The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking candidates for a tenured faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor rank beginning Fall 2018. For additional information about the Department, please visit: http://www.cs.uab.edu/.
Candidates with expertise in all core CS areas are sought, with preference given to Data Centric Disciplines (broadly defined, including but not limited to machine learning, data mining, big data, data and cyber security, high-performance computing, and modeling and simulation of data intensive systems). UAB has made a significant commitment to both research and teaching in Computer Science. Candidates must consequently have strong research and teaching credentials. Experience and success in funded research is required for this position. Successful candidate will have the opportunity to establish and lead a data-centric research center that will be housed in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). UAB is a Carnegie “Very High Research Activity” University.
The CS Department at UAB offers PhD, MS, BS, and BA programs. The Department has a strong research focus, and a strong commitment to teaching, service, and outreach. The goal is to grow the PhD, MS, and BS significantly over the next several years. Research funding is expanding significantly, and the Department has a leadership role in a Center focusing on Cyber Security. Collaborations with UAB’s medical enterprise are strong and growing, with many opportunities for faculty to participate in interdisciplinary work.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and scholarly achievements, a statement of future research plans, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and at least three reference letters. Applications and all other materials (including reference letters) should be submitted through UAB’s portal at People Admin: https://uab.peopleadmin.com.
Review of candidates will begin January 15, 2017, and the search will continue until the position is filled.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field is required.