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Tenure-Track Faculty Position Software Engineering

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The Department of Informatics in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track position in software engineering.
The search is comprehensive and we encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds to apply. The department is highly interdisciplinary, which in no small measure contributes to our international reputation as an innovative site for research and education in information technology and its applications. Software engineering is a long-standing strength in the department, with five current software engineering faculty, vibrant undergraduate and graduate programs, and a strong connection to industry. We seek to further bolster our reputation with the recruitment of a new scholar who will thrive in and add to this environment.
Our search is intentionally broad. We appreciate scholarship of all varieties, whether empirical, technological, methodological, or analytical in nature.
The University of California, Irvine is consistently 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. UC Irvine is located in Orange County, four 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 must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field and exhibit a compelling research portfolio as well as a clear vision for teaching. Salary and other compensation (including priority access to on-campus faculty housing) are competitive with the nation’s finest public universities.
Each application must contain: a cover letter, CV, up to three key publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and 3-5 letters of recommendation. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion must also be included. All materials must be uploaded at:
The position is for appointment July 1, 2018 and is approved at the assistant professor level. The review of applications will begin January 5, 2018.
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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Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required