Faculty Non-Tenure Track-9 Mo

Kent State University

Kent, OH

ID: 7153761
Posted: June 7, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Basic Function:

Kent State University’s Department of Computer Science is seeking a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with a generalized specialization in various areas of computer science including but not limited to computer engineering, game design and programming, robotics, data science, algorithms, artificial intelligence, networking, hardware and software engineering, and programming languages.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:

Minimum Qualifications:

Expected qualifications include a PhD in computer science, computer engineering, cybersecurity, or a related field. Candidates without a PhD who have strong relevant industrial experience are also welcome to apply. Experience in related teaching, and industrial exposure, or professional training, will be highly valued. There will also be an opportunity to engage in collaborative research and research advising.

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Special Instructions Summary:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Additional Information:

Salary and compensation are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and experience.

The department runs one of the oldest and strongest programs in cybersecurity in the State of Ohio and is compliant with NSA/ACM and other national curriculum recommendations.

Our department offers the B.S., B.A., M.S., M.A., and PhD degrees along with an M.S. in data science and an M.S. in artificial intelligence. The department has seventeen fulltime faculty and currently enrolls over 500 undergraduate students and over 200 graduate students.

Kent State University is in Northeast Ohio and has a student population of approximately 28,000. The beautiful park-like campus is within walking distance from downtown Kent. The city has recently undergone a major renovation and has a vibrant town center with many new restaurants and shops. Kent State is considered one of the best institutions to work for in the nation. It also has a strong commitment to diversity participation. More information about the department can be found at http://www.cs.kent.edu.

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.

Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.