Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Job Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Posting Number F2012126

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) in the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences at Clayton State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Starting date is August 2018.
CSIT Department offers the following academic programs and courses:
• Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology
• Bachelor of Information Technology with Concentrations in Database Administration, Networking and Security, and Informatics
• Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Online)
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Concentrations in Big Data, Cybersecurity, and Games Design and Development
• Minors in Computer Science and Information Technology
• Service courses to support core curriculum and programs in Healthcare Management and Business
Clayton State University is located in a beautiful lakeside setting fifteen minutes southeast of downtown Atlanta. The University is home to a diverse student and faculty body, currently offering nine master’s degree programs and 39 baccalaureate degree programs, with an enrollment of 7000 students. The University has been named one of the “Top 100 Workplaces in Atlanta” by the Atlanta Journal Constitution for six consecutive years and in 2017 was named one of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Great Colleges to Work For.


Required qualifications:
• A terminal degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline
• Demonstrated capability for contributions to programs in cybersecurity and/or data analytics
• Demonstrated capability for contributions in research and scholarly activities
• Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States by the time of appointment
Additional, desirable qualifications:
• Coursework as well as academic and/or professional background in Machine Learning, Data Engineering/Science/Analytics, Cloud/Edge/Fog Computing, Software Engineering, and/or Mobile Software Development
• A record of or potential for quality teaching
• Evidence of current involvement in scholarly research

Minimum Education Requirements

Earned doctorate degree in Computer Science or closely related field by the time of appointment (August 1, 2018).

Responsibilities Summary

Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in undergraduate computer science and information technology courses, student mentoring, developing and updating course contents, pursuing scholarly and professional activities, and participating in department, college, university, and community services. In addition, a part of the responsibilities is to contribute to the outreach program, representing the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at various K-12 outreach and recruiting events throughout the year.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 11/27/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a complete application package that includes a cover letter, up-to-date curriculum vitae, statements on teaching philosophy and teaching experiences as well as research visions/agenda/plan/interests, unofficial copies of all transcripts (official transcripts are required prior to completion of the hiring process), and contact information of three references. For full consideration, a complete application package must be submitted through an online portal of the Human Resources Office of the Clayton State University at:
Any questions regarding your applications can be directed to:
Chair of Faculty Search Committee
Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Blvd
Morrow, GA 30260
Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Research Interests
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. References
Optional Documents
  1. Sample of Curriculum & Materials