Assistant Professor in Computer Science

University of California Santa Barbara
Department of Computer Science

Assistant Professor in Computer Science
University of CA, Santa Barbara

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor faculty position. In this search, we seek tenure-track faculty members in all areas of Computer Science. AI/Machine Learning and Quantum Computing are priority areas for the department this year. However, outstanding candidates in all areas will be considered. We seek faculty eager to build on our existing research collaborations in the Center for Responsible Machine Learning, the Center for Black Studies Research, the Center for Information Technology in Society, the Institute for Energy Efficiency and well beyond, and to help us establish new partnerships and research programs bringing computation and computational tools to problems of societal importance. We seek motivated and passionate researchers eager to work with a community of their peers to address issues of societal importance through surprising and creative applications of computing. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. A primary appointment will be in the Department of Computer Science but affiliate or joint appointments in any number of partner departments across engineering, social sciences, humanities, and/or physical sciences are strongly encouraged. The Department of Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara understands that computing intersects society in many complex ways but that by striving to be a place where every student, faculty, and staff can grow and thrive we will position ourselves to best be able to take on these challenges together!

Apply by December 15th, 2023 to ensure full consideration.

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Salary range: The posted UC salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See for the salary history range. A reasonable estimate for this position is $99,100-$164,500. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Anticipated start: 07/01/2024

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs (, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.