Assistant Professor in Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: January 31, 2023

University of New Mexico
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science in the School of Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in (1) cybersecurity, (2) machine learning and data science, (3) algorithms, (4) human-computer interaction (5) high-performance computing and, candidates in all areas of computing are encouraged to apply. UNM is a Carnegie Very High Research Activity Institution and a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

UNM CS is an interdisciplinary, family-friendly department. Our research and instruction push the boundaries of core CS, emerging CS areas, and topics at the intersection of CS and other fields. We also have strong ties to nearby Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories. We seek applicants demonstrating excellence in any area of CS or related disciplines, potentially including a joint appointment at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Applicants must have completed a doctorate in CS or a related area by August 14, 2023. In accordance with UNM policies, applicants will additionally be evaluated on the following preferred qualifications: (1) demonstrated ability to establish a nationally visible research program; (2) commitment to undergraduate and graduate education; and (3) demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, student success, and working broadly with diverse communities.

Each application must include a cover letter summarizing the applicant’s experience, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and at least three letters of reference. Please have reference letters sent to before the application deadline.  Confidential letters of reference can be sent from Interfolio or other dossier managers.

Applicants are encouraged to include in their application an optional statement, no more than one page in length, on their experiences and perspectives related to item (3) above. Alternatively, if appropriate, applicants may address this topic in their cover letter or in their teaching or research statements.

To apply and see the complete advertisement, visit:

For best consideration, apply by December 2, 2022. This position will remain open until filled.  Inquiries should be emailed to the Chair of the CS Department, Lydia Tapia (

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.