Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor

University at Buffalo
Computer Science and Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at University at Buffalo (UB) invites candidates to apply for multiple positions at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor.  We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, mentor graduate students, advise students at all levels, and maintain an active research program. The successful candidate for an Associate Professor or Full Professor position should have a record of scholarly accomplishments, teaching experience, and a sustained externally funded research program. All areas of research expertise that complement the existing research strengths in the department will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates in the following areas: (1) mobile systems; (2) security and privacy; (3) machine learning; and (4) theory and algorithms; but applicants in all areas of computer science and engineering are encouraged to apply.

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) offers BS degrees in computer science (accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,, and computer engineering (accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, a combined 5-year BS-MS program, a minor in computer science, a Certificate in Data-Intensive Computing, and several joint programs (BS in Computer Science/MBA, BS in Computational Physics, BA in Social Sciences Interdisciplinary – Cognitive Science Concentration, BS in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology – CSE concentration) as well as MS and PhD programs in Computer Science & Engineering.

The department currently has over 50 faculty, including 14 teaching faculty, approximately 1,800 undergraduate majors, 900 masters’ students and 150 PhD students. Over 15 junior faculty members have been hired since 2015, and we are continuing to expand. Two members of our faculty currently hold key university leadership positions, and nine members of our faculty are IEEE and/or ACM Fellows. The department is well known for offering an excellent collaborative and nurturing environment for faculty. A cohort of five junior faculty received the NSF CAREER awards in 2019, setting a national record.

Our faculty members are actively involved in cutting-edge research and successful interdisciplinary programs and centers devoted to biometrics; bioinformatics; biomedical computing; computational and data science and engineering; computer vision and multimedia systems; database systems; document analysis and recognition; programming languages; high-performance computing; cybersecurity; embedded, networked and distributed systems; machine learning and artificial intelligence; connected and autonomous vehicles and sustainable transportation; and theory of computation. Our faculty has an excellent publication record.

Since 2015, the department has moved up its rank to be among the top 35 on and is among the top 25 in two recent years (2017 and 2019). During the same period, our research expenditure has grown from $4.5 million (for AY 2015- 2016) to $7.1 million (AY 2021-2022).

The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about 22,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students and 1600 fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 7,300 students enrolled across 9 academic departments.

Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community, the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost of living.

The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE).