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CS department seeks Assistant Professor

December 7, 2017

The Department of Computer Science in the School of Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. We are an inter-disciplinary, family-friendly department located in Albuquerque, New Mexico with diverse research and instruction in traditional Computer Science, emerging CS areas, and topics at the intersection of Computer Science and other fields. We are interested in applicants pushing the boundaries of computer science and particularly encourage applicants in all areas of large-scale computing. This includes but is not limited to research in big data and data analytics, high performance, parallel, and distributed computing, programming languages, and beyond-Moore computing approaches. Strong applicants from all areas of computer science and related disciplines will be considered.

Candidates must have completed a doctorate in CS or related areas by August 15, 2018. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and demonstrate the ability to establish a nationally visible research program, as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

For best consideration, complete applications including reference letters must be received by January 1, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.  Each application must include a cover letter summarizing the applicant’s experience, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and four letters of reference. Please have references send letters to: It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that letters of reference are submitted before the application deadline. No application materials will be accepted via email.

Inquiries should be emailed to Darko Stefanovic ( the Chair of the Department.

UNM is a recipient of an ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant from the NSF to promote and advance women and minority faculty in STEM fields, and the UNM School of Engineering is partnering with the ADVANCE at UNM program to help recruit and retain an excellent and diverse faculty.

For complete details and to apply, visit Reference requisition#: Req2769. For best consideration, apply by: January 1, 2018. This position will remain open until filled.


The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.