Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science


  • Professional
  • Athens, Georgia
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: January 31, 2023

University of Georgia
School of Computing

Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Computer Science

The School of Computing at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position starting August 2023.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field at the time of appointment. We especially seek candidates specializing in one of the following areas of research: Web Security and Privacy, Computational Science and High-Performance Computing, Machine Learning and Data Science, Graphics and Visualization, Human Computer Interactions (HCI). The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong research record in one of the above areas and demonstrate commitment to excellence in both research and teaching.

The School of Computing (SoC) is a growing and congenial school of 34 faculty within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering. The SoC has nearly 1,500 undergraduate students, and 235 graduate students, and offers the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, B.S. and M.S. degrees in Data Science, and an M.S. degree in Cybersecurity and Privacy. The teaching load allows for substantial concentration on research. In addition to the areas in which we are recruiting, our faculty cover a broad range of research interests, including algorithms, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, brain imaging and mapping, computer security, computational science and high-performance computing, computer vision, data privacy, distributed and real-time systems, machine learning, parallel and distributed computing, robotics, simulation, and semantic web. Please see https://computing.uga.edu/ for more information about the SoC and the university.

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu). UGA is currently ranked among the top 16 public universities in U.S. News & World Report.

UGA is making significant investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science to address some of society’s most urgent challenges. To this end, UGA has established the Presidential Interdisciplinary Faculty Hiring Initiative in Data Science and AI, which aims to recruit 50 new faculty members over two years who will educate students and advance research in Data Science and AI, including both foundational research and applied research in cross-cutting areas such as cybersecurity, cyber-physical systems, infectious diseases, integrative precision agriculture, ethics, resilient communities, and the environment.

The SoC and UGA are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and to sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disability are encouraged to apply. UGA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

To apply, please go to https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/285646 and upload the following:

1)      Cover letter

2)      Curriculum vitae

3)      Statement of research interests

4)      Statement of teaching philosophy

5)      A statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as evidenced by scholarship, teaching, and/or service endeavors as well as the creation of an equitable and inclusive professional environment.

6)      Provide names and emails for three references as part of the application.

All applications received by December 01, 2022, will receive full consideration.