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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must answer the following question submitted as “Diversity Statement.” Applications submitted without a response to this question will not be considered. “Please give an example of when you have changed or altered your approach to research based on your knowledge and awareness of underserved or underrepresented populations, and/or underreporting of relevant data stemming from explicit or implicit bias.” The evaluation process will start on November 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Posting Number F1700151
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo invites candidates to apply for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions. Candidates at all ranks from all areas of computer science and engineering, including but not limited to areas covered by existing faculty strength such as Algorithms, Big Data, Cyber Security, Cyber Physical Systems (or Internet of Things), Databases, Distributed Systems, Embedded Systems, Machine Learning, Mobile Computing, Multimedia, Pattern Recognition, Robotics, and Theory. We are looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of keeping all constituents reach their potential.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering Department is housed in a new $75M building, and as a part of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Computer Science and Engineering department offers both BA and BS degrees in Computer Science and a BS in Computer Engineering (accredited by ABET) as well as MS and PhD programs.

The department has over 40 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 7 teaching faculty, and approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors, 450 masters’ students, and 160 PhD students. About twenty junior faculty have been hired since 2010, and we are continuing to expand. Two members of our faculty currently hold key university leadership positions and seven members of our faculty are IEEE and/or ACM Fellows. Our faculty members are actively involved in cutting-edge research and successful interdisciplinary programs and centers devoted to biometrics; bioinformatics; biomedical computing; computational and data science and engineering, document analysis and recognition; high performance computing; information assurance and cyber security; embedded, networked and distributed systems, and sustainable transportation. In 2016, our annual research expenditure exceeded $5 million and the total amount of new awards exceeded $12 million.

The University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest and most comprehensive public university within the State of New York with approximately 20,000 undergraduate students and 10,000 graduate students. Recently established Centers of Excellence such as Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies (SMART), RENEW and Global Health as well as ISTL and DoD’s UTC Tier 1 Center on Transportation Informatics provide many opportunities for multidisciplinary research collaboration across the university.
Buffalo is the second largest city in New York State, and was rated the 10th best place to raise a family in America by Forbes magazine in 2010 due to its short commutes and affordability. Located in scenic Western New York, Buffalo is near the world-famous Niagara Falls, the Finger Lakes, and the Niagara Wine Trail. The city is renowned for its architecture and features excellent museums, dining, cultural attractions, and several professional sports teams, a revitalized downtown waterfront as well as a growing local tech and start-up community. Buffalo is home to Z80, a start-up incubator, and 43 North, the world’s largest business plan competition.

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate in computer science or closely related field. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, service and mentoring. The Ph.D. must be conferred prior to the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must answer the following question submitted as “Diversity Statement.” Applications submitted without a response to this question will not be considered. “Please give an example of when you have changed or altered your approach to research based on your knowledge and awareness of underserved or underrepresented populations, and/or underreporting of relevant data stemming from explicit or implicit bias.”

The evaluation process will start on November 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Contact Information

Contact's Name Diane Porter
Contact's Title Assistant to the Chair, Computer Science and Engineering
Contact's Email dporter3@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-0967

Posting Dates

Posted 10/04/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required 3
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department to contact my references via e-mail to request a reference letter on my behalf.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents