Computer Science Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor

The George Washington University
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at The George Washington University is seeking applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning as early as Fall 2017.  The rank of assistant or associate professor will depend on the applicant’s qualifications.

The George Washington University is the largest academic institution in the nation’s capital with close access to many Federal funding agencies and research laboratories. The University offers comprehensive programs of undergraduate and graduate liberal arts studies as well as degrees in engineering, law, medicine, public health, education, business and international affairs.  A private institution, GW prides itself on excellent research, quality education, and low student-teacher ratio. The exceptional location affords the GW community unique cultural and intellectual opportunities. In the high-tech sector, the Washington, DC Metropolitan area is one of the largest technology areas in the nation.

The Department of Computer Science, recently housed in a new $275M building for science and engineering, offers an accredited Bachelor of Science program, a Bachelor of Arts program, and Master’s and Ph.D degrees. The Department has 14 faculty members spread across various research areas, with plans for significant growth in the coming years. For further information please refer to

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants must have or will have by August 15, 2017, a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. Applicants must demonstrate potential for developing a quality research program and for attracting research funding. All applicants must have demonstrated teaching excellence or potential at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Faculty hired into this position will be expected to develop and grow their research, teaching and service contributions consistent with the mission of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, and towards building a portfolio suitable for promotion to the next rank.

Enquiries and Application:

To enquire, please email to or call 202-994-7181. To apply, complete the online faculty application, at and upload: (1) a detailed CV or resume; (2) a research statement; (3) a teaching statement; and (4) a cover letter that could describe your goals and why you are applying to this position. Please have at least three references email their letters directly to References will be expected to address research and teaching skills necessary for this appointment. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on February 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

EEO/AA Policy:

The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.