Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) College of Computing and Digital Media
DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois

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DePaul University's School of Computing invites applications for five tenure-track positions. Three positions are offered at the Assistant Professor level while two are open rank. Candidates at all seniority levels are therefore encouraged to apply. Well-qualified senior candidates will be considered for offers with tenure. We are interested in candidates in all Computer Science areas, including artificial intelligence & machine learning, human-centric computing, robotics, systems, networking, software engineering, theory, graphics & visualization, cybersecurity, computing research in the life sciences & other disciplines, social & ethical aspects of computing, and computing education. The School of Computing and DePaul University are committed to providing a flexible and supportive environment for candidates seeking rewarding academic careers with a balance between teaching and research.

DePaul's School of Computing offers a broad range of degree programs including Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Game Development, Human-Computer Interaction, Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering, Information Security, Data Science, Software Engineering, and others. The School of Computing includes over 60 full-time faculty, close to 3,000 undergraduate majors and graduate students, and offers nine bachelor's and fourteen master's programs as well as a PhD program. Located in the heart of Chicago's vibrant downtown, it offers vast opportunities to forge relationships with industry, national laboratories, universities, and other organizations in the Chicago area.

The School of Computing has active research groups in artificial intelligence, data science, databases, human-computer interaction, programming languages, robotics, security, software engineering, systems, technology education, theory, and visual informatics. Over the last decade, the school faculty have secured more than $12.6M in funding from the NSF and three current members of the faculty are NSF CAREER award recipients. The school faculty consistently publish in most selective conferences earning the school a good ranking in csrankings.org in most areas of computer science. The university supports research via a robust internal research grants program. The university is also investing heavily in support of faculty innovation. These investments include an annual multi-million-dollar Academic Growth and Initiative Fund, modeled after the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs, to support large-scale or high-risk-high-reward faculty-driven initiatives.

DePaul draws students of many backgrounds and cultures from a diverse urban setting, thus we are interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse group of faculty. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply. DePaul University offers equal employment opportunities to all persons in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local EEO laws. Positions are contingent upon available budgetary resources.

Review of applications will begin on December 20, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled.

For more information, email Alexander Rasin (arasin@cdm.depaul.edu).

Required Qualifications:

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin on December 20, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled.

Applicant Documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity statement that addresses the candidate's values, experiences and future plans concerning diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching

Applicant Documents

Cover Letter(1)
C.V.(1)
Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation(3)
Research Statement(1)
Teaching Statement(1)
Diversity Statement(1)

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws. A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request. The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters. It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution. A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at http://publicsafety.depaul.edu.


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