The Department of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, NY is aggressively growing with a focus on Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Cybersecurity, broadly defined to cover fundamental theoretical underpinnings, core algorithms, software systems, distributed, heterogenous and cyber-physical systems, quantum computing, ethical and social issues, and related fields that contribute to or leverage these foci. We seek applications from outstanding candidates at all academic ranks who will build upon our existing strengths.  Applicants for senior positions must possess an outstanding record of research accomplishments and a demonstrated commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Applicants for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions must show evidence of emerging research distinction and a clear interest in graduate and undergraduate education. At minimum, candidates must have a Ph.D. or foreign degree equivalent in Computer Science or a related area. Successful candidates will have duties that include developing and maintaining robust programs of research and scholarship, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, and service to their department, to Rensselaer, and to the professional community. The Department of Computer Science search is part of a larger campus-wide expansion in AI, ML, and Cyber research. We seek highly collaborative applicants with a strong vision for solving emerging 21st century challenges.


Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated (and boosted when eligible) against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis. We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.


For more details, and to apply, visit   Follow the on-screen prompts to create a short, online profile, including contact information for three (3) references.  You will then be asked to upload a CV, a letter of interest, a statement of research, a statement of teaching, and a diversity statement.  Please contact if you need assistance with the online application process. 

Please notify the Computer Science Department of the application submission and direct any questions related to the department to with the subject line: "CS AI/ML Faculty Position”.