ta-intensive computing systems and algorithms,
large scale distributed and collaborative systems,
heterogeneous computer architectures, reliable
computing systems, and self-tuning systems.
The University of Chicago has the highest
standards for scholarship and faculty quality, and
encourages collaboration across disciplines. We
encourage strong connections with researchers
across the campus in such areas as mathematics,
natural language processing, bioinformatics, logic, molecular engineering, and machine learning,
to mention just a few.
Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation at time
of application, and must have completed all requirements for the PhD at time of appointment.
The PhD should be in Computer Science or a related field such as Mathematics or Statistics.
The Department of Computer Science (cs.
uchicago.edu) is the hub of a large, diverse computing community of two hundred researchers
focused on advancing foundations of computing
and driving its most advanced applications. Long
distinguished in theoretical computer science
and artificial intelligence, the Department is now
building a strong Systems research group. This
closely-knit community includes the Department
of Statistics, Toyota Technological Institute, the
Computation Institute, and Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division.
The Chicago metropolitan area provides a diverse and exciting environment. The local economy is vigorous, with international stature in
banking, trade, commerce, manufacturing, and
transportation, while the cultural scene includes
diverse cultures, vibrant theater, world-renowned
symphony, opera, jazz, and blues. The University
is located in Hyde Park, a Chicago neighborhood
on the Lake Michigan shore just a few minutes
All applicants must apply through the University’s Academic Jobs website.
Please apply at the following sites:
1. Theory of computing, academiccareers.uchi-
2. Systems, academiccareers.uchicago.edu/appli-
A cover letter, curriculum vitae including a list
of publications, a statement describing past and
current research accomplishments and outlining
future research plans, and a description of teach-
ing philosophy are required. Three reference letters
are required, one of which must address the can-
didate’s teaching ability to be considered as an ap-
plicant. The reference letters can be sent by mail to:
Chair, Department of Computer Science
The University of Chicago
1100 E. 58th Street, Ryerson Hall
Chicago, IL. 60637-1581
Or by email to: Recommend@mailman.
cs.uchicago.edu (letters can be in pdf, postscript
or Microsoft Word).
Candidates may also post a representative set
of publications, as well as teaching evaluations,
to this website.
To ensure fullest consideration of your application all materials, including supporting letters,
should be received by January 15, 2014. However,
screening will continue until all available positions are filled.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.