Job: UALR Seeks Assistant Professor in Computer Science

November 8, 2017

The University of Arkansas – Little Rock is hiring a computer science professor.  For more information see: and

Title: Assistant Professor – Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) seeks an outstanding applicant for a tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science at the Assistant Professor rank. Stronger candidates at higher ranks may be considered. Salaries commensurate with the rank of the position and qualifications will be offered. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to high quality research and teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as service.

Duties include:

  • Develop curriculum and new modes of instruction;
  • Teach effectively in classroom and lab settings;
  • Establish and sustain independent and interdisciplinary research;
  • Produce scholarly publications in leading scientific journals;
  • Present at major conferences;
  • Work with major funding agencies;
  • Secure external funding;
  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Participate in and contribute to major professional societies;
  • Participate in shared faculty governance;
  • Contribute through research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience in order to train the next generation of computer scientists;
  • Perform other duties as needed.

While other specializations will be considered, preference will be given to applicants with experience in the following areas:

  • Game Development: Applicants with strengths in various aspects of game development such as computer graphics, game design, game programming, animation, visualization, simulation, virtual reality, augmented reality, or mobile applications are encouraged to apply;
  • Computer Systems: Applicants with strengths in various aspects of computer systems such as cybersecurity, systems architecture, operating systems, networking, or cloud/high performance computing are encouraged to apply;
  • Virtual reality: Applicants with strengths in various aspects of virtual and augmented reality application design, development, and evaluation such as software engineering, interactive computer graphics, human-computer interaction, collaborative systems, or immersive systems are encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline; evidence of strong research potential; good communication skills, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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