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

 

We seek candidates in all areas of computing, with special but not exclusive interest in fields related to computer vision, machine learning/data science, human-computer interaction, systems/software engineering, programming languages and compilers, and applied cryptography. 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. Links to a professional website such as Google Scholar or ResearchGate are recommended. Applicants may contact the faculty search committee search@cs.uic.edu for more information. For fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by November 15, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

 

The Department of Computer Science at UIC, which will be hiring between 20 and 35 new faculty in the next 6 years, has 36 tenure-system faculty and 4 research faculty with strong and broad research agendas, and 13 clinical/teaching faculty. 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 (Carnegie R1) with about 2,800 faculty and over 31,000 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 committed to supporting the success 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. 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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Lecturer – Non-Tenure Track

 

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking multiple full-time teaching faculty members to start Fall 2019. 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 13 full-time teaching faculty with over 150 years of combined teaching experience and 12 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, computer organization/systems, web development, data science, software engineering, and machine learning. The standard teaching load is 2-3 undergraduate courses per semester (depending on course enrollment).

 

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is one of the top-10 most diverse universities in the US (US News and World Report), a top-10 best value (Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education) and a hispanic serving institution. 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), and recent teaching evaluations.. For additional information contact Professor Mitch Theys, Committee Chair, mtheys@uic.edu.

 

For fullest consideration, please apply by October 18, 2018. 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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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 2019. 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 13 full-time teaching faculty

with over 150 years of combined teaching experience and 12 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, computer organization/systems, web development, data science, software engineering, and machine learning. The standard teaching load is 2-3 undergraduate courses per semester (depending on course enrollment).

 

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is one of the top-10 most diverse universities in the US (US News and World Report), a top-10 best value (Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education) and a hispanic serving institution. 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, a statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion (or plans to make future contributions), and recent teaching evaluations. For additional information contact Professor Mitch Theys, Committee Chair, mtheys@uic.edu.

 

For fullest consideration, please apply by October 18, 2018. 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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