Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Computer Science

  • Columbia University, Computer Science Department
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Nov 05, 2020
Full time   Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Mathematics & Statistics Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description


Assistant Professor – Tenure Track


Columbia Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Computer Science at Columbia University in the City of New York at the Assistant Professor level, to begin September 1, 2021.  Applications are sought in all areas of theoretical computer science. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants for this position at the Assistant Professor without tenure level must demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively. 

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the advancement of their field and the department by developing an original and leading externally funded research program, and by contributing to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department.  The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  In keeping with the goals of the Simons Junior Faculty Fellows Program, the Department especially welcomes applications from postdocs and new PhDs.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment.

Application Details

Applications should be submitted electronically:  and include the following: a cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, brief summary of research, and at least three letters of recommendation. At least two of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Review of applications will begin on December 15th, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.  

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer - Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.



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