Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/ Professor

May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with a commitment to both teaching and research in all areas of computer science with strength in the areas of security, high-assurance software, cyber-physical systems and data science.

Job Description:

The department of Computer Science at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Outstanding candidates will be considered for open endowed positions. The start dates are flexible, beginning as early as Fall 2017 or as late as Spring 2018. While the department is accepting applications in all areas of computer science, applicants with expertise in or intersecting our strength areas (security, high-assurance software, cyber-physical systems and data science) are preferred. Women and members of under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will demonstrate commitment to both teaching and research. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate degree in computer science or related disciplines is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants with expertise in or intersecting our strength areas (security, high-assurance software, cyber-physical systems and data science) are preferred.

Physical Activities and Environmental Conditions :

Kansas State University is committed to the growth and excellence of the department of Computer Sciences. The department offers a stimulating environment for research and teaching, and has several ongoing collaborative projects involving researchers in different areas of computer science as well as physics, psychology, anthropology, and other engineering and science departments. The department offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees, has a faculty of 20, and over 90 graduate and 500 undergraduate students. The department recently moved into a new state-of-the-art facility in the College of Engineering complex ( that offers modern facilities supporting research, teaching, high-performance networking, and supercomputing. The department has classrooms dedicated to multimedia and collaborative study, and several laboratories for cyber-security, high-assurance systems, software analysis, embedded systems, adaptive systems, computational engineering and science, and data mining. The College of Engineering is undergoing rapid expansion and will be hiring 35 additional faculty over the next five years. Kansas State is also home to the Biosecurity Research Institute and is the site of the new National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility. Details of the Computer Science Department can be found at

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit a single file pdf application along with letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement, copies of or links to representative publications, and contact information for at least three references.

Screening of Applications Begin:

Review of applications begin immediately.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Follow the link to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Kansas State University actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to The Principles of Community which can be found at

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. Kansas State University complies with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.