Department of Computer Science

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty

The Department of Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at all ranks, appointments to start in Fall 2021. Applicants should apply online.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field, demonstrated excellence in research, a record of attracting external research funding appropriate to their rank, and a strong commitment to teaching. We seek outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science; candidates in cybersecurity, data science, artificial intelligence, parallel and distributed systems, and programming languages are especially encouraged to apply.

The Department of Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology offers bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Artificial Intelligence, a master’s degree in Cybersecurity, and interdisciplinary master’s degrees in Data Science and in Computational Decision Science and Operations Research. The department is in a significant growth phase, with multiple faculty hires per year expected for at least the next few years. It is also launching diverse new interdisciplinary research and education programs, and has strong growing partnerships with Chicago’s burgeoning tech community.

Illinois Institute of Technology, a private, technology-focused research university, is located just 10 minutes from downtown Chicago. The university has recently completed a successful capital campaign that led to the creation of multiple endowed positions, increased scholarship funding, the Center for Active Computational Thinking, and the new Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship. In addition to its rigorous research and education programs, Illinois Tech has a long history of strong partnerships and collaborations with local companies, government labs, and nonprofits. The University Technology Park on campus is home to many startups who benefit from close collaboration with faculty and students.

Applications are under review, which will continue until all available positions are filled. Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within its community. It actively seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. Applicants should apply online.