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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Employer
Kennesaw State University
Location
Kennesaw, GA
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Science, Computer Science and IT, Computer Science
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*Assistant Professor of Computer Science*

*Job ID:* 220728

*Location:* Kennesaw, Georgia

*Full/Part Time:* Full Time

*Regular/Temporary:* Regular

*About Us*
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

*Location*
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

*Department Information*
The Department of Computer Science (CS) cultivates success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. Our faculty take pride in our teaching and research excellence. Our emphasis is in providing academic quality, relevance, and excellence through our teaching, learning, scholarship, and creative activities with student-centered faculty. CS offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,500 students. We also offer a Master of Science in Computer Science as well as graduate certificates that have over 200 students enrolled. CS contributes to a Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science which is an interdisciplinary degree between Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics Departments. The department has 21 tenured/tenure track faculty, 3 lecturers, 6 limited term faculty (2-year appointments), and 5-8 part-time faculty per term. The department is very collegial, and we welcome all qualified applications for the positions.

*Job Summary*
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for multiple nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Computer Science faculty positions in the Department of Computer Science beginning August 2021.

*Responsibilities*
The department seeks candidates who strive for excellence in teaching and professional and scholarly achievements in the area of expertise. The successful candidate is expected to teach a broad range of courses in computer science at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as develop new courses in areas of expertise. They are also expected to plan and conduct research and develop an extramurally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Service to the department is required. We are especially interested in candidates with research and/or teaching background in, but not limited to, cyber and network security, data science and analytics, information retrieval, natural language processing, and graph algorithms. Strong candidates in other related research fields will also be considered. Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

*Required Qualifications*
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in computer science, a related field, or its foreign equivalent. ABD will be considered; however, terminal degree must be earned by August 1, 2021 as a condition of employment.

*Required Documents to Attach*
Applicants must provide:

a curriculum vitae; a cover letter addressing how the applicant will contribute to the research portfolio; unofficial transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of research interests; contact information for three professional references.
Please upload your unofficial transcripts with your application. Official transcripts are due upon hire.

*Apply Before Date*
Evaluation of candidates will begin on December 4, 2020, with a start date of August 2021. We will accept applications until the position is filled.

*Contact Information*
For questions about this faculty position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. C.C. Hung, at [chung1@kennesaw.edu](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2416457&targetURL=mailto:chung1@kennesaw.edu).

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2416457&targetURL=mailto:facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu). For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [sscsupport@ssc.usg.edu](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2416457&targetURL=mailto:sscsupport@ssc.usg.edu).

*Equal Employment Opportunity*
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

*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=43000&JobOpeningId=220728&PostingSeq=1](https://apptrkr.com/2416457)*

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