Associate Professor in Computer Science

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Job Information  

Job ID: 15144

Position # 00015149

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Augusta University was founded in 2017 with the mission to provide high-engagement, state-of-the-art education, and research across its Computer Science, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity disciplines, and with the vision of becoming a national leader in Cybersecurity. The School is embarking on a path of unprecedented growth to become a comprehensive research and education college, with substantial increases in faculty, and graduate and undergraduate enrollment.

Augusta, Georgia, is becoming a primary hub for cybersecurity in the United States, and the area is poised for explosive development. It is located at the center of a number of academic, governmental and corporate partnerships critical to the nation’s cyber security, including the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, the National Security Agency Georgia, the future home of the United States Army Cyber Command, and the nearby Savannah River National Laboratory in South Carolina. The State of Georgia invested $100M in Georgia Cyber Center at Augusta University, a 167,000-square-foot research and education facility which opened on July 10, 2018 and is home to the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. The second, 165,000-square building of the Center is under construction to be completed in December of 2018.

Augusta University has embarked on an ambitious, multi-year effort to significantly expand its computing, cybersecurity, and data science activities.  Applications are being invited for tenure-track and tenured position at the Associate Professor level, with responsibilities to advance education and research in all mainstream areas of computer science and possibly drawing from closely related or emerging fields.

Information about the school and a description of open positions are available on the school website at

Outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered with a target appointment date of Fall 2019. Review of applications and candidate interviews will begin December 1 and continue until the positions are filled.

Minimum Requirements  

Applicants must hold a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline at the time of appointment, have demonstrated excellence in research, and a strong commitment to teaching.

How To Apply  

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at

The following materials are required, and are to be uploaded as one document:

·         Cover letter

·         Curriculum vitae including a list of publications

·         Statement describing research accomplishments and future research plans

·         Description of teaching philosophy and experience

·         Names of at least three references

Conditions of Employment  

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


Other Information  

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."   Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity  

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.




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Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 12/10/2018
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