Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science


Michigan Technological Univeristy
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Computing at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Applicants with the required education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments commensurate with a higher rank will also be considered for an appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. We are open to all research areas in computer science including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/machine learning, systems, and software engineering. Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for their research, an enthusiasm for undergraduate and graduate education, and a strong commitment to cultivating diverse and inclusive environments. The anticipated start date is August 2023.

Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Our university is nationally ranked among the best universities for job placement, return on investment, and safety. Michigan Tech recognizes the importance of supporting faculty members’ partners; candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be invited to bring a guest. Additional details on our Partner Engagement Program can be found at https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/

Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has received three National Science Foundation grants to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (see https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/ for more information on Michigan Tech’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our strategic planning framework).

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related discipline. Michigan Tech places a strong emphasis on balancing cutting-edge research with effective teaching. Candidates for these positions are expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in independent research, excellence in teaching, the ability to contribute service to their department and profession, and a demonstrated commitment to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications.

For full consideration, complete application packages should be received by December 5, 2022.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted online at http://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/493042.  For more information, please visit https://www.mtu.edu/cs/department/employment/ or contact the search committee chair, Dr. Dukka KC, dbkc@mtu.edu.

To apply, please provide:

●        cover letter summarizing your expertise and preferred rank

●        curriculum vitae

●        research statement at most 4 pages

●        teaching philosophy statement at most 2 pages

●        diversity, equity, and inclusion statement at most 1 page

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.