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Requisition ID:  15644

Tenure-Track/Tenured Professor of Computer Science

Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for five tenure-track or tenured positions in all areas of computer science. These appointments will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The positions are part of a continued expansion in a large-scale hiring effort across key strategic areas in the College of Science.


The Department is broadly interested in candidates from all areas of Computer Science. Outstanding applicants in all areas of computer science will be considered.  To expand and enhance our existing strengths, we are particularly interested in Architecture / Systems, Security and Privacy, Artificial Intelligence / Robotics / Vision, and Human-Computer Interaction. We also have college-wide searches in Quantum Computing and Data Science - Candidates in those areas are encouraged to apply to those searches. Applicants must hold a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline, have demonstrated excellence in research, and have a strong commitment to teaching. Successful candidates are expected to conduct research in their fields of expertise, teach courses in computer science, and participate in department and university activities.

The Department and College

The Department of Computer Science offers a stimulating academic environment with active research programs in most areas of computer science. The department offers undergraduate programs in Computer Science and Data Science, and graduate MS and PhD programs, including a Professional MS in Information Security. For more information, see https://www.cs.purdue.edu

Computer Science is part of the College of Science, which comprises the computing, physical, and life sciences at Purdue. It is the second-largest college at Purdue with over 350 faculty and more than 6,000 students. The College is pursuing significant new initiatives which complement campus-wide plans, including an Integrative Data Science Initiative. Opportunities for collaboration exist across mathematics, probability, statistics, and the physical and life sciences. Purdue itself is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects. 

The department, college, and university all strive to provide an environment that values diversity, ensures equitable experiences, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging.

To Apply

Submit your application to this site. Application materials requested include (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a statement of research a teaching statement, and (3) at least three names of reference. Purdue University’s Department of Computer Science is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. 

Reference Collection

Within two business days of your submission, you will receive an email from system@successfactors.com titled "Follow-up to your application.” Please follow the instructions in the email to submit your references. You MUST complete this step in order to move forward in the process. 

A background check will be required for employment in this position. Review of applications and interviews will begin in November 2021, and will continue until positions are filled. Inquiries can be sent to fac-search@cs.purdue.edu.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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