Assistant Professor position available, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY invites applications for an approved tenure- track position in COMPUTER SCIENCE at the non-tenured ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. The expected start date for this position is July 1, 2016. We will also consider possible joint appointments with Department-affiliated institutes and initiatives, or other UC Berkeley departments.

The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all Ph.D. degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application.

Applicants are required to have received (or expect to receive within one year of appointment) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Additional qualifications include evidence of ability to establish and pursue a program of high quality research and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Prioritizing candidates. overall originality and promise over sub-area of specialization, we seek applicants interested in creating innovative and far-reaching solutions to important problems in all areas of computer science.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, three selected publications, and the names of three references who will send recommendations. Candidates may also submit an optional cover letter and/or diversity statement (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service) if they wish. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and initial review will begin November 16, 2015; candidates are strongly urged to apply by that date. Applications will continue to be reviewed until January 4, 2016, when the application period closes. Applications received after that date will not be considered.


Recommenders providing letters of reference should submit them directly via the EECS online recruitment system, as early as possible, and preferably by January 8, 2016.

Candidates are responsible for asking their references to upload letters as part of the online application process . the Department does NOT solicit letters directly. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law.

Please refer potential recommenders, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: prior to submitting their letters.

If you have questions or need further information about this recruitment process, please email

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

The college seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The college is also committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents.