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Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Algorithms and Theory)

Indiana University Bloomington / Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Start date
Nov 4, 2023

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The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington invites applications for a full-time tenure track assistant professor position in the area of algorithms/theory in the Computer Science (CS) department to begin August 1, 2024. We seek potential candidates in all areas in algorithms/theory, including algorithms and data structures, computational complexity, computational learning theory, quantum computing, optimization, distributed and parallel computing, game theory and mechanism design.


The Computer Science department has over 50 years of history and currently has over 40 faculty members and 1500 students. It strives to be the hotbed of innovation and a leader in computing research and education. Its faculty have pioneered advances in areas including programming languages, hardware design, algorithms, databases, security and privacy, bioinformatics and biomedical science, quantum computing, and artificial intelligence and machine learning.


The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach spanning and integrating the full breadth of computing, information technology and modern engineering. It includes over 140 faculty and 2800 students. Departments in Luddy School include Computer Science, Information and Library Science, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems Engineering.


We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, especially those with experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Duties will include research, teaching multi-level courses both online and in person, participating in course design and assessment, and service to The School.


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Indiana University provides a comprehensive benefits program for full-time appointed employees. Coverage for core benefit plans such as basic life insurance and a base retirement plan are entirely paid by the University.


Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants should have a demonstrable potential for (for junior level) or an established record of (for senior level) excellence in research and teaching and a PhD in Computer Science or a related field expected before August 2024.


Review of applications will begin on November 27, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements, learn more about IU and The Luddy School, and apply online at:


Questions may be sent to Dr. Qin Zhang (


Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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