Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Teaching Position, Computer and Data Sciences

The Department of Computer and Data Sciences in the Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position.  All ranks will be considered. The primary responsibility for this position is teaching.  The secondary responsibility is either research or service, as chosen by the candidate. Applicants should have a strong commitment to high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. All successful candidates are expected to teach core courses in Computer and Data Sciences as well as advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and interact and collaborate with faculty across the department and campus.

Case Western Reserve University, Case School of Engineering, and the Department of Computer and Data Sciences are committed to increasing representation of all communities in computing. The department places significant emphasis on socially responsible computing, as well as inclusion and diversity in research, education, and community outreach. Underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  All successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to increasing participation in computing.

Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field. Candidates seeking positions at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and either potential for excellence in innovative research or a commitment to assume university service and administrative tasks.  Candidates seeking positions at the Associate Professor level should have established a reputation for excellent teaching and either have established an externally funded research program with a national reputation or have established a history of participation in university service and administrative roles.  Candidates seeking positions at the level of full Professor should have a consistent record of excellence in teaching, program development and mentoring of students as well as either a significant research reputation nationally or a major role and recognized leadership in key professional committees or initiatives.

Applicants must submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) current curriculum vitae, (iii) statement of teaching interests and philosophy, (iv) either a statement of research interests or a statement of service interests, (v) statement on diversity and inclusion, and (vi) contact information for at least three references for a junior position and six references for a senior position.

The statement on diversity and inclusion should explain how the candidates value diversity, equity, and inclusion within their teaching and their research and/or service. This statement should also suggest how their work, while as a member of CWRU, will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion and how moving forward they intend to foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference.

The search will continue until the position is filled; however, for maximum consideration the applicant should submit materials by February 28, 2022. Successful candidates are expected to begin teaching in the Fall 2022 semester. Please submit your application materials to Laura Kuhar at

Founded in 1826, Case Western Reserve University is a highly ranked private research university located in Cleveland, Ohio. As a vibrant and up-and-coming city, Cleveland was named one of the top 15 best places to live in the US by in 2016. The campus is in the heart of University Circle, a world-renowned area for its cultural vibrancy, hosting the Cleveland Museum of Art (the second highest ranked art museum in the country), Cleveland Orchestra, the Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Cleveland Botanical Gardens, as well as two world-class health institutions, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals of Cleveland. CWRU and surrounding institutions host many institutes and centers that support and catalyze innovative research and translational opportunities, including the Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems, Great Lakes Energy Institute, Institute for Advanced Materials, Solar Durability and Lifetime Extension Center, Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative of Cleveland, Institute for Computational Biology, Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute for the Science of Origins.

The Department of Computer and Data Sciences was formed in 2019 out of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, with the vision that computing and data sciences will play a central role in interdisciplinary research and education throughout the university. CWRU has a well-established culture and a nurturing environment for transdisciplinary research, and the department faculty have a broad range of collaborative research on applications with a societal impact, including human health, energy, materials, and social sciences. Current departmental strengths include Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Networks and Distributed Systems, High Performance Computing, Cyber-Security and Privacy, and Software Engineering. The Department has strong ties with Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, NASA Glenn Center and many large companies in the Cleveland area.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.