Five Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science at Stevens Institute

by Eric Koskinen, Dec. 14, 2018

Please see announcement below about multiple (five) tenure-track faculty positions available at Stevens Institute. Among these positions, we are soliciting applications from outstanding candidates in the areas of Programming Languages and Formal Methods.

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science and Director of Stevens Institute of Artificial Intelligence

The Department of Computer Science at the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science, Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) invites applications for five tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Systems; however, exceptional candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered.

One of the five positions has been allocated for the Director of the Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence (SIAI). SIAI is a new, interdisciplinary research center that brings together over 50 faculty members from most schools and departments of Stevens. Candidates for this positions should apply at least at the rank of associate professor. For more information on SIAI, see: https://www.stevens.edu/siai

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline in all fields of Computer Science that complements and augments existing expertise in the focus areas of Stevens' strategic plan. Examples of research areas include, but are not limited to, cybersecurity, machine learning, computer vision, data analytics, programming languages, and bioinformatics. Successful applicants are expected to develop a strong externally funded, globally recognized research program. They should also possess a passion for and be committed to excellence in both graduate and undergraduate education in a highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, diverse, innovative, and entrepreneurial culture at Stevens. Appointments will preferably begin on August 16, 2019.

Successful candidates will join a vibrant research environment where faculty research is supported by NSF, NIH, NSA, ONR, DARPA, and other federal and private funding sources. The Department of Computer Science will be the prime occupant of the institute’s new $45 million state-of-the-art academic building, which will add 90,000 sq ft of academic and classroom space when completed in July 2019.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey.  The 55-acre campus is on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public transportation. Stevens' superb location offers excellent opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and major corporate research laboratories. Schaefer School of Engineering and Science is the largest school among four schools at Stevens.

Stevens is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications received by January 15, 2019 will receive full consideration. All applications must be submitted electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12580. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a research plan, teaching interests and philosophy, and at least three reference letters.  For any inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Philippos Mordohai ([email protected]).