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Assistant Professor of Computer Science/Engineering/Cybersecurity

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Working Title:

Assistant Professor of Computer Science/Engineering/Cybersecurity

Appointment Type:

Full Time

Purpose of Position:

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been updated to reflect a new application deadline. Previous applicants remain under consideration and do not need to reapply. All candidates who apply on or before April 3 will receive full consideration.

The Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Cybersecurity, effective August 2022. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research with undergraduate and Master’s level graduate students. The University seeks a teacher-scholar who will engage a diverse group of students in creative intellectual challenges and pursue a robust research program in their field. The nominal teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3. Applicants from all areas of specialization are considered.
A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, or a closely-related discipline is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a focus on high performance computing, data science, computational simulation and visualization, or machine learning are especially encouraged to apply. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank. ABD candidates who will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment or candidates with a Master’s Degree in any of the above mentioned fields may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor.

Departmental Information:

The Department of Physics, Computer Science & Engineering at Christopher Newport University employs 34 full-time faculty and staff who collaborate closely across the disciplines. Together we offer six undergraduate majors and a Master’s program with a total of about 500 students. The Department has a variety of laboratories in support of both teaching and research in cybersecurity, high-speed data acquisition, complex data analysis and simulation, communications, networking, robotics, and software engineering. Furthermore, our faculty have close relationships with technology companies and nearby federal labs such as the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) and NASA Langley Research Center. CNU is also a member institution of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Candidates wishing to know more about the department and its programs are invited to visit http://cnu.edu/academics/departments/pcse/.

Faculty Information:

Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 387 Best Colleges: 2022 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 5,000 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Our Fall 2021 incoming class presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1213, respectively. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as 3rd among public regional universities in the South and 6th overall, and has recently completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus.

Christopher Newport is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. The University is among the highest ranked in the nation for its quality of life and innovative spirit. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the CNU workplace. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.

Posting Number:

F165P

Application Deadline:

04/03/2022

Application Instructions :

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been updated to reflect a new application deadline. Previous applicants remain under consideration and do not need to reapply. All candidates who apply on or before April 3 will receive full consideration.

To apply, candidates must visit https://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/ to upload a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, a one-page statement articulating how your teaching, scholarship and service would contribute toward fostering an inclusive learning environment on campus, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. (Letters should be uploaded with application materials or emailed to [email protected]). Letters of reference will be the only documents accepted via email.
Review of applications will begin on April 3, 2022.Applications received after April 3, 2022 will be considered only if needed.
Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/13007

EEO Statement :

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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