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2017-11-092017-12-09

Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, Tennessee 38505
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Tennessee Technological University

Department of Computer Science

Assistant Professor (1-2 Positions)

 

Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2018. Anticipated Vacancies.

The Computer Science department at Tennessee Tech University (TTU) is accepting applications for multiple positions at the Assistant Professor level. The selected candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science, engage in scholarly activities, develop externally funded research programs in Information Assurance and Security, direct the research of graduate students at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels, serve on committees at the departmental, college and university levels, engage in professional and public service, and advise students on academic curricula, professionalism, and career opportunities. The faculty is expected to be involved in some activities of Tennessee Tech’s Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center, which is a NSA/DHS accredited Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education to offer the first (and largest) federal CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program in Tennessee.

Essential Functions:

The selected candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science, engage in scholarly activities, develop externally funded research programs in Information Assurance and Security, direct the research of graduate students at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels, serve on committees at the departmental, college and university levels, engage in professional and public service, and advise students on academic curricula, professionalism, and career opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution in computer science or a closely related field, by the start date of employment; ability for teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels; potential to develop and conduct externally funded Information Assurance and Security research; engagement in scholarly activities as demonstrated by peer-reviewed journal and conference publications; and effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in computer science; relevant teaching experience; experience in research and proposal writing; experience or affiliation with NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence; industrial experience; experience with student security clubs, outreach activities, and security offense/defense competitions.

Screening date (open until filled): December 18, 2017

Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to equity@tntech.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants will be required to apply online at https://jobs.tntech.edu and electronically upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research plan, copy of transcript of highest degree earned (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), and email contact information for three professional references who will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter if selected for an interview. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all materials are received. Applications without all required documents are incomplete and will not be considered.

Categories

  • Content Management and Security
  • Education and Research

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Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, Tennessee 38505

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