Academic Position, Stony Brook


Stony Brook University's Department of Computer Science invites applicants for tenure-track faculty positions for Fall 2010 or Spring 2011. Highly qualified junior candidates in the general area of computer systems, including but not limited to operating systems, parallel/distributed systems, cloud computing, embedded systems, green computing, mobile computing, networking, cybersecurity, and architecture are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates with a broad-based systems expertise and experimental systems building experience. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline.

The Department currently has over 40 faculty members and is expected to recruit additional members in the next few years. There are five main research areas in the department: computer systems, visual computing, logic programming/database, concurrency/verification, and algorithms. Detailed information on the research activities of these groups can be found in the department home page: The Department is in a stage of significant expansion, including a new Computer Science building, along with a new Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) building. The Department is also associated with the New York Center for Computational Sciences (NYCCS) and the New York Blue supercomputer.

Home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, Stony Brook University is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook University Medical Center, Suffolk County's only academic medical center. Stony Brook University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the NewYorkBlue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

Applicants should apply online at: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For a full position description or application procedures, visit (Ref. #F-6062-09-10). Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.