Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Information Systems (Tenure-Track)

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

ID: 7194772
Posted: November 17, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary of Position
The School of Computer Science, Information, & Engineering Technology at Youngstown State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty assistant professor position to begin in August 2024.

The successful candidate is expected to develop their area of expertise into a thriving field of study at the University and must demonstrate promise to maintain an active research agenda. The candidate will be expected to teach courses related to Computer Science and Information Technology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The candidate will be expected to seek research grants to support their area of expertise and develop a successful curriculum surrounding it.
Position Information
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, conducting research and scholarship in the area of expertise, seeking external funding, effectively communicating and interacting with students, contributing to curricular development and assessment efforts at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establishing interdisciplinary collaboration across the University or other organizations, and performing service to the University.

Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student success. Responds to students in a timely manner. Communicates with students, departments, and university officials via university provided tools and resources.

Ability to contribute to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the University community through teaching.

An Institution of Opportunity: YSU inspires individuals, enhances futures, and enriches lives.

As a student-centered university, Youngstown State University’s mission is to provide innovative lifelong learning opportunities that will inspire individuals, enhance futures and enrich lives. YSU inspires individuals by cultivating a curiosity for life-long learning; enhances the futures of our students by empowering them to discover, disseminate and apply their knowledge; and enriches the region by fostering collaboration and the advancement of civic, scientific, and technological development. YSU’s culture of enrichment flourishes in our diverse, accessible, and quality education.

Work Schedule: Typically, Monday through Friday, including some evenings, and the possibility of some weekend days.

Qualifications and Competencies
Required Certifications, Training, and/or Licensures: None

Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in computer science or a related field or a Doctor of Information Technology by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in computer science, information technology, computing and information sciences, or other closely related field. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer engineering, cybersecurity, and software engineering or other related areas.