Drexel University — Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Science (Systems, AI, HCI)

About Drexel 

Drexel University is an R1 private university committed to research with real-world applications. The university has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools, and offers one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City district, a hub of academic, cultural, and historical resources in the nation’s eighth-largest metropolitan region.

The Department of Computer Science is one of two departments in Drexel’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI). The college is uniquely positioned as an interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial research and education leader for the 21st century and offers trailblazing research and education to drive innovation to the digital future. CCI is now home to over 2000 students, has introduced innovative programs in AI and Machine Learning and in Data Science, and just recently relocated to a brand-new building with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

With a commitment to further expand and grow the faculty in key areas of strength, we seek intellectually curious and rigorous candidates to engage in cutting-edge research and teaching. Successful applicants will be expected to establish strong sponsored research programs, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise and mentor Ph.D. students, and engage in service to the department, college, university, and the global academic community.

Job Summary

Establish strong sponsored research programs, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise Ph.D. students, and be involved in service to the college, the university, and the global academic community.

The Department of Computer Science at Drexel University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor levels. Preference will be given to applicants in the areas of Systems (emphasis on Software Security, Network Security, and Cloud Computing), AI (emphasis on Natural Language Processing, and Reinforcement Learning as it applies to Gaming) and Human-Computer Interaction (emphasis on building intelligent devices and interfaces). Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field by the time of appointment, as well as a record of high-quality scholarly activities. Applicants for senior positions are expected to have demonstrated exceptional leadership in large-scale, multidisciplinary research programs.

Essential Functions

  • Establish/maintain strong sponsored research.
  • Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Advise Ph.D. students.
  • Service to the college and/or university

Required Qualifications

  • PhD or Doctorate in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience ranges from zero to twenty years.

Other Requirements

  • Record of high-quality scholarly activities
  • Must be able to work with individuals across a spectrum of disciplines both internal and external to the College.

Physical Demands

  • Typically sitting at a desk/table


University City, Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and list of references, as well as research, teaching, and diversity statements when submitting their application. Please apply online at http://careers.drexel.edu/cw/en-us/job/499725

Applications must be submitted online at Drexel Careers to be considered. Evaluation of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis Applicants should apply by February 1, 2023, for full consideration.

Additional Information

Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.