Pennsylvania State University, Computer Science and Engineering

Position ID:PennState-CSE-CSE [#14482]
Position Title: Multiple Tenure Track Positions in CSE
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering / Theoretical Computer Science, Computer Systems/Architecture, Computer Security, Data Science
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2020/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/05, finished 2020/07/05, listed until 2020/03/05)
Position Description:    

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Multiple Tenure Track Positions in Computer Science & Engineering, Penn State University, University Park Campus

Applications are invited for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate and/or Full Professor levels across all areas of Computer Science and Engineering. The department is looking to grow rapidly in different areas, with the possibility of cluster hires in each area.  We are particularly looking to fill multiple positions in: 

  1.  Theoretical Computer Science: All areas will be considered, including quantum computing, cryptography, algorithms and complexity. 
  2.  Computer Systems and Architecture: Candidates working at all layers of the system stack will be considered. We offer a top 10 ranked systems research department (as per and unique collaboration opportunities with faculty spanning both computer science and computer engineering in one unified department. 
  3. Data Science: All areas of machine learning, Al, and data science will be considered, including theory, NLP, computer vision, robotics, optimization, and fairness, and applications to scientific data.
  4. Computer Security: All areas of computer security will be considered, including software security, systems and hardware security, network security, and applied cryptography.  We offer a top 10 ranked security research environment (as per across these disciplines.

Please apply at the link near the end of this advertisement.  Additionally, Penn State requires all applicants to register and complete an internal application form that can be found at and search by job number 90806.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field that must be completed by the start date of the position. All applicants should be committed to excellence in both research and teaching and those considered for the Associate and Full level must demonstrate an established record in research. Our department, and the University as a whole, provides unusually rich collaboration opportunities due to a large, diverse range of colleges and departments, numerous venues for inter-departmental colloquia and the like, and excellent internal support for successful grantsmanship. We expect our hires to establish a strong research program, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, and teach relevant undergraduate and graduate courses. We strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented groups, and dual career couples. Applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vita listing all publications, research and teaching statements, and the names and email addresses of four references. Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by January 1, 2020 though applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled. E-mail your questions regarding the application process to 

Penn State is a premier public research, land grant university. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is part of the School of EECS in the College of Engineering. We are looking for candidates who will add to the department’s diverse culture and research strengths. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, and leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

The University is located in the beautiful town of State College, which is ranked one of the best college towns in the U.S. The area offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor recreational activities, and outstanding University events, from collegiate sports to fine arts productions. The public school system is excellent, with a nationally ranked high school by U.S. News and World Report.

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University Park, PA 16802

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