College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics Computer Science

Faculty Positions - All Levels - Computer Science - Tenure-Track


The Department of Computer Science at the University of Houston ( invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels starting in Fall 2014. The Department is in a phase of significant growth in enrollments, sponsored research, and faculty size. The current search is focused on the following research areas: Computer and Information Security, Software Design, Human Computer Interaction, Bioinformatics and Theory. However, outstanding candidates in other areas will be considered.

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field.

The Department places a strong emphasis on research and the Ph.D. program with world- renowned research groups in Computer Systems (cyber-physical systems, high performance computing, networks, real-time systems, security), Data Analytics (big-data analysis, data mining, database systems, information retrieval, machine learning, natural language processing), Computational Life Sciences (biomedical image analysis, biometrics, medical robotics), and Visual Computing (graphics, gaming, visualization). The Department’s research combines advances in core computer science areas with pace-setting multi-disciplinary programs in computational medicine, biology, and psychology. The combination of fundamental research and innovations has led to numerous local, national and international collaborations, the strongest of which are with the Texas Medical Center and the Houston energy industry.

The University of Houston, and Houston, Texas:

The University of Houston, one of the largest in the nation with approximately 40,000 students, is located in one of the most vibrant metropolitan areas. It was recently classified as a Tier-One university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation and is listed as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education by the Princeton Review. Houston, the 4th largest U.S. city, is the epicenter of the energy industry, features the largest medical center in the world, and hosts the Johnson Space Center. The Department’s research laboratories have joint programs with laboratories from the local medical schools and hospitals, NASA, and the local high-tech industry.

Application Procedures:

Applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae, research and teaching statements, and up to two representative publications. Junior candidates should arrange for at least three professional references while senior candidates should provide at least five.

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Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.