The Ohio State University, Computer Science and Engineering

2891 19293
Position ID:OSU-CSE-AY22CSE [#19293]
Position Title: Multiple Open Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Computer Science and Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2022/02/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/25, finished 2022/09/22, listed until 2022/02/25)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Multiple Open Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science and Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering ( at The Ohio State University invites applications for 20 tenure-track faculty appointments at all seniority levels and in all CSE research areas, with emphasis on

  • theory and algorithms
  • artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • human-centric computing
  • robotics
  • high-performance computing and systems
  • networking and next generation communications
  • graphics and visualization
  • cybersecurity and privacy
  • the intersection of CSE and health/life sciences
  • computing for social good (including race, inclusion, and social equity)
  • data science and analytics
  • computational science
  • quantum computing
  • computing education in the 21st century

Department Overview

One of the oldest computing programs in the country, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at The Ohio State University (OSU) is a national leader in impactful computing research and education. We create, teach, and actualize the principles that connect computing and society while advancing the forefront of foundational computer science into various interdisciplinary realms. With current strength of 45 tenure-track faculty, the department is poised for a large-scale expansion over the next few years, starting with the search for 20 tenure-track positions this academic year. The department continues to raise its national and international research profile, as exemplified by the recent NSF awards for two AI Institutes and a Harnessing the Data Revolution Institute, netting a total of $55M in research funding. The department will continue to invest in creative and team science activities leading to ever increasing strengths in both foundational and applied AI while advancing traditional topics of computer science. The department is also developing innovative academic programs centered on AI and data analytics with various campus partners in topics such as cybersecurity, data analytics, digital health, and multimedia. CSE faculty closely collaborate with various centers on campus including the Translational Data Analytics Institute (TDAI), the Initiative for Food and Agricultural Transformation (InFACT), and the Ohio Supercomputer Center. CSE is vested in creating new and strengthening existing Diversity and Inclusion programs to provide an inclusive environment that will welcome all scholars. The department, through its growth, research prowess, academic offerings, and a welcoming culture, is poised to be the hub of computing scholarship and education on OSU’s campus.

College Overview

The College of Engineering offers 14 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in 12 departments or centers, as well as three undergraduate and four graduate degrees in the Knowlton School of Architecture, to approximately 10,000 students. The college has recently expanded its degree offerings with a BS in Engineering Technology available on the regional campuses of the university. The college is one of the largest and impactful institutions in the field with 405 engineering and architecture faculty members. Included in this total are 328 tenure track faculty, 54 clinical track faculty, and 23 research track faculty. The college has 14 National Academy of Engineering members and numerous members of societies and reward recipients. In fiscal year 2020, the college had nearly $138.5 million in externally sponsored research expenditures. Industry R&D expenditures for the College of Engineering in fiscal year 2020 totaled nearly $44 million.

College of Engineering provides fertile ground for innovation and collaboration, and it shares the land-grant mission to create, transfer, and preserve knowledge for the purpose of enhancing economic competitiveness regionally, nationally, and globally and by preparing professionals ready to sustain and advance society. The College of Engineering strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment where all students, staff, and faculty can thrive ( We understand that diversity and inclusion are essential components of excellence in the College of Engineering. We are committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We seek candidates who are committed to contributing to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. More information about the College of Engineering can be found at (

University Overview

The Ohio State University sets the stage for academic achievement and innovation. It's where friendships are forged, tradition is brought to life, and a better global community is built. Our mission is as clear today as it was 150 years ago: to illuminate a pathway to education, research and health care that creates vibrant futures. Faculty and staff build the incomparable Buckeye spirit through collaboration, a strong sense of community and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Ohio State is a university that seeks and welcomes diverse ideas, perspectives, and views. Academic freedom is a core value of our institution and Ohio State is committed to creating learning opportunities in which all members of the university community can engage in frank, meaningful discussions with others of differing views. More info can be found at ( Ohio State is a dynamic community where opportunity thrives, and individuals transform themselves and their world. Ohio State is a top-20 public university, enrolling over 60,000 students, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. More info about The Ohio State University can be found at (

Columbus Overview

As the nation’s 14th largest city, Columbus invites and embraces cultural and economic diversity. We are home to Fortune 500 companies, world-class research institutes, top-ranked hospitals, and the state’s capitol. The city was named the 2015 "Intelligent Community of the Year" by the Intelligent Community Forum, called a "Midwestern style capital" by the New York Times and one of the top ten "Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine. Columbus is home to multiple dynamic arts districts. Read more at (

Positions Overview

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering ( at The Ohio State University invites applications for 20 tenure-track faculty appointments at all seniority levels and in all CSE research areas, if qualifications contribute to the overall diversity of the department’s research, teaching, and learning environments. All research areas will be considered, with emphasis on theory and algorithms, artificial intelligence and machine learning, human-centric computing, robotics, high-performance computing and systems, networking and next generation communications, graphics and visualization, cybersecurity and privacy, the intersection of CSE and health/life sciences, computing for social good (including race, inclusion, and social equity), data science and analytics, computational science, quantum computing, and computing education in the 21st century. Tenure-track faculty will perform research, teaching, advising, and service, and will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in computing. Candidates for appointment at senior ranks should demonstrate a record of achievement in these areas as well as plans for further growth. Candidates for appointment at the assistant professor rank should demonstrate the potential for achievement in these areas, including plans for further growth.

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants should hold or be completing a Ph.D. in computer science and engineering or a closely related field
  • Applicants should have a commitment to or a demonstrated record of excellence in computing research, teaching and student advising, external and internal service, and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with or commitment to interdisciplinary research and education
  • A record of engagement with industrial or government partners

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit an application in Academic Jobs Online: ( Please include a cover letter, curriculum vita, diversity statement (describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of the areas of scholarship, instruction and outreach), statement of teaching interests, statement of research interests, and names and contact information of at least three references commensurate with the rank sought.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution, a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), and have an excellent partner in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.

Application deadline: Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

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Further Info:
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
395 Dreese Laboratories
2015 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210