The Department of Computer Science at Tennessee Tech University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position. This position continues the University’s multi-year investment in hiring more than 10 faculty for this fast-growing department. The Department is home to the National Women in Cybersecurity Conference (WICYS) and has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). More information on the Department’s DEI efforts are available at: https://www.tntech.edu/engineering/programs/csc/diversity.php.
The University has about 10,000 students and is located in the city of Cookeville in picturesque Middle Tennessee. Centrally located among three of Tennessee’s largest cities and located within minutes of multiple lakes and state parks, Cookeville offers the best of rural and urban living. The Computer Science Department is located in the University’s College of Engineering and will have a significant presence in the college’s new Ashraf Islam Engineering Building, currently under construction. More information about the Department and available positions at https://www.tntech.edu/engineering/programs/csc/index.php
Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
This tenure-track position is open to applicants from all areas of computer science with a preference for expertise in software engineering, software engineering education, programming languages, computer systems, or theoretical computer science. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, engaging in scholarly activities, developing externally funded research programs, directing student research, serving on committees, engaging in professional service, and advising students. Applicant must have an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution in computer science or a closely related field by the start date of employment; an ability and desire to strive for teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels; potential to develop and conduct externally funded research; engagement in scholarly activities as demonstrated by peer-reviewed journal and conference publications; effective communication and interpersonal skills; and an ability to teach using multiple delivery methods, including online.