Computer Science- Assistant Professor-Tenure Track

Hoboken, NJ
Mar 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description


"The Department of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for four tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2017. However, outstanding applicants at all ranks will be considered.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field by the time of appointment, a record of excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and at least three references. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and lead a vigorous, externally-funded research program and teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Junior faculty are supported with highly competitive startup packages.

The Department of Computer Science values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies. We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

We are particularly interested in applicants whose research focuses on system aspects in areas of Computer Science that include but are not limited to:

Machine learning and AI,
Formal software verification,
Security for systems including operating systems, networking and data management,
Pervasive computing and HCI.

We are also interested in applicants whose research complements existing strengths in the department, to support collaborative research efforts in topics such as data science, mobile health, computer vision, programming languages and cybersecurity. However, exceptional candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered.

Although applications will be considered until the positions are filled, for full consideration candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their complete applications by March 10, 2017.

The department is in a phase of significant and sustained growth with plans for hiring multiple tenure-track faculty members. Successful candidates will join a vibrant research environment, with 20 full-time faculty members, 7 of whom joined the department in 2016. Faculty research is supported by NSF, NIH, NSA, ONR, DARPA, and other federal and private funding sources. The Department of Computer Science will be the prime occupant of the institute's new $45 million dollar state-of-the-art Gateway building, which will add 90,000 sq ft of academic and classroom space when completed in the fall of 2019.

Stevens is a small private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey. The institute's size and institution-wide initiatives (including the Center for Healthcare Innovation, Data Science consortium, and CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program) make Stevens ideal for candidates interested in interdisciplinary collaborations. The institute's strengths in biomedical and materials engineering, and partnership with Hackensack University Medical Center provide unique opportunities for biomedical impact. Stevens is also a designated NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyberdefense Education and a designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research. The School of Business at Stevens is home to the Hanlon Financial Systems Center that enables research on high frequency trading and business intelligence & analytics.

The campus is on the Hudson River across from Manhattan, offering excellent opportunities for collaborations with nearby universities and industrial research laboratories. Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.""


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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.