University of Pittsburgh

Job Title

Tenure/Tenure-Stream Faculty Positions


School of Computing and Information


Opening Date: 12/17/2020
Closing Date:  02/28/2021

Job Description

Since 2017, the School of Computing and Information (SCI) has hired twenty-five faculty members, and we are continuing our growth with multiple openings in the tenure stream this year. 

We have multiple openings in the tenure and tenure-stream:

  • Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science) Position #02001
  • Digital Health, Health Technologies, and Health Information Services (Assistant Professor, Department of Information Culture and Data Stewardship) Position #06329
  • Human-Centered Information Systems (Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics and Networked Systems) Position #02658
  • Technology for Learning and Social Change (Associate/Full Professor) Position #2191
  • Quantum Computing and Communications (Assistant Professor) Position #09832

Application review will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until positions are filled. We anticipate that interviews will begin in February 2021. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2021.

Job Duties

As the University of Pittsburgh’s newest school, the School of Computing and Information (SCI) is a growing interdisciplinary community of faculty, staff, and students who are accustomed to progressing through change, thinking beyond boundaries, and innovating new approaches to lead our institution and nation to positive change.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in computer science, information science or some closely related area
  • Candidates should hold the PhD degree by September 2021

Supplementation Information

We are fostering an equitable and inclusive community with our scholarship, education, and faculty development initiatives, including: policies to promote a healthy work-life balance; programs to meet the needs of two career couples, and a commitment to recruit, retain, and develop a diverse faculty. SCI’s interdisciplinary research and education includes computer science, information science, and library and information science with rich connections to partners in health sciences, medicine, engineering, social sciences, humanities, business, and other areas.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.

How to Apply

Individuals interested in these openings may apply at the

A completed application includes:

  • a cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • research statement
  • teaching statement
  • a statement of commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive community, and
  • the names and contact information for at least three recommenders for applications for positions at the assistant professor level and six recommenders for applications for positions at the associate or full professor level.

Please refer to recruiting page for preferred qualifications and application deadlines. 

Questions about these positions and/or application status should be emailed to [email protected].