Faculty Positions in Computer Science
University of Texas at San Antonio
The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for two tenured/tenure-track positions, starting in Fall 2018.
- Tenure-track Assistant or tenured/tenure-track Associate Professor position in Game-related areas. The focus is on Computer Graphics, especially 3D animation, 3D modeling, and real-time rendering; and/or Human Computer Interaction, especially human computer interfaces, virtual reality, augmented reality, and game analytics. For this position, applications must be submitted through a web portal at http://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/7466
- Tenured/tenure-track Associate Professor position in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, focusing on cyber security, Internet of things, bioinformatics, natural language processing, speech recognition, language understanding, computer vision, or machine learning. This position is part of UTSA’s focused cluster hiring plan under the Gold Star Initiative to recruit top-tier researchers over a four-year period. For this position, applications must be submitted through a web portal at http://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/7467
Required qualifications: Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must earn a Ph.D. by September 1, 2018, in Computer Science or in a related field and must demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in research and teaching.
Applicants for an Associate Professor position must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field and previous experience in graduate and undergraduate teaching. They should have an established research program in their area of specialization.
Responsibilities include research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and program development. Salary and start-up supporting packages for the positions are highly competitive.
The Department of Computer Science currently has 22 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees supporting a dynamic and growing program with 1,195 undergraduates and 139 graduate students, including 60 Ph.D. students.
The major research units in the department include: the Institute for Cyber Security, which operates the FlexCloud and FlexFarm laboratories dedicated to cyber security research; and the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS), which focuses on cyber security maturity of cities and communities and also conducts nation-wide Cyber Security Defense Competitions for college and high school students. The research activities and experimental facilities have been well supported by several federal research and infrastructure grants.
UTSA recently received a large 5-year NSF CREST grant on investigating cloud security and privacy. CIAS recently received a large 5-year grant from the Department of Homeland Security to set up a national standards organization for information sharing and analysis.
The Department recently also received a large 5-year grant from the Army Research Laboratory to investigate the modeling and prediction of cyber attacks as well as several grants from other funding agencies.
UTSA undergraduate cyber security programs are collectively ranked #1 in a 2014 survey; the graduate programs are ranked #2 in a 2016 listing. The recently establish Army Research Laboratory—South at UTSA provides additional opportunities for Cyber Security research and funding.
See http://www.cs.utsa.edu for additional information on the Department of Computer Science and its faculty.
With nearly 31,000 students UTSA is the largest university in South Texas. The city of San Antonio has a population of over one million and is known for its rich Hispanic culture, historic attractions, affordable housing, and excellent medical facilities.
The Austin-San Antonio corridor is a high-tech center that serves as the home of many major computer companies. Nearby higher education and research institutions include the UT Health Science Center and the Southwest Research Institute.
Required documents and submission process: Applications must be submitted through the respective web portals indicated above.
Applications must include a letter of application, a dated curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and the names, addresses (postal and e-mail), and telephone numbers of 3-6 references. Applicants who are selected for on campus interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the US by the time of hire.
The search will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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