Multiple Tenure-Track Positions in Computer Science

Wayne State University
Department of Computer Science

Multiple Tenure-Track (Open Rank) Positions

Department of Computer Science

Wayne State University

Located in the mid-town of Detroit, the Wayne State University (WSU) Computer Science department anticipates hiring multiple open-rank tenure-track faculty starting from Fall 2024. For senior candidates appointment with tenure is possible. Outstanding candidates in all areas who could complement and enhance current department strengths will be considered. Candidates working in Systems, Security, Software Engineering, Natural Language Processing, and related areas are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or closely related field, and the potential for excellence in teaching and research.

Applications must be submitted at

and must include a curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and names and addresses of at least three references. Links to a professional website such as Google Scholar or DBLP are recommended.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted by March 1, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

The Department of Computer Science at Wayne State has 23 tenure-stream faculty and 6 teaching faculty, with 4 NSF CAREER awards and over $2M in annual research expenditure. Currently it has over 1000 undergraduate students and about 200 graduate students. The department is committed to building a diverse faculty preeminent in its missions of research, teaching, and service to the community. Candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials.

WSU is a major urban research university (Carnegie R1) with about 2,500 faculty and 27,000 students. WSU is committed to increasing access to education, employment, programs, and services for all. WSU is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity, and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Detroit epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant, and diverse city. World-class amenities like the US-Canada riverfront, Detroit Institute of Arts, culture venues and festivals, as well as an international airport (DTW) that flies non-stop to world-wide destinations. There are several satellite cities within 25 miles of metro-Detroit that are ranked as the top-100 most suitable for living cities (e.g., Troy, Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Novi) with the nation’s finest school districts.

Offers of employment by the WSU may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.