Assistant Professors of Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Williamsburg, VA
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Expires on: February 8, 2022

William & Mary
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at William & Mary seeks applications for three tenure- track positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin on August 10, 2022. We are interested in exceptional applicants from all areas of computer science. We are particularly interested in the areas of cybersecurity, machine learning/artificial intelligence, software engineering, and the broader area of data science to foster collaborations with the newly developing department of Data Science at William & Mary. Opportunities for collaboration exist also with nearby NASA Langley and DOE’s Jefferson Lab in a variety of research areas such as high performance computing, scientific computing, scientific machine learning, robotics, software engineering, and cybersecurity.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field at the time of appointment and must have a strong research record and a commitment to quality teaching. The applicant is expected to establish a high-quality research program, publish research results in top venues, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and attract external funding to support their research activities.

Located in the center of historic Williamsburg and known as a public Ivy, William & Mary is consistently ranked in the elite group of the Best National Universities-Doctoral by U.S. News and World Report and is committed to a multi-year effort to strengthen and expand its computer science research program. With a teaching load of two courses per year and institutional support, the department has been rising in national rankings of graduate CS departments, and has been the home of multiple NSF and DOE CAREER Awards. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs. More information about the department can be found at

William & Mary is deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The department is dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented groups in our student body and faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment.

William & Mary is committed to offering safe, in-person educational experiences. To protect the health of its campus and surrounding community, William & Mary has a COVID-19 vaccination mandate in effect. As of September 2021, 98% of its student body and 95% of its faculty and staff have been fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination must be provided on the employee’s first day of employment. HR can provide assistance if an accommodation is needed.

Applicants must apply online at Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, as well as research, teaching, and diversity statements. The diversity statement should describe previous experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted automatically with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation. Review of applications begins on December 1, 2021 and continues until the positions are filled. Candidates will have the choice of an in person or Zoom interview.