The Department of Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at all ranks and in all areas, with particular interest in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. Appointments start in Fall 2023. Applications are being accepted online.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field at the start of the appointment and should have demonstrated research accomplishment, a record of attracting external research funding where appropriate to their rank, and a commitment to teaching. We seek candidates in all areas of computer science.
The Department of Computer Science in Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Computing 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. It boasts a wide range of funded research activity, as well as multiple externally funded research faculty positions.
The department is in a significant growth phase as part of the university’s strategic plan, seeking to ambitiously grow its faculty and its impact during the coming years. The vision for the future of the department is to transform all disciplines by infusing them with computational thinking and methods. We are developing novel cross-disciplinary initiatives in areas such as human-computer interaction, fair and trustworthy computing, and digital manufacturing and robotics, which will involve expanding efforts in artificial intelligence, systems, cybersecurity, programming languages, theory, and more. Fundamental to this vision are the department’s growing collaborations with other disciplines, such as with the university’s pioneering Institute of Design, College of Architecture, Armour College of Engineering, and Chicago-Kent College of Law. It is also launching diverse new interdisciplinary programs as part of the university’s new College of Computing, 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 in the historic Bronzeville neighborhood. The university was founded in 1890 to change lives by providing top-notch education to students of all backgrounds, and fulfills that mission while engaging in internationally-recognized research. Illinois Tech has a long history of strong partnerships and collaborations with the Bronzeville community, 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.
For full- time faculty, in addition to comprehensive health/dental/vision/life/disability insurance options, the university aims to provide resources to help with work/life balance, such as partnerships with local daycare centers, flexible spending programs that permit the use of a set amount of pre-tax dollars to pay for out-of-pocket medical, dental, vision and hearing care expenses and dependent (child and elder) daycare expenses, tuition remission for immediate family members, and parental leave for eligible faculty for the birth, adoption, or rearing of a child.
Applications should include a cover letter (including mention of how the candidate contributes to diverse and inclusive excellence), a curriculum vitae, a statement of research goals, a statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three references.
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.