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Tenure-Track Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences

University of Delaware: College of Engineering: Computer & Information Sciences

Location                         Open Date
Newark, DE                     Oct. 1, 2019



Applications are invited from a tenured associate or established assistant professor in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or Human Language Technologies (NLP/HCI/IR).

New faculty will have ample opportunities to join the many university initiatives, including the Data Science Institute (, the Cybersecurity Initiative (, and those supported by the Delaware Biotechnology Institute (, the Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (,  the Institute for Financial Services Analytics (, and the Health Sciences at the STAR campus ( The Department is vibrant and growing, currently with 23 tenure-track, seven teaching, and five research faculty members, about 130 graduate students and 530 undergraduate students. We have significant external funding, including grants from NSF, NIH, DOE, Air Force, Army, Navy, and industries.

The 7th oldest institution of higher education in this country, the University of Delaware (with about 18,000+ undergraduate and 3,000+ full-time graduate students) today ranks among the nation’s top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering, and among the top 60 schools of engineering nationwide. The 194,000-square-foot Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory includes shared laboratories for nanofabrication and advanced materials characterization and greatly expands opportunities for interdisciplinary research and education,  and the 272-acre STAR (Science, Technology and Advanced Research) campus offers even more opportunities for research, academic, and commercial development. The University is a Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, and Space-Grant institution, and its beautiful 100-acre central campus is located halfway between Washington, D.C., and New York City, and about one hour away from Baltimore and Philadelphia.  More information about the Department and the University is available at: and, respectively.

 The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, those from historically underrepresented groups and people with disabilities. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality, the University of Delaware is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be viewed at:


We encourage applications from all ambitious, innovative individuals, who have demonstrated excellence in research and are becoming leaders in their fields while engaging in high-quality teaching and mentoring of diverse students. Exceptional candidates may be considered at a higher rank.


Application Instructions
Applicants should apply on-line at: and should submit a cover letter (addressed to Dr. Keith Decker, AI Faculty Search Committee Chair), a vita including a list of at least three references with contact information, a statement on research, and a statement on teaching.  References will not be contacted prior to notifying the candidate. Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at




Open Faculty Positions Tenure-Track Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences