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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science

Employer
Hofstra University
Location
Hempstead, New York

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The Department of Computer Science, at Hofstra University, invites applications for four tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level to begin in Fall 2023. Strong candidates in all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are expected to be capable of teaching a range of courses. Preference will be given to candidates in the areas of Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Architecture, Parallel Processing, Robotics, or Embedded Systems. Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field by September 1, 2023.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The programs in the Computer Science Department are experiencing rapid growth, and the successful applicants will contribute to the further development of a top-tier undergraduate educational institution. The department offers BA, BS, and MS degrees in Computer Science, a BS in Computer Engineering, MS in Data Science, and BS and MS degrees in Cybersecurity. The BS programs in Computer Engineering and Computer Science are accredited by ABET. Current faculty research interests include biometrics, cloud computing, cybersecurity and privacy, computer vision, cognitive neuroscience, computability, data mining, software engineering, and programming languages. The department has newly updated facilities with 6 labs, including a "Big Data" lab with 20 servers, a 64 CPU machine, and IPB storage. In June 2023, the Department of Computer Science will be relocating to a new $75M Science and Innovation Center currently nearing completion.  The state-of-the-art building will house the most powerful computational capability, a wide variety of cloud services on campus, and include a GPU Cluster. This exciting new Data Center will provide very significant capabilities for both teaching and research in the fields of AI and machine learning and many other computationally intensive areas. Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body.  We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field by September 1, 2023.
  • Faculty members are expected to be capable of teaching a range of courses. Preference will be given to candidates in the areas of Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Architecture, Parallel Processing, Robotics, or Embedded Systems
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

For consideration, interested applicants should submit the following along with the application at https://hofstra.peopleadmin.com/postings/286

  • Cover letter indicating why Hofstra is a good fit
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  • Statement of current research interests and anticipated future research projects
  • Two sample publications

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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