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Virginia Commonwealth University - VCU

Richmond, Virginia
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VCU School of Engineering
Computer Science Faculty Openings


The Computer Science Department of the School of Engineering (SoEgr) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) invites applications for Assistant/Associate/Full Professor faculty.

Candidates should be qualified for an appointment based on publications and funding record as well as excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered, including in the areas of strength of the department: cybersecurity and data science.

VCU, the largest university in Virginia, is a Carnegie-classified very high research activity university, ranked in the top 100 universities in the U.S. in federal R&D expenditures. The SoEgr is in an extensive growth stage, doubling the number of its faculty and improving the quality of graduate and undergraduate students. Embarked on rapid growth, the department currently has 19 tenure-track and tenured faculty members and 3 full time instructors and plans to grow more in the next couple of years.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctorate in Computer Science or a related field. Relevant professional experience after receiving Ph.D. is also required. Successful candidates should have a well-developed research portfolio with evidence of multidisciplinary applications, preferably related to life sciences, and external funding to complement and expand existing expertise within the department.

Application Process:
Candidates should upload their application at position F56960, as a single PDF file that includes, in this order, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names and e-mail addresses of five references; reference letters will be requested directly by the search committee. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will start on November 15, 2017, and will continue until the positions are filled. For additional information, please contact Chair of the faculty search committee, Prof. Lukasz Kurgan, email: or phone: (804) 827-3986.


Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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