Open Rank Professor of Teaching Position in Computer Science and Engineering



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Job description

Position titles:
Assistant Professor of Teaching

Associate Professor of Teaching / Senior Professor of Teaching

Salary range:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Anticipated start:
July 1 2023

Application Window
Next review date: Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. Specifically, the department seeks applications for the following positions in the following areas: (a) Full professor or Associate professor applications in the area of operating systems and systems security, (b) Open rank applications in the area of Visualization, Virtual Augmented Reality or Computer Graphics, (c) Open rank Professor of Teaching in Computer Science, and (d) Open rank applications in the area of robotics with emphasis on computational aspects including sensing and path planning. The search for the position in robotics will be conducted in coordination with the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. For more information regarding the robotics search, please visit

The Computer Science and Engineering Department currently has over 40 faculty members, including multiple ACM/IEEE/AAAS Fellows and Young Investigator/NSF CAREER award holders, who pride themselves in combining top-quality teaching with cutting-edge research. The research projects in the department are funded by federal (NSF, NIH, DoD) or industrial sponsors, with the new awards to the department for 2022/23 exceeding 22 million dollars. The department offers several undergraduate degrees, as well as MS and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, with 200 Ph.D. students currently enrolled. Information regarding the department is available at

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) is a well-established, rapidly growing college at UCR. Ranked in the top 20 best public global universities for engineering by U.S. News & World Report, BCOE has 138 faculty members, more than 3,400 undergraduate students, 1,000 graduate students, and more than $44 million in total annual research expenditures. The college is home to five departments, 11 undergraduate programs, 10 graduate programs, and 11 research centers.

Successful candidates will have a proven record of, or exceptional promise for, developing a vibrant externally-funded research program and developing a portfolio of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UC Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and record of publications; teach a regular course load at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; and participate in service activities at the department, college, campus, and professional levels. Candidates should also demonstrate clear potential for complementing and/or synergistically leveraging existing research activities within the department, college, and campus.

Appointments are expected to begin on July 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Candidates must have met the requirements for the Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Applicants must have met the requirements for the PhD in Computer Science and Engineering or a closely related field by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement of Research (Optional)

Statement of Teaching

Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence – In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

How to apply

To apply for the position interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference or contact information for three references, a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at Inquiries should be directed to [email protected]

The review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022, and will continue until the position(s) are filled. For more information regarding the specific areas of interest and application procedures, please visit