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Open Rank Faculty in Computer Science


Open Rank Faculty in Computer Science

  • R0040804
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia seeks 7tenured or tenure-track faculty at all ranks and in all areas of computer science. We are seeking a comprehensive expansion of the department to strengthen and build bridges across our research priorities in Theory, Software Engineering and Programming Languages (including Compilers), Security and Privacy, Human-Computer Interaction, Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things, Computer Systems and Engineering (including Distributed Systems, High-Performance Computing, Networks, Operating Systems), and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (including Computer Vision), as well as building bridges between these topic areas and other areas of Computer Science.

The CS Department’s strategic plan also includes an expansion of our Computer Engineering program. At the University of Virginia, this is jointly administered by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). We are therefore coordinating our faculty searches. Joint administration facilitates close collaboration between the two departments, and students in Computer Engineering may be advised by faculty in either department. The departments are also founding members of the Link Lab, a multi-disciplinary center for research on Cyber-Physical Systems, the Internet of Things, and autonomous devices. We are especially interested in candidates who have the potential to collaborate with colleagues in both departments.

The primary responsibilities for these positions include research, teaching, and service to the department and the community at large. The appointment rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates must have received a doctorate or equivalent in a computing field by the start of their appointment. A commitment to high-impact scholarship, funded research, undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching and advising excellence, and professional service is essential, as is evidence of a commitment to fostering inclusive practices that create climates in which all stakeholders can achieve their maximum potential. UVA is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to providing the kind of collaborative, diverse environment necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges.

If your interests lie in the Computer Engineering topic areas, please also consider reading the Electrical and Computer Engineering posting to determine whether it might be appropriate for you to respond to one or both postings.

Candidates should submit the following required documents:
  • Cover letter that summarizes your areas of research/scholarship, and areas of potential collaboration at the University of Virginia. To help us organize our review of applications, please also specifically list your primary areas of research in boldface at the top of your letter using the areas named above or similar.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A single file that includes your Research, Teaching, and Inclusivity Statements
  • A single file that includes two research papers that best represent your work
  • Names and contact information for at least 3 references listed in order of priority for us to contact. The search committee may contact some or all the references to request letters.

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the link referenced above.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022, and will continue until the positions are filled. The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

For questions about these positions, please contact Kevin Skadron, Professor, at skadron@virginia.edu .

For questions about the application process, please contact Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu

In addition to this position, senior graduate students are eligible and encouraged to consider the UVA Engineering Rising Scholars program. This program is designed to encourage early-career scholars to pursue a career in academia by supporting their postdoctoral work before beginning in a tenure-track position at the University of Virginia. Detailed information and application instructions are available at https://engineering.virginia.edu/rising-scholars-postdoctoral-program .

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about town, the school, faculty benefits and other topics can be found at https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva .

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ .

With one of the highest graduation rates of underrepresented undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the Department and the University of Virginia are fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of underrepresented populations, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspective and lived experiences.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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