Data Science Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Colorado State University
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions at the level of assistant professor beginning in fall 2019.  Exceptional candidates at the associate professor level will also be considered. A Ph.D. in computer science or a related field and a commitment to high-quality research and teaching in computer science are required.  The search is open to applicants in all areas of data science in support of a data science initiative in the College of Natural Sciences, which includes the creation of a new major in data science.  Applicants should have the ability to contribute to the development and teaching of computer science data science courses at all levels in collaboration with data science partners in mathematics and statistics, who are also conducting searches in this area.

Colorado State University is a Carnegie Research I institution located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver, and situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.  Enhanced by relationships with CSU, Fort Collins has become a thriving center for high-tech and 2018 was ranked one of Milken’s top five best performing cities. It also consistently ranks high in many quality of life polls (see, and the Rocky Mountains provide world-class outdoor recreational opportunities.

For full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59 pm (MT) on 12/16/2018. A complete application includes a cover letter, complete CV, teaching and research statements, and three letters of reference. The CV must address teaching experience. Letter writers will be emailed immediately upon submission of an application with a request to upload a letter of recommendation. Letters of reference must be submitted by December 23rd, 2018 for full consideration. Applications of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Computer Science. Materials should be submitted at

Colorado State University is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.