IE University

Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Computer Science 2024-2025

2024-01-30 (Europe/Madrid)
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IE University´s School of Science and Technology (Sci-Tech) invites qualified applicants for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Computer Science beginning September 2024, in Madrid. We are currently offering three positions in this area. To guarantee full consideration for a position, applications must be completed before January 30th, 2024.

High-impact research and teaching excellence are central to the mission of IE Sci-Tech. In line with this mission, we are currently expanding our team of foundational research faculty. We are seeking to strengthen IE’s program for cutting-edge research across fields such as data science, applied mathematics, machine learning, AI, and robotics. 

We seek applicants with a proven research background who are capable of establishing and leading their own research lines. We welcome candidates with strong profiles in computer science, for example in algorithm design, optimization, artificial intelligence, or software engineering, or in related fields, including (but not limited to) human-computer interaction, robotics, computer vision, or complex systems. For more details on the research conducted at IE Sci-Tech, see the webpages of its Research Datalab and its Impact Xcelerator.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary in line with top-ranked European academic institutions.
  • A generous seed research fund to cover travel, equipment and relocation costs.
  • State-of-the-art campus facilities and support to build your lab infrastructure.
  • A professional and stimulating international working environment with English as the de facto language.
  • Full access to public health services through membership of the National Insurance Scheme plus a discount plan to acquire an additional private health insurance plan.
  • Diversity in an open-minded, inclusive and family-friendly environment.
  • Inspiring campus life on a conveniently located, state-of-the-art unique campus in the hearts of Madrid and Segovia.

About IE University and the School of Science and Technology

IE University is an internationally recognized institution originally founded as a business school. We consider ourselves the most international institution of higher education with approximately 85% of our students coming from outside Spain and typically over 120 countries represented on campus. Our Madrid postgraduate campus is situated in the financial district of this vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city of over 5 million people. In 2021 we opened the IE Tower –standing as one of the 5 towers in the business district of Madrid with a 6000-student capacity.

The School of Science and Technology prepares students with industry relevant skills in the context of STEM and related educational programs. The school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Applied Mathematics and Data analytics. Our master´s in Business analytics and Big Data had our university ranked No. 7 globally for Master's in Business Analytics.  The school boasts a diverse and international faculty of engineers, computer scientists, applied mathematicians, and experts in AI, cybersecurity, NLP and information technologies. The IE Impact Xcelerator offers new faculty the opportunity to participate in applied research labs in collaboration with research groups and companies in fields like healthcare, environmental science, finance and cybersecurity, profiting from the rich network of IE Business School.


  • PhD in computer science/engineering or a related discipline.
  • Excellence in research evidenced primarily by sustained contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals.
  • Independence and leadership in their research field, evidenced via funded research projects in competitive calls. New faculty is expected to submit research proposals to attract research funds.
  • Ability to participate in applied research and knowledge transfer in interdisciplinary teams at the interface between technical and application-oriented domains.
  • Strong interest in teaching courses in computer science, software engineering and related fields.

Application Instructions

Create your dossier at Interfolio and apply at:

Please include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, and two confidential letters of recommendation. You may include teaching evaluations and sample course syllabi in your dossier.  Pre-submission inquiries about the open positions may be addressed to Eduardo Castelló Ferrer ( or Ikhlaq Sidhu (

Job details

Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Computer Science 2024-2025
Paseo de la Castellana, 259 Madrid, Spain
Application deadline
2024-01-30 23:59 (Europe/Madrid)
2024-01-30 23:59 (CET)
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