Assistant Professor – Tenure Track

  • Professional
  • Villanova, PA
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expires on: November 27, 2018

Villanova University
Computing Sciences

The Department of Computing Sciences at Villanova University seeks applicants for a tenure track position in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will be effective in Fall 2019. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.  Potential candidates should have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited institution.

The Department is committed to both scholarly research and teaching.  Among its faculty members are internationally renowned scholars in theory of computation, virtual reality, algorithms, and digital libraries.  The Department also features a robust research initiative in machine learning, including deep learning.  Its faculty members collaborate closely with the Center of Excellence in Enterprise Technology, which uses a large CAVE for research in virtual reality.

Candidates for the position should demonstrate how they will maintain an active research agenda leading to high quality publications.  They should also provide evidence of commitment to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Strong candidates from all areas will be considered. Applicants with background in database systems, big data, parallel systems, and high-performance computing are preferred. The Department encourages and supports faculty members interested in interdisciplinary teaching and research.

Applicants must apply online at The online application should include a letter indicating interests and suitability for the position, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, unofficial academic transcripts, and contact information for three references who will receive a secure link to upload a confidential letter of recommendation when you submit your application.  Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Robert Beck at

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.