Carnegie Mellon Faculty Hiring

Carnegie Mellon's CS and ECE departments are looking for exceptional faculty candidates across various areas, including those overlapping PDL's broad research agenda. The information on this page can guide you to additional information on applying.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon has faculty (both research and tenure track) openings. Exceptional candidates in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computing Systems will be given serious consideration, but especially those that broaden the department in emerging areas or that strengthen existing areas. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to: computer security, computer architecture, computer/neural interface, microsystems, nano enabled technologies, and energy systems. ...MORE...

School of Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications from outstanding candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2011.

We are looking in all areas of computer science, with specific interests in:

  • Artificial Intelligence (e.g., planning, search, reasoning, knowledge representation, multiagent systems, and game theory)
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Data-intensive Computing
  • Foundations of Security and Privacy, including cryptography

We seek applicants whose work is on the cutting-edge of computer science, potentially opening up new areas for our discipline. We also welcome applicants whose work transcends computer science by addressing societal grand challenges such as healthcare and sustainability (including energy, environment, and climate).

Faculty candidates must have an earned Ph.D and strong overall academic credentials. We are looking for candidates with outstanding research accomplishments, a commitment to excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and exceptional promise to be leaders in computer science.

Please include a letter indicating your research area(s), a detailed curriculum vitae (including citizenship or current visa status for non-US citizens), a research statement (including both current and future directions), a teaching statement, copies of up to 3 representative papers, and the names and email addresses of three or more individuals who have been asked to provide letters of reference.

Applications will be accepted from November 1, 2010 through January 1, 2011 (but may continue to be accepted for review after that date until all positions have been filled). Applicants should arrange for reference letters to be sent directly to the Computer Science Department Faculty Search Committee and are due no later than January 15, 2011. Please see our hiring page for further instructions. (Letters will not be requested directly by the Search Committee.)

Applications and reference letters (PDF) may be submitted via email to

Carnegie Mellon University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.