Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Academic Home Department:Computer SciencePosting Job Title:Assistant Professor of Computer ScienceRecruitment Type:Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank:Assistant ProfessorArea of Specialty-Discipline:Computer ScienceAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:08/01/2019 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Candidate’s research interest and expertise have to be in computer science. Preference will be given to candidates working on one or more of the following fields: Data Science and Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Security, Robotics, Internet-of-Things, Computer Graphics and Visualization, Cloud Computing, and strong candidates in other related research fields will also be considered. All candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching, and have demonstrated potential in research.

Successful candidate will be expected to teach Computer Science at graduate and undergraduate levels, to supervise graduate and undergraduate students conducting research, to establish an externally funded research program, and be involved in service activities.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field, or the foreign equivalent is required. Degree must be earned by August 2019 start date.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:03/15/2019Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Yong Shi, Search Committee Chair
Department of Computer Science
[email protected]

Additional Information for ApplicantsApplication Instructions Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number:000750USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:42094Departmental/College Overview:

The Computer Science Department offers:
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. This program is fully accredited by ABET (the Accreditation Board for Engineers & Technology). The program provides a blend of the foundations of CS and applications in the computing industry.
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Computer Science. This innovative and interdisciplinary Computer Science program opens doors to a variety of computing careers.
Master of Science in Computer Science. This program offers students a true graduate-school experience in the exciting discipline of Computer Science, with high expectations and intensive learning.
Ph.D in Analytics and Data Science. This program is developed to meet the market demand for Data Scientists. This program will foster individuals to translate large, structured and unstructured, complex datasets into information to improve decision making.
Graduate Certificate in Computer Science Foundations. This certification develops a breadth of knowledge across the computer science discipline, necessary to sustain graduate study in Computer Science.
Certification in High Performance Cluster Computing. The certification is offered at both undergraduate and graduate levels, which serve students interested in developing expertise and credentials in the exciting areas of High Performance Computing Cluster (HPCC System), and Big Data Analytics using LexisNexis Risk Solution Inc. technologies.
Certification in Robotics Programming. Departments of Computer Science and Mechatronics offer the certificate to students who are interested in the area of programming robots and autonomous cars. The certificate is designed to provide additional training to supplement degree programs in other related areas.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  7. Teaching Portfolio
  8. Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
  9. Sample Publications - Scholarship 2
  10. Sample Publications - Scholarship 3
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    Posted: 6/15/2019
    Application Due: 9/27/2019
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