Computer and Information Sciences, Temple University

Position ID:Temple-CIS-TT2018 [#10069]
Position Title: Tenure Track Faculty
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:* finished (2017/10/05, finished 2018/09/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Tenure Track Faculty Positions (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) at Temple University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. Exceptional candidates at all ranks and areas of will be considered. We are particularly interested in data scientists who are developing methods and systems to collect, process, and analyze large amounts of data in both traditional and interdisciplinary areas including computational biology and bioinformatics, human-computer interactions, and computer graphics.

Successful candidates will contribute to the newly introduced undergraduate and graduate programs in data science and join world-class investigators in the Center for Data Analytics and Biomedical Informatics, Center for Networked Computing, Center for Research in Intelligent Storage, Institute for Computational Molecular Sciences, and Institute for Genomics and Evolutionary Medicine. Applicants are expected to have an outstanding research track record and are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching. 

Recently celebrating its 50th year anniversary, CIS is one of the oldest computer science departments in the country and is experiencing tremendous growth both in research and academic programs. Over the last eight years, the CIS annual research revenue has grown more than four times, and both the undergraduate and graduate student enrollment almost tripled. CIS is among the top 60 computer science departments in the country based on the ARWU Shanghai ranking and among top 75 departments based on publication and citation measures. CIS offers a highly competitive salary and start-up package, low teaching load, and institutional support for an active doctoral program.

Temple University is a Carnegie R1 (highest research activity) institution that serves more than 39,000 students and is placed as No. 53 among public universities by the U.S. News ranking. It is the 26th largest university and 6th largest provider of graduate school education in the United States. Located in the heart of Philadelphia (the 5th largest city in U.S. known for its arts, culture and history, and affordable living), Temple University is in close proximity to many outstanding academic institutions, research centers, and industry partners in information technology, health care, biotechnology, and finance.  

Applications should be submitted electronically at Submitted materials should include a curriculum vitae, description of research accomplishments, research statement, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation (names of referees are sufficient for senior-level candidates). Review of candidates will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. For more information, send an email to with “TT Position” as the subject. Temple University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the quality of faculty life and committed to achieving a diverse community. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply..

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Further Info:
SERC 382
CIS Department
College of Science and Technology
Temple University
1925 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

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