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Publicado em: 01/06/2017

4 faculty positions in Applied Computing

Application period between June 26th and July 10th 2017


Tenure-Track for Associate Professor in Computing

Faculty Positions at the Institute of Informatics, UFRGS, Brazil



The Department of Applied Informatics at 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 four positions available for the areas of specialization below:

– Algorithms & Data Structures (2 positions)

– Big Data (1 position)

– Artificial Intelligence (1 position)



Applications should be submitted between June 26th and July 10th 2017.


Initial (gross) monthly salary is 9,570 BRL.


Further information about these roles can be obtained by contacting the Head of the Applied Informatics Department, Professor Renata Galante, email:



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/2017/edital-15-2017 


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.



About UFRGS:

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 in an assesstent 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.