The University of Rochester Department of Computer Science seeks applicants for multiple tenure track positions in human-computer interaction (HCI) and big data research (including machine learning and data mining, cloud computing, e-science applications, and very large databases). Candidates must have a PhD in CS or a related discipline. Apply online at
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until all interview slots are filled. Candidates should apply no later than January 1, 2013 for full consideration. Earlier applications will be at an advantage for scheduling interviews.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is also searching for candidates in big data as well as other areas. Applicants for a big data position in either search will be considered in both searches. Candidates should apply to the department that best matches their academic background.
The Department of Computer Science is a research-oriented department with a distinguished history of contributions in systems, theory, artificial intelligence, and HCI. We have a collaborative culture and strong ties to cognitive science, linguistics, and ECE. Over the past decade, a third of its PhD graduates have won tenure-track faculty positions, and its alumni include leaders at major research laboratories such as Google, Microsoft, and IBM.
The University of Rochester is a private, Tier I research institution located in western New York State. The University of Rochester consistently ranks among the top 30 institutions, both public and private, in federal funding for research and development. Teaching loads are light and classes are small. Half of its undergraduates go on to post-graduate or professional education. The university includes the Eastman School of Music, a premiere music conservatory, and the University of Rochester Medical Center, a major medical school, research center, and hospital system. The greater Rochester area is home to over a million people, including 80,000 students who attend its 8 colleges and universities.
The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.