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Computer Science Open Level Tenure -Track or Tenured Position

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


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 a tenure-track or tenured appointment at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level, for the 2018-2019 academic year. For primary consideration apply by November 22, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted electronically as PDF documents to Assistant Professor candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply separately to our Assistant level recruitment at
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

All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, and contact information for three references. Additionally, applicants to the junior level positions are expected to submit the following optional documents: statement of teaching, and three publications. In your cover letter, please indicate whether you are applying to a tenure-track position or a tenure position.

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


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

  • Publication - Please upload what you consider to be one of your top 3 publications.

  • Publication - Please upload what you consider to be one of your top 3 publications.

  • Publication - Please upload what you consider to be one of your top 3 publications.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)