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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
University of California, Davis

  • Nov. 4, 2016
  • Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • University of California, Davis
    Davis, CA
    United States
  • Open unit filled
  • Fall 2017
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
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The Department of Computer Science at the University of California at Davis invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science, for appointments with a start date in Fall 2017. We are targeting excellent candidates in three areas:

(1) all areas machine learning and computational linguistics with an emphasis on natural language processing, information retrieval, text analytics and text mining,

(2) databases, interpreted broadly to include distributed systems issues, security and privacy, and specific data types such as graphs, spatial data, images, biometrics, genomics and medical data, and

(3) all areas of high-performance computing and related areas.

The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

The department and university are consistently ranked in the top fifty in the nation. The Department is growing. In addition to these positions, we are also conducting an open-area recruitment and hiring for cross-disciplinary open positions in related areas such as network science, game development and computational neuroscience.

Consisting of 32 faculty and over 200 graduate students, the UC Davis Computer Science Department is part of the College of Engineering. The graduate group structure at Davis encourages frequent collaboration and student co-supervision across departments. The city of Davis is a vibrant college town with easy access to the San Francisco bay area and Sacramento, offering ample opportunities for industrial collaboration and recreation.

Applicants should have received (or are about to receive) a doctoral degree in Computer Science or a related field. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in research and a commitment to quality teaching. Candidates at the Associate level should have a strong record of publications and research funding and national recognition. Successful applicants will be expected to establish a top-quality research program and to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students.

Interested persons can find more information on all open positions in Computer Science at UC Davis, and instructions to apply at:

Direct links to each recruitment can be found here:

Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics:

Databases and Applications:

High-performance Computing:

Applications should include a vita, a personal statement, a three or four selected publications, a diversity statement, a teaching statement, and the names of three references; candidates who wish to be considered at the Associate level should provide four references. Review of completed applications will begin January 2, 2017. The
position remains open until filled.

UC Davis is responsive to the concerns of dual-career couples and offers a Partner
Opportunity Program. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

  • UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. UC Davis welcomes all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Dan Gusfield
    Computer Science
    University of California, Davis
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616


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