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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Middle Tennessee State University


University/Organization: Middle Tennessee State University
Department: Department of Computer Science
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor
The Department of Computer Science at MTSU

( invites applications for three assistant/associate professor tenure-track positions beginning August 1, 2018. Applications for position 1 – Computer Science (Computational Sciences Ph.D.), Tenure-Track Faculty – can be submitted at . Applications for both positions 2 and 3 – Computer Science, Tenure-Track Faculty – can be submitted at Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for both postings.

Applicants for all positions must hold a doctorate degree in computer science or related field by August 1, 2018. All positions require a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. The successful applicant must be willing to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and engage students (including undergraduates) in research.

For position 1 – Computer Science (Computational Sciences Ph.D.), Tenure-Track Faculty – The successful applicant would have interdisciplinary research interests that fit within the Computational Science PhD program at MTSU. Applicants are invited from all areas of computer science, but we are particularly interested in applicants whose work is tied to solving scientific problems using high performance computing and data mining.

For position 2 – Computer Science, Tenure-Track Faculty – Applicants are invited from all areas of computer science, but we are particularly interested in applicants with a background in high-performance computing, cyber security, networking, mobile computing, or data science.

The Department offers both BS and MS degrees and has close ties with the Computational Sciences PhD Program. The BS with concentration in Professional Computer Science program is ABET accredited. There are over 500 undergraduate and graduate majors.

MTSU is a Carnegie classified Doctoral/Research University (DRU) with over 23,000 students, and is located 35 miles south of Nashville in Murfreesboro, TN.

Apply at Include cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and research statement. If selected for an on-campus interview, letters of recommendation will be solicited automatically providing a link for response. Official transcripts (not issued to student) of all degrees are required prior to the interview. Inquiries to Dr. Chrisila Pettey (, Dept. of Computer Science, MTSU Box 48, 1301 E. Main St., Murfreesboro, TN 37132. Application review begins November 6, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Call 615-898-5128 for application process questions. EO/AA Employer.

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