Assistant Professor of Computer Science
University of California Santa Barbara College of Engineering
United States

Computer Science Assistant Professor - Alternative Computing

Job #JPF01654
  • College of Engineering - Computer Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 5th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Jan 3, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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.


The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara is continuing a period of strategic growth, with plans for new faculty positions that will add to core strengths, explore new and emerging areas of the field, and leverage opportunities across disciplinary boundaries. Towards this goal, the department invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions, for the 2020-2021 academic year, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. For primary consideration apply by December 5, 2019; however, positions will remain open until filled.

We are looking for individuals from areas of Computer Science and Computer Engineering who have a track record of research excellence, a passion to shape the future of the field, and the potential to become an outstanding leader in research and education. Candidates with expertise in innovative computing systems including new computer architectures and designs, distributed computing systems, and dependable and secure computing systems are particularly encouraged to apply. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

UC Santa Barbara is a premier public research university. The Department of Computer Science is part of the highly ranked College of Engineering, which includes among its faculty three Nobel laureates and 29 members of the National Academy of Engineering. Additional information about the department and our academic programs can be found at

PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field at the time of application is preferred. At the minimum in order to be considered, applicants should have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a related field, except the dissertation (or equivalent) at the time of application. PhD degree must be conferred by the time of appointment.

All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, three to five letters of recommendation, and candidates' three top publications. Additionally, we strongly encourage all applicants to include a statement of contribution to diversity.

Applications should be submitted electronically as PDF documents to

Applicants are also encouraged to apply to the Computer Science Assistant Professor Positions (JPF01595) at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Publication #1

  • Publication #2

  • Publication #3

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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