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University of Rochester Professor / Associate Professor in Rochester, New York

Computer Science
Department of Computer Science

Associate Professor or Professor in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Rochester seeks applicants for a tenured faculty position at the level of associate professor or professor. We are particularly eager to hire in artificial intelligence, including natural language processing, knowledge representation and reasoning, computer vision, and machine learning. Exceptional candidates at any level of seniority are encouraged to apply: we are always on the lookout for unique opportunities and synergies. Candidates should have a world-class research profile in their field, and a strong funding record. Tenure upon initial appointment for a qualified candidate may be granted, contingent on favorable review of the candidate’s dossier by the department, the dean and the provost.

Computer Science at Rochester has a distinguished history of research in artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, systems, and theory. We nurture a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary culture, with exceptionally strong external funding and with active ties to numerous allied departments, including brain and cognitive science, electrical and computer engineering, linguistics, optics, biomedical engineering, the laboratory for laser energetics, the school of education, and several departments in the medical center. Recent faculty hires have received a host of national honors, including NSF CAREER awards, the MIT TR35 award, honorable mentions in ACM dissertation competitions, multiple Google research awards, and best paper designations at top-tier conferences. For more information:

The University of Rochester is deeply committed to building a more diverse and representative faculty, and strongly encourages applications from groups underrepresented in computer science and in higher education. We have a vibrant Women in Computing / Minorities in Computing community, and were a charter member of the BRAID Initiative, which leveraged funding from major industrial sponsors to foster diversity and inclusivity in the undergraduate program and to rigorously evaluate factors that contribute to change. We are actively working to improve the environment for all underrepresented groups. The University of Rochester is a private, Tier I research institution with

approximately 6,500 undergraduates and 5,200 graduate students.

Anchoring the Finger Lakes region of western New York State, the greater Rochester area is home to over a million people, and offers unsurpassed quality of life, with a thriving arts scene, outstanding public schools, affordable housing, and a huge range of cultural and recreational opportunities.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement and a statement of your commitment to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community in academia. Every effort will be made to ensure candidate confidentiality. Applications can be found and completed at the University of Rochester Faculty Recruiting website:

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

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