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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering ( CSE ) at the University at Buffalo (UB) invites candidates to apply for multiple positions at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor . We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, mentor graduate students, advise students at all levels, and maintain an active research program. The successful candidate for an Associate Professor or Full Professor position should also have a record of scholarly accomplishments, teaching experience, and a sustained externally funded research program. All areas of research expertise that complement the existing research strengths in the department will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates in the following areas: (1) Theory and Algorithms; (2) Security and Privacy; and (3) Programming Languages; but applicants in all areas of computer science and engineering are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering ( CSE ) offers BS degrees in computer science (accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, ), and computer engineering (accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, ), a combined 5-year BS-MS program, a minor in computer science, a Certificate in Data-Intensive Computing, and several joint programs (BS in Computer Science/ MBA, BS in Computational Physics, BA in Social Sciences Interdisciplinary – Cognitive Science Concentration, BS in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology – CSE concentration) as well as MS and PhD programs in Computer Science & Engineering.

The department currently has over 60 faculty, including 14 teaching faculty, approximately 2,500 undergraduate majors, 900 masters’ students and 150 PhD students. Over 20 junior faculty members have been hired since 2017, and we are continuing to expand. Two members of our faculty currently hold key university leadership positions, and nine members of our faculty are IEEE and/or ACM Fellows. The department is well known for offering an excellent collaborative and nurturing environment for faculty. A total of 10 junior faculty received NSF CAREER awards in the past 4 years, with 5 of them coming in 2019 which sets a national record.

Our faculty members are actively involved in cutting-edge research and successful interdisciplinary programs and centers devoted to algorithms and theory; artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data mining; biometrics; biomedical computing and bioinformatics; computational and data science and engineering; computer architecture and hardware; computer vision and multimedia systems; computing education; computer security, cryptography, and privacy; connected and autonomous vehicles and sustainable transportation; database systems; distributed systems and networks; edge computing and embedded systems; information integrity; high performance computing; human-computer interaction; mobile computing; natural language processing; programming language and software engineering; operating systems; robotics; and society and computing. Our faculty has an excellent publication record.

Since 2015, the department has moved up its rank to be among the top 35 on and is among the top 25 in two recent years (2017 and 2019). During the same period, our research expenditure has grown from $4.5 million (for AY 2015- 2016) to $10 million (AY 2022-2023). In early 2023, a multi-institute research team led by UB CSE faculty received a highly competitive $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a national institute to develop AI technologies to help children with speech and language disorders.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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  • PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or related field. All academic requirements for the degree must be met by the appointment date.
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The application package should consist of
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement no longer than two pages
  • Research statement no longer than two pages
  • Diversity Statement
  • Contact information for three references.
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Hongxin Hu

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