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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Position Details

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Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

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The Department of Computer Science at the University of Vermont is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with duties to start in late August of 2018. Research emphases should be in areas of Data Science, broadly defined to include Machine Learning, Big Data, Computer Vision, Data Visualization, or other data-intensive computing areas.

The applicant must have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely-related area, a strong research record and agenda, the ability to teach a variety of engaging undergraduate and graduate courses in Computer Science, Complex Systems, or Data Science, and the desire and ability to supervise master’s and doctoral students. Postdoctoral experience is a plus.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To that end, candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the unit through their teaching and service at the University.

Computer Science is recruiting for a total of 5 faculty positions. Links to the advertisements for these and other open faculty positions in the College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences are available online (

The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in CEMS, and throughout UVM, are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multidisciplinary. UVM has state of the art core facilities, including the Vermont Complex Systems Center, Vermont Advanced Computing Center, and an on-campus, 7000+ employee Medical Center and College of Medicine. UVM offers generous benefits packages, including health, dental, retirement contributions, and tuition remission.

The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

The applicant must submit a current curriculum vitae identifying her or his specific area of expertise, a detailed statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity impact statement, and names of at least three people who can provide letters of reference, at least one of which can comment on teaching. All application materials must be submitted online at, position number [F912PO]. Inquiries may be addressed to Josh Bongard, Search Committee Chairperson []. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Job Open Date 09/27/2017
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Position Information

Posting Number F912PO
Department Computer Science/54050
Advertising/Posting Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 00024616
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term (months) 9

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Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other Document (1)
  3. Other Document (2)
  4. Other Document (3)
Optional Documents