Computer Science - Neuroscience Tenure-Track Position
University of California, Santa Barbara College of Engineering - Computer Science
United States

Computer Science - Neuroscience Tenure-Track Position



Recruitment Period

Open date: October 16th, 2018

Last review date: Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.




The University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Computer Science for 2019 -2020 academic year with the potential for a joint appointment in another department, in areas encompassing Computer Science and Neuroscience that include, but are not limited to: network science, neuro-computer architecture, computational vision, biologically-inspired machine learning, and computational neuroscience. For primary consideration apply by November 30, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.


PhD in Computer Science or related field preferred. At a minimum in order to be considered, applicants should have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a related field, except the dissertation (or equivalent) at the time of application. PhD degree must be conferred by time of appointment. Applicants showing outstanding research potential, interdisciplinary focus, and have a strong commitment to teaching are also preferred.


UC Santa Barbara is a premier public research university. The Department of Computer Science is part of the highly ranked College of Engineering, which includes among its faculty three Nobel laureates and 29 members of the National Academy of Engineering. There are numerous opportunities to interact or collaborate with faculty on campus interested in various aspects of brain science, including the Neuroscience Research Institute, the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, the Dynamical Neuroscience Program, and the Cognitive Science Program.


Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, arrange to have 3-5 letters of reference uploaded via UC Recruit, and the candidate’s top three publications. Additionally, we strongly encourage all applicants to include a statement of contributions to diversity. Applications should be submitted electronically as PDF documents to


The department is especially interested in candidates with an interdisciplinary focus who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Publication - Please upload what you consider to be one of your top 3 publications.

  • Publication - Please upload what you consider to be one of your top 3 publications.

  • Publication - Please upload what you consider to be one of your top 3 publications.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required


How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

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