Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology

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Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology
Location: Clayton State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 219086
Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) in the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences (CIMS) at Clayton State University seeks applicants for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. This position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment that reports to the Chair of the CSIT Department. The preferred starting date for the successful candidate is August 1, 2020, however a start date January 1, 2021 is negotiable. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire.

A unit of the University System of Georgia, Clayton State University is located 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta in a beautiful lakeside setting. Clayton State is nationally recognized as a leader in the use of information technology to transform teaching, learning and other aspects of the collegiate experience. The CSIT Department currently offers baccalaureate degree programs in Information Technology and Computer Science, and the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology. For additional information about the CSIT Department, visit

Special Applicant Instructions

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Underrepresented groups, including women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts showing degrees, and the contact information for three current references, at least one of whom is able to address excellent teaching.


The successful candidate must have a genuine commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses. Successful applicants will be expected to develop dynamic, independent, extramurally funded research in an area of computer science. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate student research in a computing area.
  • Serve as a career mentor for computer science and information technology students.
  • Engage in scholarly activity leading to presentation and publication.
  • Develop undergraduate and graduate courses and participate in program assessment.
  • Participate in collegial service to the department, college, university and community.
Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or a very closely related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to teach a wide range of courses in computer science and information technology.
Preferred Qualifications

The following qualifications/experiences are highly desirable:

  • A strong background in one or more of these areas is especially desirable: machine learning, data analytics, and/or cybersecurity.
  • Successful college teaching experience.
  • Experience with a diverse student population, and a commitment to embracing diversity
  • Experience with and ability to use learning management systems in teaching, including online instruction.
  • Experience with program assessment and ABET accreditation.
About Us

Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.

The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Recourses at (678) 466-4230, or by email at [email protected].

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected].

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2020
Application Due: 12/12/2020
Work Type: Full Time