.

Applications received by December 1, 2016 will be given priority, although applications will be evaluated until the position is filled. Applications must include a cover letter specifying the applicant's areas of specialization and describing their interest in the Department of Computer Science at CU Boulder. Applications must also include a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three references. In their statements, candidates should describe specific examples of how their experience would contribute to the department, including, but not limited to, their research record, pedagogical approaches, teaching content, mentoring and recruiting activities, community engagement, and experiences working with underrepresented groups.

The Department's research and education efforts interact broadly with many interdisciplinary programs and collaborators in the Boulder area, including national labs at NIST, NOAA, NREL, and NCAR, and CU Boulder research institutes including the ATLAS Institute, the BioFrontiers Institute, and the Institute for Cognitive Science. The Department has a long-standing partnership with the National Center for Women and IT and has faculty active in increasing the broadening of participation in computer science via their research, teaching, and service. The Department also has extensive ties with the thriving local tech community and inhabits a picturesque location in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Successful candidates are those who demonstrate the potential for excellence in both research and teaching, including a commitment to teaching and working with undergraduate and graduate students of varied backgrounds. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a related discipline and show promise and interest in developing an independent and internationally recognized research program.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10344 - Computer Science

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 30, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Stephanie Morris

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00725920