Assistant Professor Tenure Track – Full Stack Web Programing HCI

  • Purdue University, Computer and Information Technology Department
  • 401 N Grant St, West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Feb 02, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


Purdue University's Department of Computer and Information Technology (CIT) invites applications for a Tenure Track Faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor for the West Lafayette campus beginning in August 2021. We are seeking to attract outstanding candidates with expertise in full-stack software engineering, web programing, HCI with an emphasis on technical aspects including user interface development, or related areas.

CIT is one of six units in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University. The department is a world-renowned public land grant institution and a research-intensive department focused on applied research to address real-world problems. We offer a robust program with 34 faculty at the West Lafayette campus and 6 faculty at the Polytechnic-Statewide locations. We currently offer the BS and MS in Computer and Information Technology, and participate in the Polytechnic Institute PhD program. Additional information about the department can be found at

Preferred and Required Qualifications

All candidates must have an earned PhD Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or a related field by the start of employment. The selected candidate will be expected to develop an active research program in these areas as well as to participate in both undergraduate and graduate course delivery and development in related topics. Responsibilities also include engagement with industry, the community, and colleagues within and outside the computing discipline.

Application Details

Applications should include a cover letter, a complete resume with the names and contact information of three references, and teaching and research statements. Optionally, applicants may include copies of relevant publications.

 All Candidates must apply through SuccessFactors:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 Purdue University's Department of Computer and Information Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a cover letter, indicating how their past experiences, current interests and activities, and/or future goals could promote a work climate that values inclusion.

 A background check is required for employment in this position. 

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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