Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science

Faculty Hiring in SCS

Carnegie Mellon has led the world in computer science for more than six decades, and we've always taken the responsibility of this position seriously. We do important work that benefits humanity — we always have and we always will. We perform foundational research and develop revolutionary techniques. We work with our peers across campus to create new fields of intellectual inquiry. We thoughtfully explore the ethics of computation.

SCS embraces a broad view of computer science and houses seven departments offering a wide range of research and educational opportunities. While research is important, we also prize education and the talent we send into the world. 

If you're serious about computer science and know that computer science is your passion, you belong in SCS. Because computer science — in its many forms and permutations — is happening here.

Please see below for more information on hiring in each of our departments, including research areas and application review dates. 

Faculty Hiring Information by Department

Computational Biology Department - Tenure Track

Note: Applications will be considered in two rounds, with a first review beginning October 15, 2021 and a second review beginning December 8, 2021. For full consideration, applications must be received by December 8, 2021.  

Computational Biology Department - Teaching Track

Note: Applications will be considered in two rounds, with a first review beginning October 15, 2021 and a second review beginning December 8, 2021. For full consideration, applications must be received by December 8, 2021.  

Computer Science Department

Note: CSD will have two deadlines for Teaching track candidates. Applications for the fall deadline will be due September 30, 2021 with interviews in October and November. The winter deadline will be December 8, 2021 with spring 2022 interviews. 

Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Note: HCII will start reviewing applications for Tenure and Teaching track candidates in late October. 

Institute for Software Research - Teaching Track

Note: ISR will have two deadlines for Teaching track candidates. Applications for the fall deadline will be due September 30, 2021 with interviews in October and November. The winter deadline will be December 8, 2021 with spring 2022 interviews. 

Machine Learning Department

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