Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Information Technology (tenure track line)

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Information Technology (tenure track line)
Location: Clayton State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221358
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.

Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at Clayton State University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2021.


In addition to supervising undergraduate and graduate research, the successful candidate must have a genuine commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in computer science to a diverse student body. He/she will be expected to support the department, university, and community through service such as committees, special projects, and accreditation efforts. The successful candidate must engage in scholarly activities, and will be expected to develop a dynamic, independent, and externally funded research program in an area of computer science. Candidates with a strong background in one or more of the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Machine learning, software engineering, and industry credentials or certification are especially desirable.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application includes a cover letter that addresses the position requirements and applicant interest in this position, a detailed CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of leadership philosophy, unofficial transcripts of all graduate coursework and full contact information for five current professional references.

Additional supporting materials may be requested at the discretion of the search committee.

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.

Special Applicant Instructions

The successful candidate must be eligible for employment in the United States at the time of appointment. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts. Only complete applications submitted online will be considered. Review of applications will begin on Jan 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 10/15/2020
Application Due: 9/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time