Assistant Professor of Computer Science (#84322) Position Description

The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences, tenure-track, general funds, full-time, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2023, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

The University of Hawai’i at Hilo is a state university with a private college atmosphere. We offer small class sizes, a low student-to-faculty ratio and opportunities for undergraduate research. We are located in the colorful town of Hilo, which is surrounded by natural beauty on the Big Island of Hawai’i.

The successful candidate will have ample opportunity to collaborate with natural scientists studying the “living laboratory” of this island and will also be able to make an impact on a small but dynamic CS department.


Teach lower- and upper-level undergraduate courses in computer science; assist in ongoing curriculum maintenance and development; engage in computer science research; advise students; and participate in community and university service.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral-level degree at the time of appointment from an accredited university in computer science, data science, computer engineering, or a closely related field (all requirements for the degree must be completed by August 2023; experience with teaching computer science courses; record of successful research publication.

Desirable Qualifications

Evidence of high-quality undergraduate instruction (e.g. teaching evaluations) in computer science and/or data science courses; experience in developing undergraduate curricula; ongoing record of research publication in well-regarded computer-science-related conferences and/or journals; evidence of engaging undergraduate students in recent research activities. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations that reflect the University’s Native Hawaiian and Pacific-islander serving context.

Pay Range

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications (How to Apply)

For application instructions and to submit an application, please visit NEOGOV and search for position no 84322 &/or Assistant Professor of Computer Science. Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Michael Peterson, Associate Professor & Chair of Computer Science,

Please refer to position #84322 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous recruitment, application review begins March 20, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation for the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact the EEO/AA coordinator(s) for the respective campus.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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