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Faculty Positions at the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University


The Peking University Department of Computer Science and Technology seeks candidates for faculty positions starting in Jan 1, 2022, or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. Appointment will be at all levels of tenure-track (Assistant/Associate Professor) and tenured (Associate/Full Professor) positions. Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and supervision of student research. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in computer science and electrical/computer engineering or a related field by the start of employment. We will consider candidates with research and teaching interests in any area of computer science.


We typically hire for multiple positions in a broad range of computing areas including:

•  Algorithms and Theory

•  Computer Architecture

•  Computer Graphics, HCI

•  Natural Language Processing

•  Operating and Distributed Systems

•  Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Cryptography

•  Programming Languages, Logic, and Verification

•  Database, Data mining

•  Computer Networks

•  Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing

•  Artificial Intelligence

•  Other emerging areas in Computer Science


The Computer Science and Technology Department at Peking University was established in 1978, is known worldwide for our broad view of computer science and acting quickly to explore new interdisciplinary directions. We are conducting cutting-edge research in various research areas, such as software engineering, information security, human-computer interaction and multimedia, natural language processing, database, data mining, cloud computing, mobile computing, microprocessor, digital audio and video coding, multimedia communications, computer reconfigurable logic CECARL, non-volatile memory technology, 3D chip technology, hardware architecture for energy-efficient wireless LAN, and energy-efficient applications. Peking University is ranked #14 worldwide from 2017 to 2021 according to CSRankings ( and top 20 according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings.


The faculty applicants selected for on-site/remote interviews (depending on the epidemic situation) will be invited to attend the Third Youth Forum on the Next Generation Computer Sciences hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Technology of Peking University, Beijing, China from Oct. 16-17, 2021. This forum will serve as an exciting opportunity for young scholars to exchange academic ideas and the latest innovations in computing. Travel grants are available to support the selected faculty applicants to attend the forum, including round-trip air tickets and hotel accommodations during the forum.


Faculty applicants should email an application cover letter, curriculum vitae (including names and addresses of three or more individuals who will provide letters of recommendation), a research statement (2-4 pages), a teaching statement (1-2 pages), and PDF files of 3 representative publications to Xiaokun Sun, The title of the email should be in the form of “Faculty Application to PKU CS”.


Important dates for faculty applications:

•  Application submission deadline: Sept. 12, 2021

•  Interview invitation notification: Oct. 7, 2021

•  Forum reception: Oct. 15, 2021

•  Forum main event: Oct. 16-17, 2021


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