Multiple Assistant Professor Positions Available

Posted on 2018-10-21

The Department is seeking candidates for multiple Assistant Professor positions beginning Fall 2019.

Exceptionally qualified candidates in all areas of computer science are invited, while candidates with core expertise in cyber‐human systems (including computer vision, speech recognition, computer graphics, and human computer interaction (HCI)) and CS education are particularly encouraged to apply.  Candidates from minority and underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates are expected to develop externally sponsored research programs, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and provide academic advising to students at all levels.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Computer Science, or related discipline, and be committed to excellence in both research and teaching.  Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon qualifications.

The Department of Computer Science offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs as well as graduate certificates in Data Science and Information Assurance, and participates in an M.S. program in Bioinformatics (through the College of Arts and Sciences). The Department has been ranked 55th among CS departments with federally funded research. The Department regularly engages in large‐scale multi‐university collaborations across the nation. For example, CS faculty lead the NIH‐funded Big Data Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data‐to‐Knowledge (MD2K) and the Center for Information Assurance (CfIA).  In addition, CS faculty work closely with multidisciplinary centers at the university such as the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS).

Known as America's distribution hub, Memphis ranked as America's 6th best city for jobs by Glassdoor in 2017.  The Memphis metropolitan area has a population of 1.3 million. It boasts a vibrant culture and has a pleasant climate with an average temperature of 63 degrees.

Screening of applications begins immediately.  For full consideration, application materials should be received by November 25, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.

To apply, please visit WorforUM. Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and three letters of recommendation.

Direct all inquiries to Corinne O'Connor (cconnor2@memphis.edu).

A background check will be required for employment. The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce.