CIS Open Faculty Positions

CIS Tenure or Tenure-track Positions 2022

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania continues to expand rapidly. In pursuit of this goal, the Department of Computer and Information Science is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels.

We seek individuals with stellar research achievement and potential, who will excel in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and take a position of international leadership in defining their field of study. Leadership in cross-disciplinary collaborations is of particular interest. Successful applicants will find Penn to be a stimulating environment conducive to professional growth. This position will start July 1, 2022.

We seek individuals who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Our faculty participate in departmental and school-level efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, and to work closely with students to identify and address diversity challenges. We request a discussion of candidates’ experiences in establishing and maintaining supportive, inclusive environments for diverse student communities, and what plans they have for being involved in diversity efforts at Penn.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science or a relevant discipline. We seek exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science, with a special interest in computer security, computer graphics, databases/data science, machine learning, and information visualization. We especially invite applications from candidates whose interests are aligned with the school’s strategic plan: https://www.seas.upenn.edu/about/strategic-plan/.

Application Instructions

Application Instructions: To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 30th, 2021. However, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, statement on inclusion and diversity, and names of 3 references. Other supporting documents are optional. Applications must be submitted online through Interfolio.

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CIS Lecturer Positions 2022

The University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Computer & Information Science is pleased to welcome applications for multiple teaching positions as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.  It is a very exciting time to be engaged in computer science education at Penn, as we are experiencing incredible growth and interest in CS courses at all levels, are developing new on-campus and online learning programs, and are rapidly growing the size of our faculty.

We are seeking dedicated, accomplished, full-time instructors to teach introductory-sequence courses, undergraduate electives, and Master’s-level courses in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software systems, software engineering, cyber security, and other areas, starting in July 2022.

Additionally (see separate job posting), as part of our revamped teaching-track faculty career path, we also have an open Practice Assistant Professor position. This is a great career choice for teaching-focused faculty members who have a track record of published research in engineering education and are interested in developing and publishing on innovative pedagogical techniques. Applicants are encouraged to apply for any/all positions for which they think they may be qualified.

We seek individuals who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Members of our teaching faculty participate in departmental and school-level efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, and to work closely with students to identify and address diversity challenges. As such, we request a discussion of candidates’ experiences in establishing and maintaining supportive, inclusive environments for diverse student communities, and what plans they have for being involved in diversity efforts at Penn.

Qualifications

Master’s or PhD in Computer Science or relevant discipline, or equivalent experience.

Application Instructions

Application Instructions: To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 30th, 2021. However, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, statement on inclusion and diversity, and names of 3 references. Other supporting documents are optional. Applications must be submitted online through Interfolio.

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CIS Practice Assistant Professor 2022

The University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Computer & Information Science is pleased to welcome applications for teaching faculty under the Practice Professor track.  It is a very exciting time to be engaged in computer science education at Penn, as we are experiencing incredible growth and interest in CS courses at all levels, are developing new on-campus and online learning programs, and are rapidly growing the size of our faculty.

We are seeking dedicated, accomplished, full-time faculty to teach introductory-sequence courses, undergraduate electives, and Master’s-level courses in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software engineering, cybersecurity, software systems, and other areas, starting in July 2022.

As part of our revamped teaching-track career path, our Practice Assistant Professor position seeks teaching-focused faculty members, who have a track record of research in engineering education and developing and publishing on innovative pedagogical techniques. Applicants who desire to pursue this track but do not yet have an extensive publication history are encouraged to apply also to our posting for a Lecturer position.

We seek individuals who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Members of our teaching faculty participate in departmental and school-level efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, and to work closely with students to identify and address diversity challenges. As such, we request a discussion of candidates’ experiences in establishing and maintaining supportive, inclusive environments for diverse student communities, and what plans they have for being involved in diversity efforts at Penn.

Qualifications

PhD in Computer Science or relevant discipline.

Application Instructions

To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 30th, 2021. However, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, statement on inclusion and diversity, and names of 3 references. Other supporting documents are optional. Applications must be submitted online through Interfolio.

 

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD)