Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Science (AI, ML, Privacy/Security)

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
About Drexel

Drexel University is an R1 private university committed to research with real-world applications. The university has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools, and offers one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City district, a hub of academic, cultural, and historical resources in the nation’s eighth-largest metropolitan region.

The Department of Computer Science is one of two departments in Drexel’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI). The college is uniquely positioned as an interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial research and education leader for the 21st century and offers trailblazing research and education to drive innovation to the digital future. CCI is now home to over 2000 students, has introduced innovative programs in AI and Machine Learning and in Data Science, and just recently relocated to a brand-new building with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

With a commitment to further expand and grow the faculty in key areas of strength, we seek intellectually curious and rigorous candidates to engage in cutting-edge research and teaching. Successful applicants will be expected to establish strong sponsored research programs, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise and mentor Ph.D. students, and engage in service to the department, college, university, and the global academic community.

Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science at Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor levels. Preference will be given to applicants in the areas of Security & Privacy and Game AI . Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field by the time of appointment, as well as a record of high-quality scholarly activities. Applicants for senior positions are expected to have demonstrated exceptional leadership in large-scale, multidisciplinary research programs.

Establish strong sponsored research programs, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise Ph.D. students, and be involved in service to the college, the university, and the global academic community.

Essential Functions
  • Establish/maintain strong sponsored research.
  • Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Advise Ph.D. students.
  • Service to the college and/or university
Required Qualifications
  • PhD or Doctorate in Computer Science or related field
  • Zero to 20 years experience.
Other Requirements
  • Record of high-quality scholarly activities
    Must be able to work with individuals across a spectrum of disciplines both internal and external to the College.
Physical Demands

Typically sitting at a desk/table


University City, Philadelphia, Pa

Supplemental Information

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and list of references, as well as research, teaching, and diversity statements. Please apply online at http://careers.drexel.edu/cw/en-us/job/496960?lApplicationSubSourceID= . Applications must be submitted online at Drexel Careers to be considered. Evaluation of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applicants should apply by February 1, 2022, for full consideration.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.

For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.

Advertised:Oct 14 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Feb 1 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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