The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a tenure track (Assistant Professor) position in Data Science. We seek outstanding applicants who have demonstrated research and teaching expertise in at least one area in data science, broadly conceived, such as machine learning, data integration, data visualization, large-scale optimization, information extraction, information retrieval, deep learning, reinforcement learning, information visualization, or visual analytics. The new faculty member in this position is expected to develop a research program, advise graduate students in their research area, obtain external funding, develop and teach courses within the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, and to perform university and professional service. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds.

We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and service. We welcome candidates who have experience in equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

The Baskin School of Engineering has nationally and internationally known researchers and research groups in many areas, including machine learning, natural language processing, data mining, artificial intelligence, theoretical computer science, distributed systems, data management, and storage systems. Our beautiful campus has a long history of embracing groundbreaking interdisciplinary work, and our proximity to Silicon Valley (only 35 minutes from campus) and San Francisco affords excellent opportunities and avenues for collaborative research.


University of California, Santa Cruz


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in Computer Science or other relevant field, expected to be completed by June 30, 2018; demonstrated record of research and teaching.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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