Assistant / Associate Professor of Computer Science
Columbus State University
The Computer Science School at CSU offers a B.S. degree in Computer Science (with concentrations in Cybersecurity, Software Systems, Web Development, Enterprise Computing, Computer Science Teacher Education, and Games Programming), a B.S. in Information Technology (on-campus and online) and a B.S. in Cybersecurity degree. It also offers an M.S. degree in Applied Computer Science (on-campus and online with concentrations in Software Development, AI & Machine Learning and Cybersecurity) and an M.S. in Cybersecurity Management (online).
The undergraduate programs support over 500 undergraduate majors and the two M.S. programs currently have approximately 90 graduate students. Columbus State University is endorsed by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Our M.S. in Applied Computer Science has been ranked the No. 1 online master's in computer science by Go Grad. All 17 faculty members and the School of Computer Science staff are located in the modern Synovus Center for Commerce and Technology, which is shared with the rest of the Turner College of Business, the TSYS Center for Cybersecurity and the University Information Technology Services. For more information about the School, visit our web site at http://CS.ColumbusState.edu
Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence - the Spencer House - in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia - the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus, and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu. Job Summary
The TSYS School of Computer Science at Columbus State University invites applications for a tenure-track, faculty position in Computer Science. The start date for this position is January 3, 2022. Applicants with a background and/or interest in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Cloud Computing and Enterprise Computing (web and/or mainframe) are preferred. Applicants with specializations in other areas of computer science are also encouraged to apply. Responsibilities
Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses; conducting research including student mentoring, student advising, developing and coordinating grant proposals; participating in university and community services; and contributing to the research program of the School of Computer Science. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in practices that support the Universities focus on student engagement and active learning. Required Qualifications
Candidates are required to have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field by the time of appointment (January 3, 2022). The successful candidate will be expected to engage in practices that support the University's focus on student engagement and active learning. Required Documents to Attach
Letter of Application
Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement on Research
Contact information of three references with emails and current telephone numbers (will not be contacted without prior notification)
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Shamim Khan, TSYS School of Computer Science, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; or via email to [email protected]
. Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment is required. Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Special Applicant Instructions
Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.
All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=228197&PostingSeq=1
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