Assistant Professor

Rochester, NY

Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science

The University of Rochester seeks applicants for two tenure-track assistant professor positions in the Department of Computer Science. We are particularly eager to hire in computer security, data management, and distributed and cloud computing. Exceptional candidates at the associate or full professor level, or in other research areas, are also encouraged to apply. Candidates must have (or be about to receive) a doctorate in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related discipline.

Computer Science at Rochester ( ) has a distinguished history of research in artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, systems, and theory. We nurture a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary culture, with exceptionally strong external funding and with active ties to numerous allied departments, including brain and cognitive science, electrical and computer engineering, linguistics, optics, biomedical engineering, the laboratory for laser energetics, the school of education, and several departments in the medical center. Recent faculty hires have received a host of national honors, including NSF CAREER awards, the MIT TR35 award, honorable mentions in ACM dissertation competitions, multiple Google research awards, and best paper designations at top-tier conferences.

The University of Rochester is deeply committed to building a more diverse and representative faculty, and strongly encourages applications from groups underrepresented in computer science and in higher education. We have a vibrant Women in Computing / Minorities in Computing community, and were a charter member of the BRAID Initiative, which leveraged funding from major industrial sponsors to foster diversity and inclusivity in the undergraduate program and to rigorously evaluate factors that contribute to change. We are actively working to improve the environment for all underrepresented groups. The University of Rochester is a private, Tier I research institution with approximately 6,800 undergraduates and 5,400 graduate students.

Anchoring the Finger Lakes region of western New York State, the greater Rochester area is home to over a million people, and offers unsurpassed quality of life, with a thriving arts scene, outstanding public schools, affordable housing, and a huge range of cultural and recreational opportunities. The University of Rochester is a member of the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, a concerted effort to facilitate dual-career faculty hires, both within and across institutions.

Application materials can be found and completed at the University of Rochester Faculty Recruiting website . Candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted online, and must themselves submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, (links to) key publications and/or working papers, and a statement that addresses their commitment to advancing equity and to fostering an inclusive and diverse community in academia, including past work and future goals.

Applications must be received by January 1, 2024, to be guaranteed full consideration; submissions beyond this date risk being overlooked due to limited interview slots. The 9-month full base pay range for this position is $125,000–130,000. The referenced pay range represents the full base range of pay for this job. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range and established based on market data, experience and expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

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