Research Scientist in Computer Science

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-25
Req: R0022138

The University of Virginia Department of Computer Science is seeking diverse candidates for a Research Scientist position, as a member of UVA’s Professional Research Staff.

We are seeking candidates to perform cutting-edge research on processor architecture and near-data processing for network processing, supporting such network functions as intrusion detection, telemetry, packet reassembly, etc. This work will be part of the UVA Center for Research on Intelligent Storage and Processing in Memory, CRISP ( The candidate is expected to lead their own research projects as well as mentoring and supervising PhD students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field by the time they take up the position. The ideal candidate will have a strong publication record in computer architecture and experience with one or more of hardware architecture for network processing, hardware acceleration, memory systems, FPGAs, or automata processing.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply at and attach a cover letter indicating research interests and fit, a detailed curriculum vitae, a summary of prior research experience and future research and career plans, and contact information for three references. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV box. Make sure to upload all documents to complete your application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on March 27, 2021 and the posting will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for subsequent years contingent upon satisfactory performance.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Prof. Kevin Skadron,

For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

For more information on the benefits available to Professional Research Staff at UVA, visit

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 5/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time