Professor of Computer Science

Harvard University

United States




Title Tenure-Track Professor in Computer Science
School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department/Area Computer Science
Position Description
The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Computer Science at the assistant or associate professor level, with an expected start date of July 1, 2024. We invite applications from all areas of Computer Science. Areas of special interest include (but are not limited to) systems and security. The successful candidate will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate or terminal degree in Computer Science or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.
Additional Qualifications
We seek candidates who have a strong research record and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, training, and advising. Computer Science at Harvard benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, world-leading faculty, significant industrial collaboration, and substantial support from SEAS. Information about Harvard’s current faculty, research, and educational programs in computer science is available at
SEAS celebrates the multiple dimensions of diversity that each member of our community offers, including diversity of background, perspective, and lived experience. We strongly welcome applications from persons from underrepresented groups.
Special Instructions
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 15, 2024; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.”
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
4. Research statement
5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
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Contact Information
Jenny Mileski
Contact Email
Equal Opportunity Employer
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Careers online
    • Bay State Banner
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Harvard Department Website
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Nomination Letter
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional Organization or Listserv
    • Referred by a colleague

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
  6. Publication 2
  7. Publication 3
  8. Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement
Optional Documents

In your application, please refer to