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Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Computer & Information Sciences

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Computer & Information Sciences, Full Time

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Positions

Department of Computer and Information Sciences

University of Delaware




Applications are invited for tenure-track assistant professor positions in the areas of Cybersecurity, Human-Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, and Computer Vision. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or its equivalent. We encourage all ambitious, innovative individuals, who have demonstrated excellence in research and drive to become leaders in their fields while engaging in high-quality teaching and mentoring of diverse students, to apply.

New faculty will have ample opportunities to join the many university initiatives, including the Data Science Institute (, Cybersecurity Initiative (, and those supported by Delaware Biotechnology Institute (, Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology  (,  Institute for Financial Services Analytics (, and Health Sciences at the STAR campus ( The Department is vibrant and growing, currently with 23 tenure-track, 7 teaching, and 5 research faculty members, about 130 graduate students and 530 undergraduate students. We have significant external funding, including grants from NSF, NIH, DOE, Air Force, Army, Navy, and industries.

The 7th oldest institution of higher education in this country, the University of Delaware (with about 18,000+ undergraduate and 3,000+ full-time graduate students) today ranks among the nation's top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering, and among the top 60 schools of engineering nationwide. The 194,000-square-foot Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory includes shared laboratories for nanofabrication and advanced materials characterization and greatly expands opportunities for interdisciplinary research and education,  and the 272-acre STAR (Science, Technology and Advanced Research) campus offers even more opportunities for research, academic, and commercial development. The University is a Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, and Space-Grant institution, and its beautiful 100-acre central campus is located halfway between Washington, DC and New York City, and about one hour away from Baltimore and Philadelphia.  More information about the Department and the University is available at and, respectively.

Applicants should submit a cover letter (addressed to Dr. Chien-Chung Shen, Faculty Search Committee Chair), a vita including, three references with contact information, a statement on research and a statement on teaching.  Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, those from historically underrepresented groups and people with disabilities. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be viewed at: As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality, the University of Delaware is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education. 


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