Assistant Professor (Computer Science)

Job description

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Full Time
Job_Number: 01817
Closing: Continuous
Location: Main Campus
Division: ACA

General Summary

Eastern Michigan University's Department of Computer Science seeks applicants for tenure-track assistant professor positions to begin Fall 2019.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.

Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.

Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.

Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.

Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.

Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.

Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.

Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.

Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.

Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.

Perform related Departmental duties as required.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.


Candidates should have completed a PhD in Computer Science or a related field by the time of their appointment. A strong aptitude and desire for teaching and plan to conduct scholarly research is preferred.

The successful applicant must have the ability to teach a variety of Computer Science courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in software engineering, embedded systems, cyber security, mobile applications, computer game design, and data science, but all areas will be considered.

Supplemental Information

Application materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, if any), a brief description of your plans for research, a brief statement of your teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references familiar with your qualifications.

Applications will be evaluated starting December 15, 2018.

If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.


EMU is located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Its close proximity to Detroit, Ann Arbor and Lansing provides rich cultural, social and recreational opportunities. EMU was founded in 1849 and is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 23,000 students. EMU is an equal opportunity employer, and is recognized regularly by U.S. News and World Report for its diverse campus environment.

Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.

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Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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