Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Computer Science

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Details

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in Computer Science, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

We are accepting applications in all areas of Computer Science, especially machine learning and programming languages.

Computer Science at Harvard benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, world-leading faculty, an excellent location, significant industrial collaboration, and substantial support from the Harvard Paulson School. Information about Harvard’s current faculty, research, and educational programs in computer science is available at http://www.seas.harvard.edu/computer-science. The associated Institute for Applied Computational Science (http://iacs.seas.harvard.edu) fosters connections among computer science, applied math, data science, and various domain sciences at Harvard through its graduate programs and events.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree in Computer Science or a related area by the expected start date.

Additional Qualifications

We seek candidates who have a strong research record, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and training.

Special Instructions

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for at least three and up to five references, and the application is complete only when three letters have been submitted. We encourage candidates to apply by December 1, 2016, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled. We encourage candidates to apply by December 1, 2016, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Maddie Usupova

Contact Email


Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 5 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Careers online
    • Bay State Banner
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Harvard Department Website
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Nomination Letter
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional Organization or Listserv
    • Referred by a colleague
  2. Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you hold a doctoral degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research

Optional Documents

  1. Publication
  2. Publication 2
  3. Publication 3
  4. Other