Assistant Professor, Computer Science (Multiple Positions)

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Computer Science

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Medical Sub-Speciality:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. We are particularly interested in applicants with a background in Systems, Databases, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, and Algorithms. Exceptional candidates in other areas are also encouraged to apply.
The Department has a long history of research accomplishment, influential software distribution, and substantial external funding. Current research areas include algorithms, architecture, bioinformatics, compilers, computational geometry, databases, high performance computing, natural language processing, networks, operating systems, security, vision, and visualization.
The Department of Computer Science supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.
The university is located in Tucson, a valley with desert landscape surrounded by mountain ranges. Tucson boasts a warm climate, 350 sunny days per year, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, caving, and rock climbing.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities:

The faculty member will develop and maintain a top-quality research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and perform service to the department, field, and wider community.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field by the position start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

Rank :

Assistant Professor

Tenure Information:

Tenure-Eligible (TE)


Always Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:

Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Faculty Recruiting Committee Chair
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Three Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please upload the following documents within your application:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter
3. Your application must include a Statement of Teaching Philosophy (in “Additional Document” slot)
4. Your application must include a Statement of Research Interests (in “Additional Document” slot)
5. You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references. Please upload your reference contact list under the “Additional Document” slot within your application.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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