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.

Open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks 7 tenured or tenure-track faculty at all ranks and in all areas of computer science. We are seeking a comprehensive expansion of the department that also builds bridges with the many other strengths at the University. The primary responsibilities for these tenured/tenure-track positions include research, teaching, and service to the department, university, and professional community. The appointment rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Our department is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to providing the kind of diverse and inclusive environment necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges. We currently have substantial strengths in algorithms and theory; artificial intelligence; computer systems; cyber-physical systems/robotics/internet of things; human-computer interaction; security and privacy; and software engineering and languages. We are looking to add talented faculty to grow our existing strengths and expand our areas of research.

CS plays a significant role in UVA’s major investments in grand-challenge initiatives, including precision health, infectious disease, biotechnology, neuroscience, and digital technology and democracy. The CS Department is a founding member of the Link Lab, a multi-disciplinary research center that brings together five Engineering departments for research on cyber-physical systems, the internet of things, and robotics and autonomous systems. CS faculty lead UVA’s Biocomplexity Institute, a recent winner of an NSF Expedition on Computational Epidemiology. Faculty also have numerous research collaborations across UVA’s highly ranked schools of Engineering, Data Science, Medicine, Nursing, Law, Public Policy, and Arts & Sciences. 

CS offers Ph.D. and Masters degrees through the School of Engineering, and offers bachelor’s degrees in both Engineering and the College of Arts & Sciences. CS also collaborates with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering to jointly administer our Computer Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs. 

UVA is a highly selective undergraduate and graduate institution that annually ranks as one of the premiere public universities in the United States, with one of the highest graduation rates in the nation. UVA is situated in Charlottesville, Virginia, a picturesque and vibrant small city consistently recognized as one of the nation's top places to reside. UVA's location offers proximity to Washington D.C., enriching opportunities for collaboration and engagement with numerous federal organizations. More information about the city, the school, faculty benefits and other topics can be found at


Candidates must have received a doctorate or equivalent in a computing field by the start of their appointment. Evidence of a commitment to high-impact scholarship, funded research, undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching and advising excellence, professional and university service, and mentoring are expected.

In conjunction with these positions, senior graduate students are eligible and encouraged to consider the UVA Engineering Rising Scholars program. This program is designed to encourage early-career scholars to pursue a career in academia by supporting their postdoctoral work before beginning in a tenure-track position at the University of Virginia. Detailed information and application instructions are available at

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin on November 27, 2023, 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 Kevin Skadron, Professor, at

Apply for this position in Interfolio at In the application, select your area(s) of research and then provide the following in PDF format:

  • Cover letter that summarizes your areas of research/scholarship, and areas of potential collaboration at the University of Virginia. To help us organize our review of applications, please also specifically list your primary areas of research in boldface at the top of your letter  
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • A statement describing your current research, future directions, and broader impacts; 
  • A statement describing your teaching and mentoring practices, especially in regard to a residential learning environment marked by the free and collegial exchange of ideas;
  • A statement describing demonstrated contributions to fostering inclusive practices that create climates in which all stakeholders can achieve their maximum potential (please focus on skills and experience, not beliefs and opinions)
  • A single file that includes two research papers that best represent your work

You will also request 3-5 references directly in Interfolio by providing names and contact information in the application. These reference requests will be generated immediately once you submit your application.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians 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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, and family medical or genetic information.

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