Assistant/Associate Professor – Computer Science



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Job description

Omaha, NE

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2020 with emphasis on robotics or multi-agent systems. Areas of interest include, but not limited to, robotics control systems, sensor fusion, robot vision, human-robot interactions, machine learning for robotics, intelligent and distributed autonomous systems.

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Nebraska Omaha is hosted within the College of Information Science & Technology. The College houses two more academic units: Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis, and the School of Interdisciplinary Informatics. The College offers five undergraduate, seven master’s, and two doctoral degree programs. The Department of Computer Science is recognized internationally for conducting research of high distinction and offers a vibrant research culture. The College has an active research grants portfolio of over $10 million with funds from federal agencies (e.g., NSF, NIH, DHS, Department of Ed.), state government (e.g., NRI, NSF EPSCoR, NU Foundation), a number of local and national corporations and foundations.

How to apply

To apply, please visit A full application, including cover letter, vita, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for 3 references is required for full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Candidates must have completed an earned doctorate in computer science, robotics or related disciplines by the expected start date. The candidate should have a strong potential to conduct high quality research, seek research grants, and be committed to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will also have opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across the university.

The Administration of UNO is dedicated to student-centered leadership and proud to work with distinguished faculty drawn from the nation's leading graduate institutions. Our mission is centered on a devotion to our students and connecting them—through curriculum—with the Omaha metro area we call home. As such, the administrators at the University of Nebraska Omaha take special care developing and coordinating curricula, programs, services, financial aid, events, student affairs and other aspects of the UNO experience.