Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor or Teaching Professor

Mississippi State University
Computer Science and Engineering



The Department of Computer Science and Engineering ( is seeking one or more new non-tenure, teaching track faculty members at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or Teaching Professor. For candidates at the Assistant and Associate Teaching Professor levels, evidence of strong potential for excellence teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level is required. For candidates at the Teaching Professor level, evidence of demonstrated excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels is expected. Exceptional candidates in all areas will be considered, and we especially welcome applicants with excellence in teaching in Cyber Security, Wireless Networks, Cloud Security, Industrial Control Systems Security, Accreditation, Authorizations and Risk Assessment processes.

Mississippi State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution with over 22,000 students and 1,300 faculty members. The university is designated as both an R1-Very High Research Activity Doctoral University under the Carnegie Classification, and also a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, Cyber Defense Research and Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers a B.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity and Computer Engineering. It also offers an M.S. in Computer Science and Cyber Security and Operations, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. In the last fiscal year, the department’s research expenditures totaled over 7 million dollars.

Candidates for this position are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field (ABDs may be considered). Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Preferred qualifications include teaching and research experience, a substantial record of peer-review publications, and demonstrated ability to secure external funding. However, all applicants with exceptional academic credentials are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must apply at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three professional references, and a statement (limited to three pages) that describes research and educational interests.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Mississippi State University is an equal opportunity employer.