Assistant Professor of Computer Science


  • Professional
  • Worcester, MA
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: November 26, 2019

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Computer Science Department

Looking for faculty colleagues who engage deeply in both research and teaching within a curriculum that embraces student projects and independent learning? Consider joining the faculty at WPI.

The Computer Science Department anticipates hiring multiple tenure-track faculty for the Fall of 2020 whose expertise is in the following areas:

1) Digital Health

2) Natural Language Processing,

3) Social Computing

4) Compilers/Programming Languages

5) Data Science, joining faculty in our interdisciplinary Data Science program.

In addition to these specific areas, outstanding candidates in any area (and any rank) will receive full consideration. Candidates should have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field, and the potential for excellence in research and teaching.

WPI’s reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nation’s first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. At WPI the boundaries to multidisciplinary collaboration are low—faculty members, students, and other partners work together on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for “faculty who best combine research and teaching.” (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016). Located one hour west of Boston, the university’s campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21st-century college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.

Questions about the hiring process should be sent to recruit@cs.wpi.edu. More information about the positions and instructions for applying are available at http://web.cs.wpi.edu/facultyhire/. You will need to include detailed research and teaching statements, vitae and contact information for at least three references.

The deadline for applications is December 16, 2019 with applications continuing to be considered after that date until the positions are filled.

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem-solving and change-making.

To apply for the position, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/1618073