Open Rank

  • Professional
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: March 1, 2021

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking candidates for two tenure-track/tenured faculty positions. While preference is given to candidates at the Assistant Professor rank, highly qualified candidates at Associate Professor and Professor rank will also be considered. For additional information about the Department, please visit:

Candidates with expertise in all core CS areas are sought, with preference given to candidates who could complement and enhance current department strengths in the areas of cyber security, data science/machine learning/artificial intelligence, high performance computing, programming languages, and biomedical applications. UAB has made a significant commitment to both research and teaching in Computer Science. Candidates must consequently have strong research and teaching credentials.  Experience and success in funded research are desirable for junior-level candidates, and required for senior-level candidates. UAB is a Carnegie “Very High Research Activity” University and ranked No. 1 nationally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 and 2019 Young University Rankings.

The CS Department at UAB offers PhD, MS, BS, and BA programs. The Department has a strong research focus, and a strong commitment to teaching, service, and outreach.  The Department recently moved to a brand-new facility at University Hall and the goal is to grow the PhD, MS, and BS significantly over the next several years. Research funding is expanding significantly, and the Department has a leadership role in a Center focusing on Cyber Security and strong collaborations with the UAB Informatics Institute and the UAB Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute. Collaborations with UAB’s medical enterprise are strong and growing, with many opportunities for faculty to participate in interdisciplinary work.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field is required.  Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and scholarly achievements, a statement of future research plans, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and contact information for at least three professional references.

Applications and all other materials should be submitted through UAB’s portal at PeopleAdmin:

Review of candidates will begin on February 15, 2021, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.