Assistant Professor in Computer Science

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Job Information  

Job ID: 15244

Position # 00014553

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 SC. 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.

Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) is one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 17 national laboratories and is a world leader in science and technology. SRNL offers a unique combination of capabilities, infrastructure, and expertise that are not available anywhere else in the United States. As the designated laboratory for Environmental Management, SRNL has been called upon to provide intellectual leadership and innovative solutions to address complex challenges in environmental stewardship, national security and secure energy manufacturing. 

Augusta University and Savannah River National Laboratory jointly established this faculty position to strengthen their relationship and individual capabilities through the use of this collaborative faculty position.

Review of applications and candidate interviews will begin November 1 and continue until the position 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. Candidates must have an established record of leadership excellence.  Outstanding candidates in cybersecurity and related areas of computer science will be considered with a target appointment date of Fall 2019.

How To Apply  

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

Please upload your Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications, Research Statement describing research accomplishments and future research plans, Description of teaching philosophy and experience, and the names of at least 3 Professional References, as one document.

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: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 1/6/2019
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