Open Faculty Positions

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track Faculty position starting July 1, 2018. The Department seeks highly qualified candidates in games, hardware, or in areas that extend or complement the Department’s existing strengths or fulfill Department needs. The position is at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The new hire will work with existing faculty to strengthen research, attract research funding, teach courses, and enhance our graduate and undergraduate programs.

Applicants for this position must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related field and must be strongly committed to excellence in research and teaching. Applicants at the Associate Professor level must have a strong record of external funding while applicants at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate potential for developing robust externally funded programs.

The rapidly expanding and dynamic Department of Computer Science and Engineering has added nine positions over the last five years and expects to add more. Several faculty have NSF CAREER awards and play lead roles in multiple state-wide and national multi-million dollar NSF awards. In addition to federal support from DoD, DHS, DoE, and NASA, companies like Google, Microsoft, Ford, AT&T, Nokia, and Honda support our research.

In the last five years, the College of Engineering has witnessed unprecedented growth in student enrollment and number of faculty positions. The College is positioned to further enhance its growth of its students, faculty, staff, facilities as well as its research productivity and its graduate and undergraduate programs.

Thanks to this substantial growth in both student enrollment and tenure-track faculty positions, the College of Engineering has received funding to build a new engineering building, scheduled to be completed in 2020. The new engineering building provides both additional space critically needed by the College and the modern facilities capable of supporting advanced research and laboratory space. This building will allow the College to pursue its strategic vision, serve Nevada and the nation, and educate future generations of engineering professionals.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Interested candidates must apply online.The application process includes: a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, state of research and plans, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the search closes on December 31, 2017. Inquiries should be directed to Ms. Lisa Cody, EEO/AA Women and under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply