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Assistant Professor

The Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) seeks applications for two tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2017. The University of Oregon is an AAU research university located in Eugene, two hours south of Portland, and within one hour"s drive of both the Pacific Ocean and the snow-capped Cascade Mountains.

The open faculty positions are targeted towards the following three research areas: 1)high performance computing, 2) networking and distributed systems and 3) data sciences. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research addresses security and privacy issues in these sub-disciplines; additionally, we are interested in applicants whose research complements existing strengths in the department, so as to support interdisciplinary research efforts. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field, a demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a strong commitment to teaching. A successful candidate will be expected to conduct a vigorous research program and to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We offer a stimulating, friendly environment for collaborative research both within the department, which expects to grow substantially in the next few years, and with other departments on campus. The department hosts two research centers, the Center for Cyber Security and Privacy and the NeuroInformatics Center. Successful candidates will have access to a new high-performance computing facility that opens in October 2016. The CIS Department is part of the College of Arts and Sciences and is housed within the Lorry Lokey Science Complex. The department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. More information about the department, its programs and faculty can be found at

Applications will be accepted electronically through the department's web site. Application information can be found at Applications received by December 15, 2016 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Please address any questions to

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The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.