Department of Computer Science & School of Law

The Department of Computer Science together with the School of Law at Georgetown University invite applications for a joint position at the level of Full Professor. We are seeking exceptional candidates working at the intersection of Law and Computer Science who have a PhD in CS and a record of research and teaching that can support both units. The successful applicant will spend time in both the Computer Science Department and the School of Law.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: security and privacy; big data approaches to studying law itself, including network analysis; internet governance; artificial intelligence and law, including legal regulation of artificial intelligence; and expert legal systems.

Georgetown University is a global university with ambition to continue to build a world-class faculty that is diverse and inclusive in all material ways. Georgetown attracts some of the best students in the world and is located in the heart of Washington, D.C., a city that provides opportunities to connect with government agencies as well as high-tech industries.

We look to welcome faculty new colleagues who bring strengths we do not currently have or those that reinforce existing strengths.

Instructions for application:  

We ask that you carefully follow the instructions below when submitting your materials. Incomplete or improperly formatted applications may not be considered.

Complete applications will consist of a single PDF file. Please do not send Word documents. The file must be named in the format:


  • where <Name> is your full name separated by underscores, and
  • <Nonce> is a random 4-digit number of your choosing.

The single PDF file attached should contain:

  •  a cover letter
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • a teaching statement
  • a research statement   

After preparing your file, please send it by email to:; questions can be sent to the same address. Receipt of applications will be promptly acknowledged by email; please send a note if you do not receive a reply within three business days. Applications received by January 17th, 2017, will receive full consideration for first-round interviews. Later applications are welcome.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.