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Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Department of Computer Science and Engineering - College of Engineering

Position Overview
The Computer Science and Engineering Department at The Ohio State University seeks to fill one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in networking or IoT. Highly qualified applicants in other areas and at more senior levels will also be considered. Applicants should hold or be completing a PhD in computer science & engineering or a closely related field, have a commitments to and demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching in addition to having experience leading in or contributing to diverse learning environments.

Application Instructions
To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Academic Jobs Online . Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references. The cover letter should identify the area(s) of research interests.

The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas including scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

Department Information
Ohio State’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering has excelled in both research and education since 1968. The department has 45 tenured and tenure-track professors and 3 clinical-track professors. It provides a vibrant research environment, with annual research expenditures of over 10 million dollars, a Ph.D. program with nearly 200 students, and a thriving M.S. program. There are eight IEEE/ACM Fellows among the faculty. Traditional areas of research strength include artificial intelligence, computer systems, graphics, high-performance computing, networking, programming languages, software engineering, theory and algorithms, and visualization. These areas are complemented by recent growth in data analytics and cybersecurity. The faculty aspire to continue growing the department’s quality and reputation, while maintaining its high level of collegiality and its strong support for career development and entrepreneurial efforts. 

The department has extensive interdisciplinary collaborations at Ohio State, as well as joint appointments and faculty affiliations with several units including Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Linguistics, Law, Translational Data Analytics, Biomedical Informatics, OSU Medical Center, Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Systems Engineering, and Civil Engineering.

The department offers multiple undergraduate degree programs, with current enrollment of over 2,250 students, empowering them to pursue the education that meets their career goals. Students at all levels are encouraged to work on research in one of the many diverse areas of study. Graduates are in high demand and can be found working at some of the most innovative corporations and research laboratories, as well as continuing their research and teaching at leading academic institutions.

The University
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million, slated to double in the next quarter-century. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as health care, finance, service, transportation, and technology industries. The city was ranked by Money magazine as “Best in the Midwest” to live in. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Requires the successful completion of a background check.