College of Engineering: Professor (Open Rank) - Computer Science (F1700100)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering: Professor (Open Rank) - Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all levels and in all areas of Computer Science. Applicants from both traditional as well as non-traditional and interdisciplinary areas of computer science are encouraged to apply. This is a 100% tenure-track appointment on an academic year (nine-month) service basis paid over twelve months.

Applicants are required to have (or expected to receive) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. 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. Appointments with tenure and higher ranks are available for persons with commensurate research and teaching experience.

The Department of Computer Science at Illinois is one of the leading programs in the United States and is a key component of the College of Engineering at Illinois, one of the nation's elite engineering schools. CS @ ILLINOIS is home to a U.S. News & World Report top-5 graduate program and is pioneering innovations in education, including new cross-disciplinary CS+X degrees for undergraduates and a newly launched MOOC-based master's program in Data Science. CS conducts outstanding programs in computer science education and research, embracing all major technical specializations in the profession, and is at the heart of the University of Illinois' rich network of interdisciplinary centers and institutes. These include the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, the Information Trust Institute, and the Health Care Engineering Systems Center.

CS @ ILLINOIS includes 64 tenure track faculty members, 16 teaching and research faculty, and 44 academic and research staff and professionals, and enrolls some 1700 undergraduate students and 680 graduate students. CS seeks applicants who will contribute to the vibrant atmosphere and positive learning climate in the department, as we seek to make computing's remarkable opportunities available to everyone. More details about the department can be found at

Qualified senior candidates may also be considered for tenured full Professor positions as part of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative, which is backed by a $100-million gift from the Grainger Foundation. Over the next few years, more than 35 new endowed professorships and chairs will be established, which will provide incredible opportunities for world-renowned researchers. More information regarding the Grainger Initiative can be found at

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by Friday January 5, 2018. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Preferred starting date is August 16, 2018, but is negotiable. Applications can be submitted by going to and uploading a cover letter, CV, research statement, and teaching statement, along with names of at least three references who will be contacted to provide letters. For inquiry, please call 217-333-3426 or email

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College Name or Administrative Unit: Engineering
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Engineering: Professor (Open Rank) - Computer Science (F1700100)
Open Date: 09/06/2017
Organization Name: Computer Science