Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Information Technology (tenure track line)

Clayton State University

Morrow, GA

ID: 7071027
Posted: October 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at Clayton State University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2021.

Special Applicant Instructions
The successful candidate must be eligible for employment in the United States at the time of appointment. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts. Only complete applications submitted online will be considered. Review of applications will begin on Jan 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

In addition to supervising undergraduate and graduate research, the successful candidate must have a genuine commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in computer science to a diverse student body. He/she will be expected to support the department, university, and community through service such as committees, special projects, and accreditation efforts. The successful candidate must engage in scholarly activities, and will be expected to develop a dynamic, independent, and externally funded research program in an area of computer science. Candidates with a strong background in one or more of the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Machine learning, software engineering, and industry credentials or certification are especially desirable.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Required Documents to Attach
A complete application includes a cover letter that addresses the position requirements and applicant interest in this position, a detailed CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of leadership philosophy, unofficial transcripts of all graduate coursework and full contact information for five current professional references.

Additional supporting materials may be requested at the discretion of the search committee.

About Us
Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.

The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Recourses at (678) 466-4230, or by email at

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Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.


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