Computer Science Employment

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks applications for the following positions.

Faculty & Staff Openings

Postdoctoral Research Associates

The Department of Computer Science is seeking diverse candidates for one or more Postdoctoral Research Associates to conduct research in computer systems and architecture on a joint project with Professors Sandhya Dwarkadas, Kevin Skadron, and Samira Khan. 

Areas of interest include systems support and architectural innovation in the context of emerging memory technologies, near-data processing, hardware accelerators, automata processing, and the scale-up and scale-out of applications. There is considerable latitude in defining topics of mutual interest. The candidate is expected to lead their own research projects as well as help mentor and supervise PhD students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field by the start date.  The ideal candidate will have a strong publication record and experience with one or more of the following: computer architecture simulation tools, parallel/distributed runtime systems, compiler development (e.g., LLVM), operating systems, or FPGA programming. The applicant should also possess good technical writing skills as evidenced by publication of papers in top computer science conferences.   

TO APPLY: Apply online at  and attach a cover letter indicating research interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement summarizing your prior research experience and future research and career plans, and contact information for three references. 

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV box.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin June 10, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.


This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Open Rank Academic General Faculty

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia seeks General Faculty applications for one or more non-tenure-track open rank (Assistant, Associate or Professor) teaching-faculty positions to begin in August 2022 and beyond. We seek applicants who share our interest and enthusiasm for excellence in computing science education to join our department of 58 faculty, including 17 teaching faculty.  We are especially seeking faculty who can teach courses in computer organization, systems, theory, databases, cloud computing, mobile computing, and AI, but are hiring in all areas of CS.  Rank is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

The department is committed to creating and benefiting from an environment where a diverse group of capable, inspired individuals interact and collaborate to learn and advance knowledge without barriers.

Candidates must, by the time the position starts, have a PhD or equivalent experience in computer science or a related discipline. They must have an interest in and ability to teach a broad set of courses in our undergraduate curriculum. Course load will be two to three sections per semester consisting of a mix of upper- and lower-division courses. Graduate-level teaching will possibly be included. Faculty will have service responsibilities, and scholarship in computing or in CS education is expected for promotion. The department strongly values scholarship activities by General Faculty that have potential to advance computing education.

These positions will have renewable three-year contracts. University policies ensure that these positions benefit from opportunities for professional development, and there is a well-defined promotion path for these positions. General Faculty receive departmental support for their teaching and scholarship activities.

Apply online at and attach the following required documents to your application:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of inclusive practices that create climates in which all stakeholders can reach their maximum potential
  • Contact information for three references

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.
Review of completed applications will begin June 20, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

Five Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in CS at the University of Virginia

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia seeks 5 tenured or tenure-track faculty at all ranks with preference given to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Cyber-Physical Systems, Software Engineering, Systems, and Theory. Qualifications include an outstanding record of scholarship, an awarded or expected doctorate by the start date in computer science or equivalent, and a commitment to student mentoring, undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence, diversity, and professional service. Rank is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Please apply online at  submitting the following required documents:

Cover letter that addresses: areas of research/scholarship and interest in the University of Virginia 

  • Curriculum vitae
  • A single file that includes your Research, Teaching, and Diversity Statements
  • A single file that includes two research papers that best represent your work
  • Names and contact information for at least 3 references. The search committee may contact the references to request letters.

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the link referenced above.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, and will continue until the positions are filled.  The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

For questions about these positions, please contact Sebastian Elbaum, Professor, at

For questions about the application process, please contact Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

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With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the Department and the University of Virginia are fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minoritized groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspective and lived experiences.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Advising Coordinator

The University of Virginia seeks an Advising Coordinator to support the Department of Computer Science within the School of Engineering and Applied Science.  The Advising Coordinator will advise undergraduate students and also support faculty members advising students. They will play a lead role in department efforts to help students succeed in their academics as well as have opportunities for co-curricular experiences that support career goals. Advising responsibilities may address academic requirements and policies, major declarations, supporting newly-declared majors, diversity, outreach, supporting pre-majors, and student engagement activities. They will collaborate with department faculty members and other university offices and staff to achieve these goals for students in the department. They may supervise student support staff. To view the complete listing and apply, please visit the UVA Careers Page



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