Computer Science Assistant Professor

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Classification:Assistant Professor
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:College of Engineering & Mines
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science

Position Summary: The Department of Computer Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor to start either in January or August 2017.

The position requires a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, obtaining funded research, publishing in peer-reviewed publications, and performing public service. Candidates must have a PhD degree or all but dissertation in Computer Science or equivalent. 

The department offers an ABET-accredited BS, MS, and interdisciplinary PhD degree. UAF ( is the major research campus in the University of Alaska system and hosts several research institutes. Fairbanks, a modern community with approximately 98,000 residents, is located in interior Alaska between the Alaska and Brooks mountain ranges and noted for the scope of unique outdoor activities. We seek candidates who will strengthen our degree programs and appreciate the unique geography and climate of interior Alaska.

Required documentation includes: A cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references with contact information, and statement of teaching and research interests.  Interested candidates must apply online at by submitting all the required documents.  Please direct questions regarding this recruitment, to Dr. Jon Genetti ( or the department's web site:

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.  Review of applications will begin November 21, 2016 and the position will remain open until filled.  The University of Alaska Fairbanks is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


This position is part of the United Academics union (UNAC) and is subject to union dues as a condition of employment in a collective bargaining unit.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to:

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