Faculty Positions

Open-rank tenure-track faculty positions at the University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Department of Computer Science

 

Located in the heart of Chicago, the Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for many full-time tenure-track positions at all ranks. All candidates must have a doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related field by the appointment’s starting date. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in research and teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

We seek candidates in all areas of computing, at all levels, with special but not exclusive interest in fields related to speech and/or natural language processing, computer vision, programming languages and compilers, machine learning, human-computer interaction, data science, and computer systems. Over the next few years, we expect to hire multiple faculty in all of those areas and many others. Applicants working at the intersection of computer science and related disciplines are also encouraged to apply.

 

Applications must be submitted at https://jobs.uic.edu/, and must include a curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and names and addresses of at least three references in the online application.  Links to a professional website and Google Scholar, ResearchGate, or similar profiles are recommended, but not required. Applicants may contact the Faculty Search Chair at search-chair@cs.uic.edu for additional information. For fullest consideration, apply by November 15, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

 

The rapidly growing department of Computer Science at UIC has 33 tenure-system faculty – 13 of whom are NSF CAREER award recipients – with strong and broad research agendas. The department is committed to building a diverse faculty preeminent in its missions of research, teaching, and service to the community. Candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials. UIC is a major public research university (R1, according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education) with over 1,900 faculty and over 30,000 students. UIC is committed to increasing access to education, employment, programs and services for all. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UIC is responsive to the concerns of dual-career couples. Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant, and diverse city. World-class amenities like the lakefront, arts and culture venues, festivals, and two international airports make Chicago a singularly enjoyable place to live. Yet the cost of living, whether in an 88th floor condominium downtown or on a tree-lined street in one of the nation’s finest school districts, is remarkably affordable.

Clinical Track Teaching Faculty

 

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking multiple full-time teaching faculty members to start Fall 2018.  The clinical teaching track is a long-term career track that starts with the Clinical Assistant Professor position, and offers opportunities for advancement to Clinical Associate Professor and Clinical Full Professor.  Applicants should have a PhD in Computer Science, and candidates interested in Computer Science Education research are especially encouraged to apply.   Candidates would be working alongside 7 full-time teaching faculty with over 100 years of combined teaching experience and 11 awards for excellence. The department seeks candidates dedicated to teaching; candidates must have evidence of effective teaching, or present a convincing case of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. Content areas of interest include introductory programming/data structures, theory/algorithms, discrete math, computer organization/systems, databases, software design, and web development. The standard teaching load is 3 undergraduate courses per semester.

 

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is one of the top-10 most diverse universities in the US (US News and World Report). UIC’s hometown of Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant city. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers an outstanding array of cultural and culinary experiences. As the birthplace of the modern skyscraper, Chicago boasts one of the world’s tallest and densest skylines, combined with an 8100-acre park system and extensive public transit and biking networks.

 

Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field, and either (a) demonstrated evidence of effective teaching, or (b) convincing argument of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. Applications are submitted online at https://jobs.uic.edu/. In the online application, include a curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least three references, a statement providing evidence of effective teaching, and a statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion (or plans to make future contributions). For additional information contact Professor Mitch Theys, Committee Chair, mtheys@uic.edu.

 

For fullest consideration, please apply by October 16, 2017. We will continue to accept and review applications until the positions are filled. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Lecturer Track Positions

 

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking multiple full-time teaching faculty members to start Fall 2018.  The lecturer teaching track is a long-term career track that starts with the Lecturer position, and offers opportunities for advancement to Senior Lecturer.  Candidates would be working alongside 7 full-time teaching faculty with over 100 years of combined teaching experience and 11 awards for excellence. The department seeks candidates dedicated to teaching; candidates must have evidence of effective teaching, or present a convincing case of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. Content areas of interest include introductory programming/data structures, theory/algorithms, discrete math, computer organization/systems, databases, software design, and web development. The standard teaching load is 3 undergraduate courses per semester.

 

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is one of the top-10 most diverse universities in the US (US News and World Report). UIC’s hometown of Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant city. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers an outstanding array of cultural and culinary experiences. As the birthplace of the modern skyscraper, Chicago boasts one of the world’s tallest and densest skylines, combined with an 8100-acre park system and extensive public transit and biking networks.

 

Minimum qualifications include an MS in Computer Science or a closely related field or appropriate graduate degrees for specific course material (e.g., computer ethics), and either (a) demonstrated evidence of effective teaching, or (b) convincing argument of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. Applications are submitted online at https://jobs.uic.edu/. In the online application, include a curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least three references, a statement providing evidence of effective teaching, and a statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion (or plans to make future contributions). For additional information contact Professor Mitch Theys, Committee Chair, mtheys@uic.edu.

 

For fullest consideration, please apply by October 16, 2017. We will continue to accept and review applications until the positions are filled. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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