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Come Experience CSE at the University of Michigan

At CSE, you’ll find a collaborative community focused on impactful, top-notch research and teaching. We aim to move the needle in terms of both technology and education, and in building a diverse, inclusive community around our values.

Applications will be evaluated for interviews for both tenure-track and teaching faculty (lecturer) positions as soon as they are received, beginning September 1st, 2023 and continuing throughout the academic year.

Applying for a postdoc appointment combined with a path to a tenure-track position

The University of Michigan offers postdoctoral fellowships coupled with faculty mentoring, professional development, and academic networking opportunities through the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP). This program also provides an exceptional opportunity for Fellows to obtain a tenure-track position at the University following the postdoctoral period. To learn more and apply for the program, visit the U-M President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program website. Candidates who apply for a PPFP position in CSE, or who have questions about the program, should also notify Cindy Estell.

Note: The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) division hires faculty in some of the same specialty areas as CSE. If you are interested in both divisions, please visit the ECE faculty hiring page and submit an application there as well.

An environment where you can thrive

The University of Michigan is one of the world’s leading research universities, with $1.71B in research expenditures (FY2022). It is ranked the #2 public research university by the National Science Foundation, and 3rd best U.S. public university by US News and World Report (2022).

CSE is a vibrant and innovative community, with over 90 faculty members, more than 500 graduate students, and a large and illustrious network of alumni. Our mission is to shape the future of computing and benefit the world through excellence in education and research. We aim to lead in computing, support a welcoming community, and empower every individual to reach their full potential.

Ann Arbor is ranked the #1 Best Small College Town in the U.S. by WalletHub (2023), and #2 City with the Best Public Schools in America by Niche.com (2021).

Applying for tenure-track positions in CSE

CSE invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions as part of its aggressive long-term growth plan. We seek exceptional candidates in all areas across computer science and computer engineering and across all ranks. Qualifications include an outstanding academic record; an awarded or expected doctorate (or equivalent) in computer science, computer engineering, or a related area. We seek faculty members who commit to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education, will develop impactful, productive and novel research programs, and will contribute to the department’s goal of eliminating systemic racism and sexism by embracing our culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Because we are at Michigan, you’ll be empowered to take full advantage of all resources at the University and to collaborate with colleagues within our College of Engineering and across our 18 other world-class colleges and schools.

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We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. Positions remain open until filled and applications can be submitted throughout the year. 

Applying for teaching positions in CSE

Michigan CSE is hiring for multiple long-term, career-oriented teaching faculty positions. We are seeking passionate individuals to join our community of teaching-focused faculty, and who will support our teaching mission and further our goal of creating a diverse, inclusive, and representative Computer Science community within our department and in the field at large. Teaching faculty often work in collaborative teams when teaching courses with multiple sections. 

Teaching faculty are active and engaged members of the department faculty. They are involved in departmental service and hold leadership roles in designing the curriculum and structuring our student experiences.  Optionally,  they may also choose to be involved in scholarly research in their own technical area or in computer science education. A plethora of opportunities are available to teaching faculty for professional development, innovation, and research in teaching and learning in CS.

Faculty are supported by outstanding teaching assistants, who play a critical role in instruction, student support, building an inclusive environment, and course development. Department-level course support staff assist with administrative and logistic needs.

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About Michigan Engineering

Michigan Engineers are world-class educators, researchers, students and staff who strive to build a people-first future. As part of the nation’s number one public research institution, Michigan Engineering’s mission is to provide scientific and technological leadership to the people of the world, develop intellectually curious and socially conscious minds, create collaborative solutions to societal problems, and promote an inclusive and innovative community of service for the common good.

Our vision, mission and values are supported by a people-first engineering framework that guides our work. As Michigan Engineers, we strive to apply excellent engineering fundamentals, integrated expertise and equity-centered values to reimagine what engineering can be, close critical gaps, and elevate all people. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Michigan Engineering models that commitment in our research, culture and collaborations. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of that commitment. Learn more about DEI at Michigan Engineering: https://www.engin.umich.edu/culture/diversity-equity-inclusion/.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and is responsive to the needs of dual career families.