• Professional
  • Richmond, VA
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: November 30, 2021

Virginia Commonwealth University
Computer Science

VCU College of Engineering
Computer Science Faculty Openings

The Department of Computer Science of the College of Engineering (CoEgr) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has an opening at the Assistant/Associate/Professor rank starting in the Fall 2022. As part of a premier research university situated in Virginia’s capital city, VCU’s computer science department has bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs and collaborates closely with many VCU schools and departments including VCU’s MCV campus. Additional information about the department’s programs and faculty may be found at

VCU is a Carnegie-classified very high research activity university, and is one of the top 100 universities in the U.S. in federal R&D expenditures. The CoEgr is in an extensive growth stage, significantly increasing the number of its faculty as student enrollment rises. Embarked on rapid growth, the computer science department currently has 25 tenure-track, tenured and term faculty members.

Applications are being sought for a tenure-track or tenured full-time faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank in the Computer Science Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. Candidates should be qualified for an appointment based on excellence in publication, funding potential; and graduate and undergraduate teaching. Well-qualified candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered. Of special interest are applicants who specialize in software engineering, particularly those with demonstrated evidence of collaborations with non-computer scientists, including computer engineers.

Required qualifications: Candidates must have a doctorate in Computer Science or related area, with relevant professional experience after receiving the Ph.D. Senior-level candidates must have a well-developed research portfolio with evidence of substantial external funding. The College of Engineering at VCU supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment.  Candidates must desire to actively participate in creating and nurturing a highly collaborative, creative, innovative, and scholarly culture.

Application Process: Candidates should upload their application at position F25400, as a single PDF file in the “other document” section that includes, in this order, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names and e-mail addresses of four; reference letters will be requested by the search committee only for short-listed candidates. Only complete applications will be considered.

Review of applications will start on October 19, 2021, and will continue until filled. For additional information, please contact the Chair of the faculty search committee, Associate Professor Kostadin Damevski, email: (preferred) or phone: (804) 827-3607.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.