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The University of Illinois at Chicago-Multiple Positions

Position Summary

Located in the heart of vibrant Chicago, the UIC CS department anticipates hiring multiple tenure track faculty at all ranks starting from Fall 2024 (with preference for candidates at the Assistant and Associate Professor ranks). Candidates from all areas of computer science who could complement and enhance current departmental strengths are invited to apply. Augmented/Virtual Reality, Computational Biology, Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Computer Systems, Cryptography, Databases, Languages and Compilers, Robotics, Software Engineering, and related areas are of particular interest. Candidates should have a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related fields, and the potential for excellence in teaching and research.

Applications must be submitted at, and must include a 1-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching, research, and diversity statements, and names and addresses of at least three references. Links to professional websites such as Google Scholar or ResearchGate are recommended. Applicants may contact the faculty search committee at for more information. Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2023, for fullest consideration. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Computational biology applicants are expected to work in areas related to biology, such as proteins, genomics, networks, cancer, and drug discovery, using computational methods such as machine learning and statistical modeling, and should describe how their work relates to existing activities at the Center for Bioinformatics and Quantitative Biology (CBQB) in their application materials.

The Department of Computer Science at UIC has 44 tenure-system faculty, 4 research faculty, and 24 clinical/teaching faculty. The department is committed to building a diverse faculty preeminent in its missions of research, teaching, and service to the community. Candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials.

Construction of a new building housing the UIC Computer Science department is under way; the building is expected to open in 2024. The building will include 80 faculty offices, graduate student offices, 16,000 square feet of classroom space, and many collaborative learning and teaching spaces.

UIC is a major public research university (Carnegie R1) with about 2,600 faculty and 33,500 students. UIC is committed to increasing access to education, employment, programs, and services for all. UIC is committed to supporting the success of dual-career couples.

Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant, and diverse city. World-class amenities like the lakefront, arts and culture venues, festivals, and two international airports make Chicago a singularly enjoyable place to live. Yet the cost of living, whether in an 88th floor condominium downtown or on a tree-lined street in one of the nation’s finest school districts, is remarkably affordable.

Duties: Teach, Conduct Research, Mentor Students

Qualifications: PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or closely Related Field and the Potential for Excellence in Teaching and Research.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit


Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or closely Related Field and the Potential for Excellence in Teaching and Research

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify. The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation