Job Openings

Tenure–track positions in Computer Science  

The Computer Science Department at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, invites applications for tenure–track positions in Computer Science. While priority will be given to applicants specializing in Software Systems (Networks & Operating Systems), Knowledge Discovery, Information Security, Biomedical Informatics, and Computer Graphics and Visualization, applicants from all areas of Computer Science are encouraged to apply.

The Río Piedras Campus at the University of Puerto Rico is a Doctoral High Research University (according to the Carnegie classification). The Department of Computer Science is an ABET–accredited, growing department that emphasizes a strong commitment to both teaching and research. The Department is currently developing a graduate program, therefore, interested Faculty are expected to create and teach undergraduate as well as graduate courses and to develop an active research program capable of attracting external funding. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science (preferred) or a closely related field by the starting date. They must also demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and a strong potential for excellence in research. Applications from women and persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged.

The main language of teaching is Spanish but English is accepted. However, research is expected to be disseminated in English. Therefore, it is required that candidates are fluent in one of the two languages at the time of appointment and that after three years, working knowledge is obtained in the other language.

Screening will begin November 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Details about the Department are available at Please submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, statement of research (please limit each statement to one page), a copy of a recent representative research manuscript, and the names and contact information of at least three references to:

Personnel Committee
University of Puerto Rico
Department of Computer Science
PO Box 70377
San Juan, PR 00936–8377

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