Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Computer & Cyber Sciences

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Job Summary      

Job ID: 221015 

Position # 21005079

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Augusta University has embarked on an ambitious, multi-year effort to significantly expand its computing, cybersecurity, data science, and information technology activities. Applications are being invited for multiple tenure-track and tenured positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels, with responsibilities to advance education and research in all mainstream areas of computing, including computer science, cybersecurity, data science, information technology and other closely related and emerging fields. Outstanding candidates will be considered for a target appointment date of Spring/Fall 2021: computer science, cybersecurity, information technology, and information systems.  

The School 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 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 the Georgia Cyber Center at Augusta University, a 325,000-square-foot research and education facility which opened in 2018 and is home to the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences.


Minimum Requirements         

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


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(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


How To Apply         

To be considered as an applicant, candidates must apply via the Augusta University job board at The following materials are required and must be submitted via the application portal:

  • Cover letter that includes a brief synopsis of applicant’s primary research areas and the faculty rank in which you would like to be considered.
  • Curriculum vitae including a list of publications
  • Statement describing research accomplishments and future research plans
  • Diversity statement for teaching and student success
  • Description of teaching philosophy and experience
  • Contact information for at least three references
  • Unofficial transcript copies for all degrees (official transcripts will be requested   upon successful completion of an on-campus interview)


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.



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.




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Posted: 10/14/2020
Application Due: 12/13/2020
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