Assistant Professor of Computer Science - Tenure Track

Emory University, Department of Computer Science
Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 13, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Emory University - Atlanta, Georgia

The Computer Science Department at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia invites applications for an Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2021. We seek outstanding candidates in Machine Learning, broadly defined, who complement and connect to current expertise in AI, HCI, HPC, NLP, and Data Science. Truly exceptional scholars at other ranks, and in other areas that enable novel collaborations, will receive full consideration, especially if they enhance Emory’s mission of diverse and inclusive excellence.

Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field. Successful candidates will join the vibrant Emory CS Department with growing strengths in: Intelligent Systems (artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, information retrieval, text and data mining, human-computer interaction, and their applications); and High-End Computing and Data (quantum and extreme scale systems, big data storage and analytics, privacy and security).

Emory CS is a dynamic, close-knit department with high research activity in several areas, and a stellar faculty that is passionate about scholarship, teaching, and societal impact. The Department is committed to transforming the world through computing, prides itself on a family-friendly and supportive dual-career environment, and engages deeply with industry, alumni, and community. The CS Department is intensively engaged in efforts to broaden participation in computing and we especially encourage applications from women and members of groups underrepresented in computing. For additional information about the Department of Computer Science please see 

Emory University is a highly ranked private institution engaged in outstanding research and education. A remarkably collegial spirit prevails across departments and schools, making the university a leader in collaborative interdisciplinary endeavors while advancing knowledge in fundamental and applied domains. Emory is highly ranked among America’s Best Employers for Women and Best Employers for Diversity, and fosters a culture of inclusivity and cooperation. The campus is an integral part of the energetic Atlanta, GA metropolitan area, offering a variety of cultural, social, and recreational opportunities, a mild climate, and unmatched accessibility.

Applications comprising a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and three letters of recommendation, should be submitted via Interfolio In a separate statement, please also outline your interests in broadening participation and increasing diversity in computing. Informal inquiries are welcome via email to

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020. Full consideration will be given to applications received up to at least 30 days after review begins, until the position is filled.