The UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor or tenured faculty positions at the Associate, or Full Professor rank. The department is looking for exceptional candidates in all areas of Computer Science and Engineering.
We are looking for applicants with outstanding research credentials. Successful applicants are expected to lead a vigorous research program and will be required to teach university students. We are particularly seeking faculty passionate about working with graduate students and training the next generation of researchers.
For the Assistant Professor, applicants must have a Ph.D. or advancement to candidacy in Computer Science & Engineering or related disciplines is required at the time of application.
For the Associate or Full Professor, Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering or a related discipline is required at the time of application.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications in conformance with University of California policies.
The CSE Department is committed to building an excellent, diverse, and inclusive faculty, staff and student body. In addition to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity, the successful candidate for this position will have potential or demonstrated contributions to a climate that supports equity, diversity, and inclusion. The application requires a Contribution to Diversity Statement that should highlight a well-articulated plan building on past experiences creating or contributing to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in engineering. For further information and guidance on preparing contributions to diversity statements, see:
CSE is home to over 70 faculty and 1,000 graduate students who span a range of research areas in computer science, computer engineering and bioinformatics. In addition, the department works closely with the Center for Networked Systems (CNS), the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (CalIT2), the Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI), the Design Lab, the Contextual Robotics Institute (CRI), San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), and the Center for Wireless Communications (CWC), which provide unique opportunities and resources. More information can be found at http://www.cse.ucsd.edu.
We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Review of applications will commence on January 1, 2023 and continue until positions are filled.
Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System:
Assistant Professor: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03420
Associate or Full Professor: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03425
Please submit a:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vita
- Research and teaching statements
- 3 to 5 reference letters addressing research, teaching, professional service
- A separate statement describing your past efforts and future plans to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
- The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC San Diego requires all candidates for academic appointments with tenure (i.e.: Associate or Full) to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release” into RECRUIT as part of their application.
For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program. https://aps.ucsd.edu/recruitment/pop/index.html
This year CSE is conducting two parallel searches across all areas for ladder-rank faculty positions. While there are some differences in evaluation criteria, we encourage applicants to apply to both searches.
The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. 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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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