Tenure-Stream Faculty Positions


  • Professional
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: April 14, 2023

University of Pittsburgh
SCI-Department of Computer Science

University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information – Tenure-Stream Faculty positions

As the University of Pittsburgh’s newest school, the School of Computing and Information (SCI) is a growing interdisciplinary community of faculty, staff and students who are accustomed to progressing through change, thinking beyond boundaries and innovating new approaches to lead our institution and nation to positive change. Since 2017, SCI has hired more than thirty-five faculty members, and we are continuing our growth with multiple openings in the tenure stream this year.  At SCI, we particularly seek candidates that support our mission in creating, nurturing and sustaining an equitable environment that values our differences and promoting these values within and beyond our school.

The University of Pittsburgh is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. SCI is fostering an equitable and inclusive community with our scholarship, education and faculty development initiatives, including policies to promote a healthy work-life balance; programs to meet the needs of two career couples; and a commitment to recruit, retain and develop a diverse faculty.  Candidates whose research, teaching and service contribute to the academic diversity of our campus and who have demonstrated commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

SCI’s interdisciplinary research and education includes computer science, information science and library and information science with rich connections to partners in health sciences, medicine, engineering, social sciences, humanities, business and other areas.

About the Position(s)

We have the following openings in the tenure-stream:

·        Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning/Natural Language Processing (Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science)

·        Quantum Computing Systems (Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science)

Minimum required qualifications

·        Candidates should hold a PhD degree in computer science, information science or some closely related area

·        Candidates should hold the PhD degree by September 2023

Application Process

Individuals interested in these openings may apply at https://sci.pitt.edu/recruiting. A completed application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, statement of commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive community and the names and contact information for at least three recommenders for applications for positions at the assistant professor level.

Application review will begin immediately. We anticipate that interviews will begin in January 2023. Please refer to the position descriptions for preferred qualifications and application deadlines. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2023. Questions about these positions and/or application status should be emailed to sci-recruit@pitt.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.