|Position Summary||The Department of Computer Science in
the School of Engineering at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites
applications for multiple full-time tenure-track positions at the level of
Assistant Professor. We seek applicants demonstrating excellence in Computer
Science or related disciplines. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise
in (1) cybersecurity, (2) machine learning and data science, (3) quantum information science, (4)
high-performance computing, or (5) biological computing, though strong
candidates in all areas of computing will be considered. We are an inter-disciplinary,
family-friendly department located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our research and
instruction push the boundaries in both core Computer Science and its
intersections with other fields. |
UNM CS is committed to
excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education, offering an
ABET-accredited BS undergraduate program with 500 majors, and MS and PhD
programs with 200 graduate students. Our programs include a strong Computer
Science core as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary education through cross-disciplinary
programs such as the Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media (IFDM) program,
UNM Computer Science for All (CS4All), and the Computational Science and
Engineering (CSE) graduate certificate program.
has seventeen tenure-track faculty whose research is funded by agencies
including NSF, NIH, DARPA, ARO, NASA, and DOE. We are a collegial department
housed in the new and modern Farris Engineering Center. Our faculty excel in interdisciplinary
research through numerous collaborations with other UNM schools, departments,
and research centers such as the Center for Biomedical Engineering, the Center
for Advanced Research Computing, and the UNM Health Sciences Center.
In addition, UNM
has extensive ties and a long history of collaboration with nearby research
centers such as Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, the Santa Fe
Institute, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. UNM has recently executed a
formal memorandum of understanding with Los Alamos that allow for joint UNM
faculty/LANL laboratory staff appointments, and UNM is working on similar
agreements with other institutions. Candidates interested in a joint
appointment with Los Alamos National Laboratory are particularly encouraged to
UNM is the
premier research university in the state of New Mexico. UNM is a Carnegie Very
High Research Activity Institution and a federally designated Hispanic Serving
Institution. It is the only flagship
university in the US where a majority of students identify as Hispanic/Latino
or Native American. The UNM School of Engineering is partnering with ADVANCE at UNM, an NSF Institutional Transformation grant to
help recruit and retain an excellent and diverse faculty. 40% of UNM CS faculty
are women and 20% are from minority groups underrepresented in Computer
Science. As such, UNM CS offers a unique opportunity to increase
diversity in Computer Science.
UNM is located inAlbuquerque, the largest
city in New Mexico. It is an ethnically diverse city with a rich and tolerant
culture, fantastic weather, and unparalleled opportunities for outdoor
adventure, including hiking, biking, rock climbing, and skiing.
To qualify, applicants must have
completed a doctorate in CS or a related area by August 15, 2020. In accordance
with UNM policies, applicants will additionally be evaluated on these following
preferred qualifications: (1) demonstrated ability to establish a nationally visible
research program; (2) commitment to undergraduate and graduate education; and (3)
demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, student success, and
working broadly with diverse communities.
For best consideration,
complete applications including reference letters must be received by December
1, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. Each
application must include a cover letter summarizing the applicant’s experience,
curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and four letters of
reference. Candidates interested in consideration for a joint
appointment with Los Alamos National Laboratory should indicate so in their
Applicants may also include in their application
an optional statement, no more than one page in length, on their experiences
and perspectives related to item (3) above. Alternatively, if appropriate, applicants
may address this topic in their
cover letter or in their teaching or research statements.
Please have references send letters
to: email@example.com. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to ensure that letters of reference are submitted
before the application deadline. No application materials other than reference
letters will be accepted via email.
UNM’s confidentiality policy, which
includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by
applicants, is located at https://policy.unm.edu/regents-policies/section-6/6-7.html. Inquiries should be
emailed to the Chair of the CS Department, Darko Stefanovic (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of New Mexico is
committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal
Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,
veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.