CCI Faculty Positions

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science and Information Science

The College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor levels. Preference will be given to applicants in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Privacy/Security. The positions are open in both the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Information Science. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related field by the time of appointment, as well as a record of high-quality scholarly activities. Applicants for senior positions are expected to have demonstrated exceptional leadership in large-scale, multidisciplinary research programs.

CCI is one the fastest growing academic units within Drexel University and is uniquely positioned as an interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial research and education leader for the 21st century.  The two departments complement each other to offer trailblazing research and education to drive innovation to the digital future.  CCI has seen substantial enrollment growth to over 2000 students, has introduced new programs in Data Science and is planning new programs in AI and Machine Learning.  CCI has recently relocated to a brand new state-of-the-art building and successfully recruited 10 new faculty.  With a commitment to further expand the college and grow the faculty in key areas of strength, CCI seeks intellectually curious and rigorous candidates to engage in cutting-edge research and teaching. Successful applicants will be expected to establish strong sponsored research programs, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise and mentor Ph.D. students, and engage in service to the college, the university, and the global academic community. Candidates must be able to work with individuals across disciplines both internal and external to the College. 

Drexel is a private, R1 research university committed to research with real-world applications. The university has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools, and offers one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers.  Drexel is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City district and at the hub of the academic, cultural, and historical resources of the nation’s eighth-largest metropolitan region.

Evaluation of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis; however, applicants should apply by January 15, 2020, for full consideration. Please apply at for Computer Science and for Information Science. If both areas are relevant, please apply to the one you see as the best fit and include your preferences for consideration in the cover letter.

Applications should submit a PDF file that includes a cover letter, CV, list of references, and statements describing the applicant’s research program and teaching interests.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The College of Computing & Informatics is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.