Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Computer Science

University of Chicago
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago invites applications from qualified candidates for faculty positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.   The University of Chicago has embarked on an ambitious, multi-year effort to significantly expand its computing and data science activities.  Candidates with research interests in all areas of computer science will be considered.  However, applications are especially encouraged in the areas of AI and Machine Learning, Robotics, Data Analytics, Human-Computer Interaction, and Visual Computing.

Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching.  Completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is required at the time of appointment.  Candidates for Associate Professor and Professor positions must have demonstrated leadership in their field, have established an outstanding independent research program and have a record of excellence in teaching and student mentorship.

Applications must be submitted through the University’s Academic Jobs website.

To apply for Assistant Professor, go to

To apply for Associate Professor, go to

To apply for Professor, go to

To be considered as an applicant, the following materials are required:

●     cover letter

●     curriculum vitae including a list of publications

●     statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans

●     description of teaching philosophy and experience

●      the names of at least three references

Reference letter submission information will be provided during the application process.

Applications received by December 15, 2017 will be given priority consideration.

The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and encourages collaboration across disciplines.  We encourage connections with researchers across campus in such areas as bioinformatics, mathematics, molecular engineering, natural language processing, statistics, public policy, and social science to mention just a few.

The Department of Computer Science ( is the hub of a large, diverse computing community of two hundred researchers focused on advancing foundations of computing and driving its most advanced applications. The larger computing and data science community at the University of Chicago includes the Department of Statistics, the Computation Institute, the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC), the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and the Argonne National Laboratory.

The Chicago metropolitan area provides a diverse and exciting environment. The local economy is vigorous, with international stature in banking, trade, commerce, manufacturing, and transportation, while the cultural scene includes diverse cultures, vibrant theater, world-renowned symphony, opera, jazz, and blues. The University is located in Hyde Park, a Chicago neighborhood on the Lake Michigan shore just a few minutes from downtown.

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