Employment Opportunities

Multiple Tenure Track Positions in Computer Science & Engineering, Penn State, University Park Campus

Applications are invited for multiple tenure-track positions at the assistant, associate and/or full professor levels across all areas of computer science and engineering. The department aims to continue its rapid growth across areas. We are particularly looking to fill multiple positions in: 

  • Data Science: All areas of machine learning, Al, and data science will be considered, including theory, NLP, computer vision, robotics, optimization, fairness, and applications to scientific data.
  • Computer Systems and Architecture: Candidates working at all layers of the system stack will be considered. We offer unique collaboration opportunities with faculty spanning both computer science and computer engineering in one unified department. 
  • Theoretical Computer Science: All areas will be considered, including quantum computing, cryptography, algorithms and complexity.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field by the start date of the position. All applicants should be committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Those considered for the associate and full professor level must demonstrate an established record in research. Our department, and the University as a whole, provides unusually rich collaboration opportunities due to a large, diverse range of colleges and departments, numerous venues for inter-departmental colloquia and the like, and excellent internal support for successful grantsmanship. We expect our hires to establish a strong research program, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, and teach relevant undergraduate and graduate courses. We strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented groups, and dual career couples. Applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vita listing all publications, research and teaching statements, and the names and email addresses of four references. Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by January 31, 2021 or until the position is filled. E-mail your questions regarding the application process to recruiting@cse.psu.edu.

Penn State is a premier public research, land grant university. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is part of the School of EECS in the College of Engineering. We are looking for candidates who will add to the department’s diverse culture and research strengths. Penn State is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in all of its forms. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

The University is located in State College, which is ranked one of the best college towns in the U.S. The area offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor recreational activities, and outstanding University events, from collegiate sports to fine arts productions. The public school system is excellent, with a nationally ranked high school by U.S. News and World Report. 

Please apply at https://hr.psu.edu/careers. Under search for jobs please search for job #REQ_0000007778.  Also, please apply at  https://academicjobsonline.org job #17592

Further Info:

Erin Ammerman
W209 Westgate Building
University Park, PA 16802

New Faculty Searches in Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor,although appointment to Full Professor may be considered for candidates with a demonstrated excellent track record in scholarship and education, recognition from the research community, and the promise of continued distinction. Exceptional candidates for multiple positions covering a broad range of research areas in electrical engineering will be considered, including those bridging theory and emerging systems in communications, data processing, and artificial intelligence; control systems, signal processing, machine learning and all of its applications. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program and to be effective, inspiring teachers at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates must have a doctorate in electrical engineering, or a related discipline completed before the start date of the position. The EE Department has 40 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, with annual research expenditures of over $16 million. The undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate programs enroll over 550 and 240 students, respectively. The Department is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, and leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. In welcoming every candidate, we strive to meet the needs of professional families by actively assisting with partnerplacement needs.

Information about the Department can be found at http://www.eecs.psu.edu. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.Applicants should submit the following: curriculum vita, statement of research, statement of teaching, and the names and addresses of four references. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Alyshia Dann at mailto:azd246@psu.edu or 814-863-4255. Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/2040210

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affi rmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering and data science and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

207 Electrical Engineering West

University Park, PA 16802


Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Department of Electrical Engineering