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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

San Jose State University
San Jose, California
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The Department of Computer Science at San Jose State University invites applications for four tenure-track positions.

Specialization: Computer Science
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24229
Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

The department’s faculty members are expected to teach, supervise, and advise students in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, and to establish a successful research program related to his/her field of interest. Additionally, faculty members will participate in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments. Candidates must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advising.

Salary Range:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 17, 2018.
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:
All materials are due by Friday, December 15, 2017. For full consideration upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, description of research plans, and at least three letters of reference with contact information at apply.interfolio.com/44419

Applicant materials should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.



  • Applicants must have earned their Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field and have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship.
  • Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with teaching, research, and/or industry experience in the following areas: Data Structures and Algorithms, Data Science, Databases, Computer Graphics, Human Computer Interaction, Cybersecurity, and Computer Science Education.
  • Special attention will be given to candidates with teaching and research experience in interdisciplinary fields. 


San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available.  You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)


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