Open Positions in CS@UCSB

Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara is entering a period of strategic growth, with plans for new faculty positions that will add to core strengths, explore new and emerging areas of the field, and leverage opportunities across disciplinary boundaries. Towards this goal, the department invites applications for multiple tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2017. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. We are looking for exceptional individuals from all areas of Computer Science who have a track record of research excellence, a passion to shape the future of the field, and the potential to become an outstanding leader in research and education.

For the coming year we are especially interested in the broad areas of data science (including machine learning), physical computing (focusing on tight integration of computational and physical systems), and secure and verifiable computing. However, candidates in all areas of Computer Science will receive full consideration.

UC Santa Barbara is a premier public research university. The Department of Computer Science is part of the highly ranked College of Engineering, including three Nobel laureates and 29 members of the National Academy of Engineering. With 32 full-time faculty and 120 doctoral students, the department conducts world-class research in a wide range of areas, including collaborative research that crosses several disciplinary boundaries. We are looking for candidates who will add to the department's dynamic culture and stimulating intellectual environment.

Primary consideration will be given to applications received by November 21, 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted electronically as PDF documents to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00838.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, at least three letters of reference, and the candidate’s top three publications.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

Joint Lecturer in Computer Science and the College of Creative Studies

The Department of Computer Science (CS) and the College of Creative Studies (CCS) at the University of California, Santa Barbara seek applications for a joint faculty Lecturer position with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE, similar to tenure-track), with a start date of Fall Quarter 2017.

At the University of California, LPSOE positions lead to security of employment (SOE, similar to tenure), and are faculty positions designed to meet the long-term instructional needs of the University. This position is intended for an innovative individual with an enthusiasm for, and breadth of knowledge in, Computer Science and its emerging applications in diverse fields. A successful applicant should be committed to student mentoring, to improving undergraduate computer science education and diversity, and to recruiting top high-school graduates, in collaboration with other faculty.

The teaching load will be evenly divided between the CS department and the CCS Computing program. The Department of Computer Science at UCSB is housed in the College of Engineering, has around 35 faculty, 400 undergraduates and 175 graduate students, and offers a traditional BS degree in Computer Science. The College of Creative Studies (CCS) Computing Program is a small, tight-knit community of around 35 talented, passionate, self-directed learners in the context of a major research university, with a focus on early involvement in undergraduate research in Computer Science, and related creative activity. Candidates are urged to learn more about the UCSB Department of Computer Science and the distinctive nature of the College of Creative Studies at their respective websites: http://www.cs.ucsb.edu and http://www.ccs.ucsb.edu

Preferred qualifications: A demonstrated record of teaching excellence.
Minimum qualifications: A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is required.

The position is to begin with the 2017-18 academic year, and salary will be commensurate with experience. More detail about the position, and how to apply is available at the UCSB AP Recruit website: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00882

Completed applications received by December 12, 2016 will be given primary consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
 

Lecturer in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach undergraduate or graduate Computer Science courses. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The first review date is December 12, 2016.

The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from one quarter to one year with the possibility of reappointment depending on performance and further departmental need. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

The minimum qualification required to be an applicant is a Masters in Computer Science or related field. Preferred qualifications are a PhD in Computer Science or related field and at least one year of teaching experience. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends upon qualifications. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00915. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae. A teaching statement is optional but recommended. Applicants should also provide 2 letters of recommendation.

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2017 to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on November 1, 2017; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

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