Tenure-Track for Associate Professor in Computing
Faculty Positions at the Institute of Informatics, UFRGS, Brazil
The Institute of Informatics invites applications for tenure-track full-time faculty positions at Associate Professor level (“Professor Adjunto”). A PhD in Computer Science or a related area is required. All applicants must either hold great promise for or have a significant track record of research as well as teaching excellence. The selection process involves oral and written exams which can be taken in either English or Portuguese.
There are two positions available for the areas of specialization below:
- Artificial Intelligence (1 position)
- Programming Languages and Compilers (1 position)
The closing date for applications is the 16th of June 2014. Initial (gross) monthly salary is 8,344.64 BRL (about 2700 EUR or 3700 USD).
Further information about these roles can be obtained by contacting the Head of the Applied Informatics Department, Professor Carlos Lisboa, email:email@example.com.
Details of the selection process can be found in the link below (in Portuguese):http://www.ufrgs.br/progesp/progesp-1/concursos-publicos/magisterio-superior/concuros/2014/edital-17-2014
About the Institute of Informatics:
The Institute of Informatics is one of the largest CS departments in Brazil. It covers a wide range of research areas and it is the birthplace of the IT industry in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The Institute offers two undergraduate degrees (Computer Science and Computer Engineering), which both rank consistently among the best in the country, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Education and independent media and market surveys. The Postgraduate Program in Computing offers MSc and PhD degrees and was awarded the highest grade by the Ministry of Education, being ranked among the top 5 programs in Brazil.
UFRGS (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul) is the largest public university in the south of Brazil. UFRGS was ranked as the best university in Brazil for the second consecutive year in an evaluation made by the Ministry of Education. It has approximately 2,6K faculty members, 28K undergraduate students and 17K postgraduate students.
About Porto Alegre:
Porto Alegre is the one of largest cities in the country, and the capital city of Rio Grande do Sul, the southern region of Brazil. Porto Alegre is a modern city of 1.5 million people and one of the most important cultural, political, and economic centers of the country. It has been recognized by the UN as one of the leading capital cities in Brazil in terms of quality of life.