Job Description: Assistant Professor in Computer and Information Science (CIS)
The CIS Department at the University of Michigan - Dearborn invites applications for multiple tenure-track assistant professor positions in all areas of computer science, with special emphasis on software engineering, computer systems (e.g., distributed systems), data science/AI/machine learning, and data management. The expected starting date is September 1, 2019. Although candidates at the Assistant Professor rank are preferred, exceptional candidates may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor depending upon experience and qualifications. We offer competitive salaries and start-up packages.
The CIS Department offers several B.S. and M.S. degrees, and a Ph.D. degree. The current research areas in the department include artificial intelligence, computational game theory, computer graphics, data science, data management, energy-efficient systems, game design, graphical models, machine learning, multimedia, natural language processing, networking, security, service and cloud computing, software engineering, and wearable sensors and health informatics. These areas of research are supported by several established labs and many of these areas are currently funded by federal agencies and industries.
Qualified candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in computer science or a closely related discipline by September 1, 2019. Candidates will be expected to do scholarly and sponsored research, as well as teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Applicants should send a letter of intent, indicating which one of the following four areas fits you the best: (1) software engineering; (2) computer systems; (3) data science/AI/machine learning; (4) data management or other areas. You should also submit a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching performance (if any), and a list of three references through Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/56046
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are appointed.
The University of Michigan - Dearborn, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed Office of Institutional Equity, 4901 Evergreen Road, Suite 1020, Administrative Services Building, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491, (313) 593-5190. For other University of Michigan information call 734-764-1817.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: We offer competitive salaries and start-up packages.