Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position


  • Professional
  • Athens, GA
  • Posted 7 years ago
  • Expires on: –

University of Georgia
Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, starting August 2016. Applicants should hold a PhD in Computer Science or closely related field, have a strong research record, and be committed to excellence in both research and teaching.

We are especially interested in candidates with research background in all aspects of Big Data Computing (acquisition, storage, management, analytics, and visualization), Biomedical Informatics, Brain Mapping, Cyber-Security, and Cyber-Physical Systems with emphasis on Smart Sensors and Robotics. We currently have faculty with research interests spanning the above areas. Strong applicants in other areas of Computer Science will also be considered.

Computer Science is a growing and congenial department of 23 faculty within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The department has over 745 undergraduate and over 150 graduate students and offers the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in CS. 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 distributed information systems, real-time systems, databases, vision and image processing, theory, algorithms, bioinformatics and bio-imaging, simulations, computational science, parallel and distributed computing, and artificial intelligence.

The University of Georgia (http://uga.edu/), founded in 1785, is the oldest land-grant university in the nation and the largest university in Georgia (exploregeorgia.com), with a student body of over 34,000. It is located in Athens (http://www.visitathensga.com/) a charming and historic university town of about 100,000, approximately 65 miles from Atlanta, with mild winters and warm summers. The University boasts a major Performing Arts Center and has one of the largest student athletic recreation facilities in the US. It has been consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

To apply, please go to http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/342

Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and short statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (a single PDF is preferable). Please provide contact information (email) for three references.

Review of candidates will begin on December 01, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Please see http://www.cs.uga.edu for more information about the department and the university.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disability are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an EOO/AA institution, and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.