Assistant/ Associate / Full Professor of Computer Science Arizona State University Department of Computer Science United States

Position Information
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Computer Science
Department Computer Science
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus

Please note: The language in the position Minimum Qualification has been slightly modified. In addition, the Supplement Question has been changed to match the Minimum Qualification.

Position Summary


The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-­track faculty position in the area of computer security at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. This is part of a strategic effort at The University of Arizona to build broad strength in computer security across campus. Candidates in related areas will also be considered.

The Department has a long history of research accomplishment, influential software distribution, and substantial external funding. Current research areas include algorithms, bioinformatics, compilers, computational geometry, databases, high performance computing, natural language processing, networks, operating systems, security, vision, and visualization.

The Department of Computer Science supports the UA's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

The university is located in Tucson, a valley with desert landscape surrounded by mountain ranges. Tucson boasts a warm climate, 350 sunny days per year, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, caving, and rock climbing.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here.


Duties & Responsibilities
The faculty member will develop and maintain a top-quality research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and perform service to the department, field, and wider community.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field by the position start date.

Preferred Qualifications
Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information Tenure Track (T/TE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F21672
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates
Faculty Recruiting Committee Chair

Open Date 10/18/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 01/07/2019
Special Instructions Summary

Please note: Upon submitting your application, your references will receive an automated email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Diversity Statement
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Where did you first learn about this position?
Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Republic
Chronicle of Higher Education
Department of Economic Security (DES)
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
Local Job Banks
Pima County One-Stop
Professional Conference
Professional journal/publication
Referred by UA Employee
Invited by Dept to Apply
UA Website

* Do you have or will have an earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field by the position start date?

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interests

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