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Open Rank Professors of Computer Systems

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University of California, Irvine
Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
Department of Computer Science
Open Rank Professor of Computer Systems

The Department of Computer Science in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate/full professor positions beginning July 1, 2018. The Department is interested in individuals with research interests in computer systems (broadly defined), including, but not limited to topics such as: distributed/networked systems, operating systems, cloud computing, storage systems, Internet-of-Things (IoT), systems security, and resilience (including reliability, verification, and assurance).

The Computer Science Department's curricula, faculty and research focus on an array of topics including: computer architecture, system software, networking and distributed computing, data and information systems, artificial intelligence, and computer graphics; while also exploring interdisciplinary topics such as biomedical informatics, data mining, security and privacy, and ubiquitous computing. At UCI, ICS brings together three unique departments (Computer Science, Informatics, and Statistics), thus strategically positioning itself to meet the technical and social challenges of computing and information systems in the coming decades. The U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Global Universities ranking identifies UCI as a top 50 university in computer science and one of the top 15 universities for computer science in the United States. ICS is one of only five computing-focused schools among the Association of American Universities (AAU) members. Our 70+ faculty members include 1 NAE Member, 14 ACM Fellows, 9 IEEE Fellows, 7 AAAS Fellows and many other national award winners.

For eight consecutive years the University of California, Irvine has been named a top 10 “Coolest School” by Sierra magazine for our innovative sustainable practices. UCI is also ranked as a top ten public university by U.S. News and World Report, and has been identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI is located in Orange County, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science (or closely-related field). Completed applications containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, sample research publications, all available teaching evaluations, three letters of recommendation, statements on teaching and research, and a statement on previous and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should be uploaded electronically as PDF files. Please refer to the following web site for instructions:

Applications received by January 1, 2018 will receive fullest consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine 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, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Misc / Additional Material (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional Material (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional Material (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required