Assistant Professor, Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Houghton, MI
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: January 15, 2024

Michigan Technological University
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. Two positions are available. We encourage applicants in all research areas of computer science, especially those with expertise in systems, software engineering, data science and cybersecurity. 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 2024.

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

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 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 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 commitment to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on November 27, 2023, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and brief research and teaching statements, identify one or two top publications to which they have made significant contributions, and arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted. Applicants for a senior position may include the names of at least three references in lieu of letters.

Applications must be submitted online at For more information, please visit or contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jean Mayo,

We strongly encourage applicants to address the required and desired qualifications in their cover letter along with an explanation of how they will contribute to the Vision and Mission of Michigan Tech.

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.