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Assistant Professor - Computer Science

University of Texas at Dallas
Dallas, Texas
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The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications from outstanding applicants for a tenure-system position in Computer Science. Candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered though the department is particularly interested in areas of virtual/augmented reality, human computer interaction, data science, cyber security, AI, quantum computing, and IoT. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent. The position is open for applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor who must show outstanding promise.

The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees both in Computer Science and Software Engineering. It also offers degrees in Data Science, Computer Engineering and Telecom Engineering that are jointly administered with other departments. Currently, the department has a total of 51 tenure-system faculty members and 40 full-time faculty of instruction. The department is housed in a spacious 150,000 square feet facility and has excellent computing equipment and support. The department ranks well in various national rankings. In areas such as natural language processing/AI, software engineering and embedded systems, it ranks nationally within top seven on csrankings.org. The department also houses a number of centers and institutes, particularly in areas of cyber security, human language technology, net centric software, and applied AI and machine learning.

The university is located in the most attractive part of the Dallas metropolitan area. There are over 1,000 high-tech companies within a few miles of the campus, including Texas Instruments, Walmart Labs, AT&T, Fujitsu, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, Cisco, etc. The DFW metroplex has one of the highest concentrations of high-tech jobs in the nation. Opportunities for joint university-industry research projects are excellent. The department averages approximately $9 million in extramural research funding annually putting it in the 37th rank nationally in the ASEE (2016) survey of research expenditures. The university and the State of Texas are also making considerable investment in commercialization of technology developed in university labs; a start-up business incubation center has been operational since 2011.   The CS Department has experienced very rapid growth in recent years. The University and the State of Texas are investing significant resources in the pursuit of excellence.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae that includes a complete publication list, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), writing sample and the full contact information for at least four academic or professional references via the online application at http://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/15236.

The search committee will begin evaluating applications on February 1, 2021. Applications received on or before February 1, 2021 will get highest preference. All recommendation letters are due by February 15, 2021. For more information, contact Dr. D.T. Huynh, Interim Department Head, via email (huynh@utdallas.edu) or send e-mail to cs-search@utdallas.edu or view the web page at http://cs.utdallas.edu.

The University of Texas at Dallas provides equality of opportunity in education and employment for all students and employees and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University's faculty and administration.


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Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-04

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