Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Georgetown University is seeking applications for a  tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science. For the first year of this position, the successful candidate will also hold the title of Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow, and will have no teaching and service responsibilities to allow a focus on research while receiving mentorship and support from two senior faculty members. 

Candidates with a strong record of research in fairness and ethics in computing, computing for social good, machine learning and artificial intelligence, programming languages, computer systems, databases, trustworthy computing, human-computer interaction, or software engineering are encouraged to apply. 

We are a rapidly growing department in a top-25 university located in the heart of Washington, DC.  Our faculty research focuses on data-centered computing, security and privacy, and theory. We are committed to building a diverse intellectual community and strongly encourage applications from those from underrepresented backgrounds.


Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related area awarded by August 1, 2022. A strong research record, and a promise of excellence in research and teaching. Demonstration of a commitment  to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). This commitment to DEI can be demonstrated in a number of ways, including through teaching and research on matters related to DEI or through service that has fostered DEI in a university community.

For your application to be fully considered, the following must be completed by December 15, 2021. Submit the required application materials via Interfolio (

  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the position
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement outlining current research and future research interests
  • Teaching statement that describes your teaching experience and philosophy
  • At least three, and at most five, confidential letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf by the referees on letterhead with signature
  • Statement explaining how you have in the past and will in the future at Georgetown enrich a community that seeks a diversity of perspectives and people

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (new window) (new window) fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law (new window) (new window).

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here (new window) (new window) for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.