Assistant Professor: Department of Computer Science and Emerging Analytics Center Computer Science Position

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


The Department of Computer Science and the Emerging Analytics Center (EAC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) have an extraordinary opportunity for candidates seeking a position as a tenure track Assistant Professor. Salary will be commensurate with the rank and candidate qualifications. This position is governed by state and federal laws as well as agency/institution policy.

This position will enable the accelerated development of an exemplary academic career. Responsibilities will be split -time in the Department of Computer Science and -time in the EAC. The EAC is a world-class R&D center focused on virtual reality, augmented reality, immersive visualization, and cybersecurity ( The successful candidate will serve as a Research Scientist in the EAC and assume both research and leadership responsibilities. In addition, the successful candidate will have a tenure track position in the Department of Computer Science with appropriately adjusted teaching and service responsibilities.

While other specializations will be considered, preference will be given to applicants with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Virtual reality: virtual and augmented reality application design, and development; human-computer interaction; collaborative and immersive systems.
  • Game and Mobile Application Development: computer graphics; mobile applications, multi-player and cloud-based game design and development; 3-D modeling and animation.
  • Cybersecurity: cloud security; network security; data security; mobile security.
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: image processing; computer vision; machine learning; application of neural networks.
  • Human-computer interaction (HCI): human behavior recognition, novel interaction paradigms, usability testing, data visualization.

Required Education and Experience: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline, evidence of strong research potential, good communication skills, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application materials including a cover letter addressing required qualifications, a current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for at least three references, must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources' website at Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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