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Computer Science Tenure-Track Positions

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 24th, 2017
Last review date: February 5th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
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 appointments at the Assistant Professor level, for the 2018-2019 academic year. For primary consideration apply by November 22, 2017; however, positions will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted electronically as PDF documents to Applicants must have completed the requirements necessary to have a Ph.D. conferred in Computer Science or a related discipline by the time of appointment.

We are looking for exceptional individuals from all areas of Computer Science 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.

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

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, at least three and no more than five letters of reference, and the candidate’s top three publications.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

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




3-5 letters of reference required

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