Assistant Professor - Computer Science
Please see Special Instructions for more details.Applications for the position should be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/4662. Application materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin October 10, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
|Position Title||Assistant Professor - Computer Science|
|Location||Main Campus (Houghton, MI)|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||9 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Department Chair|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
Applications are invited for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Spring 2017 or Fall 2017. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field and to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research. We seek applicants with research interests in cyber-security or big data; exceptional candidates in other areas may apply.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
1. Establish a robust research program, as evidenced by a strong publication record and external funding.
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field.
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
A record of research and scholarship in computer science.
The ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and the general public.
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
Experience teaching courses in computer science; post-doctoral research experience and training; successful development of competitive externally-funded grants.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
Ability to teach effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Demonstrated ability to conduct original research.
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities||
Research focused on: cybersecurity or big data
Ability to conduct collaborative research across disciplines
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands||
The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting.
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment||
Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:**
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Number||16243 & 16244|
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date||09/01/2016|
|External Posting Date||09/01/2016|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)||
Applications for the position should be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/4662.
The review of applications will begin October 10, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Department has two undergraduate degree programs (Computer Science and Software Engineering) and graduate programs in Cybersecurity (M.S.) and Computer Science (an M.S. and Ph.D.). Faculty research interests include architecture, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, cybersecurity, data science, distributed systems, embedded and multimedia systems, graphics & visualization, human computer interaction, machine learning, software engineering, virtual environments, and wireless networks. In addition, the Department is a member of the university’s Alliance for Computing, Information & Automation and participates in several interdisciplinary initiatives, including the M.S. in Data Science graduate degree program.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research Statement
- Teaching Statement