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Assistant Professor in Computer Science & Engineering (Multiple Hire Recruitment)

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor
Salary range: Salary is based on the University of California Academic Salary Scales.
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: As soon as July 1, 2023. Exact start date negotiable.
Position duration: Tenure-Track

Application Window

Open date: September 14, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Dec 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Merced seeks applicants for three tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning on July 1, 2023. Priority will be given to candidates in the areas of:
• Artificial Intelligence
• Computer Graphics and Animation
• Cryptography
• Data Science and Engineering, including Databases, Data Management, Data Mining
• Game Computing
• Machine Learning
• Natural Language Processing
• Operating Systems
• Programming Languages
• Quantum Computing
• Robotics
• Security and Privacy
• Software Engineering
• Theoretical Computer Science
• Virtual/Augmented Reality
However, exceptional candidates in all areas will be considered.

The Department seeks candidates who demonstrate both a record of outstanding scholarship and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are particularly interested in attracting candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community through their teaching, scholarship,
and service.

Inquiries and questions should be sent to csesearch@ucmerced.edu.

The position will remain open until filled. However, to ensure
consideration, applications should be received by the current review date.
Applications will be submitted via https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications

A doctoral degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field is required at time of employment

Preferred qualifications

Applicants should have a distinguished academic record, an exceptional potential to conduct world-class research in a collaborative environment, and a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC’s Commitment to Diversity

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Applicants for the Assistant Teaching Professor level should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system). Letters of reference should be received no later than initial review date.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF01423

Help contact: soe-deptspecialist@ucmerced.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

UC Merced is a smoke & tobacco free campus (https://smokefree.ucmerced.edu/).

Job location

Merced