Faculty Positions Available
August 7, 2012 — Drexel University
Department of Computer Science
College of Engineering
Drexel University's Department of Computer Science (www.drexel.edu/cs) in the College of Engineering invites applications for up to 3 tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Preferred areas of expertise are Systems, Data Mining, and Networks. Candidates in areas that align with the strengths of the department will also be considered, namely Software Engineering, HCI, Applied Algorithms, Computer Vision, Security, AI, Scientific Computation, High Performance Computing, and Computer Gaming. The department offers BS, BA, MS, and PhD degrees in computer science, as well as BS and MS degrees in software engineering. The department has a tradition of rigorous academic programs that feature a co-op experience, and a strong emphasis on research, as evidenced by the number of NSF CAREER Award recipients on the faculty.
Drexel is a private university founded in 1891 and is the third largest university in the Philadelphia area with over 12,000 undergraduate, 7000 graduate students, and over 1,000 faculty members. The University consists of 11 colleges and schools offering 175 degree programs. Drexel is a national pioneer of cooperative education, with formal relationships in place with over 2,700 local, national and multi-national companies. Drexel is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural, and historical resources of one of the nation’s largest metropolitan regions.
Review of applications begins immediately. To assure consideration, materials from applicants should be received by January 31, 2013. Successful applicants must demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence in the environment of a major research university. To be considered, please send an email to:
with a cover letter, CV, brief statements describing your research program and teaching philosophy, and at least four letters of reference. Electronic submissions in PDF format are preferred.
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The College of Engineering is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.