Open Teaching Faculty Positions
The Department of Computer Science at the College of Computing at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago invites applications for multiple tenure-track, tenured, and teaching faculty positions. The department is seeking candidates at all ranks and in all areas as part of the university’s strategic plan, seeking to ambitiously grow its faculty and its impact during the coming years.
(Note: This form is for teaching positions. For tenure-track and tenured positions, please visit https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25647)
The Department of Computer Science 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 Computational Decision Science and Operations Research. It boasts a wide range of cutting-edge funded research activity, as well as multiple externally-funded research faculty positions. The department’s graduate program in CS is ranked #83 by the 2023-2024 US News & World Report and is on an upward trajectory.
Illinois Tech is a private Ph.D.-granting research university with world-renowned programs in computing, engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities and social sciences, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1890, Illinois Tech was built on the promise to provide access to higher education for students from all different backgrounds and to make a difference in the world through technology-oriented education. This guiding mission and purpose – where students, including those underrepresented in technology, could prepare for meaningful roles in a changing industrial society and achieve professional and economic advancement – remains just as relevant today. As such, diversity and inclusion are part of the day-to-day experience at Illinois Tech and a central component of its culture. Illinois Tech is home to a diverse and global student population, is committed to providing opportunities to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position, especially those underrepresented in the field.
Applicants for tenure-track and tenured positions must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field at the start of the appointment and should have demonstrated significant research accomplishment and commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants for teaching faculty positions must have a minimum of M.S. or equivalent (Ph.D. is strongly preferred) in computer science or a closely related field at the start of the appointment and should demonstrate dedication and commitment to student success and educational innovation.
Applications should include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- A statement on the candidate’s commitment to equity and inclusion in research and education
- At least three references
The one-page statement on equity and inclusion should address specific past and/or potential contributions to the equitable and inclusive delivery of academic instruction and support to students from diverse backgrounds, including, without limitation, individuals of different ages, races and ethnicities, abilities and disabilities, genders, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, and socio-economic conditions.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.
Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, inclusion, and diversity. It is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and actively seeks applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, unfavorable discharge from the military, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation including gender identity and expression, order of protection status, and/or genetic information. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.
Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching statement
- Equity and Inclusion Statement
- Three or more reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site )
- And anything else requested in the position description.
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