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Department of Computer Science

Employment opportunities

Faculty positions:

The Department of Computer Science at Tufts University invites applications for multiple open faculty positions. Women, African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino(a), Native American/Alaska Native candidates, and those from other marginalized groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Throughout their application, all candidates are encouraged to demonstrate their attention to diversity and inclusion as these topics relate to teaching, research (as applicable), and engagement within the academic environment.

Tenure-track faculty positions in Security and AI starting Fall 2022
We seek candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are especially interested in candidates with research in Security, particularly Systems Security, Network Security, and Real-World or Applied Cryptography; and candidates in Artificial Intelligence, particularly Cognitive Systems, Common Sense Reasoning, Natural Language Understanding, Machine Vision, and Human-AI Interaction. Exceptional candidates in other areas will be considered as well, including mid-career candidates with strong academic leadership potential. Submit your application at Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Send inquiries to

Teaching-track faculty position starting Spring or Fall 2022
We seek candidates at the rank of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor. Candidates are expected to have strong foundational knowledge in one or more areas of our core curriculum, including Data Structures, Algorithms, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, and Computation Theory. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position. The initial appointment is for two years, with possible renewal contingent on annual performance review results. A doctoral degree is preferred but not required. Submit your application at Applications are due December 15, 2021, but review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Send inquiries to

Adjunct faculty positions
We conduct an ongoing search for qualified part-time lecturers for in-person and online courses. Submit your application at

About Tufts
The Tufts CS department has grown significantly in the past decade in faculty, student size, and research funding. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of an R1 research university. We support and encourage a culture of interdisciplinary research, and there are numerous such opportunities within the university. Located only six miles from historic downtown Boston, faculty members on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration outside of Tufts as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the area.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy at If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

Staff positions:

Please check for staff opportunities in the Tufts Department of Computer Science.