Assistant/Associate Professor Positions, Informatics Department, NJIT

  • Professional
  • Newark, NJ
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expires on: March 8, 2018

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Informatics Department

The Informatics Department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) welcomes applications for three full time Assistant or Associate Professor positions (details at

AR/VR/MR and Serious Gaming: Expertise in AR/VR/MR and immersive technologies in serious gaming preferred. Multimedia, networking, security and other Information Technology researchers will also be considered. Information Technology-related industrial experience is a plus.

Data/Information Science: Expertise in information visualization, data science or information science preferred. Other analytics, social network analysis, information systems, and informatics researchers will also be considered.

Web Informatics: Expertise in web, mobile and IoT technologies, informatics, or app, interface and UX design preferred. Other social networking, systems analysis and design, information systems and informatics researchers will also be considered. Candidates must have a PhD in a computing-related field by Summer 2018, and strong potential for world-class research and attracting grant funding. Candidates with exceptional records will be considered at the associate professor level.

The Informatics Department resides within the Ying Wu College of Computing, which is undergoing significant growth as a priority area for NJIT under a new Dean. Applied research, collaboration with industry, innovation and entrepreneurship are encouraged and supported. Performance and tenure expectations are aligned with those of the broader computing community, with an emphasis on grant funding and publishing in top conferences and journals. The department specializes in data-intensive research, human-centered computing and information technology, and offers Bachelor’s through PhD degrees. We strongly encourage interdisciplinary research across the university and with other partners in the national and international community.

The Ying Wu College of Computing comprises 23% of the NJIT enrollment, educating more than 2,700 students in computing disciplines, and graduating more than 750 computing professionals every year. As such, it is the largest generator of computing talent in the tri-state area.

NJIT is located in Newark, NJ and is just a 30-minute train ride from New York City and its burgeoning Silicon Alley tech sector. Beyond the proximity to NYC, our part of NJ has a high concentration of industry and businesses, with many opportunities for research collaboration and consulting. The region offers a variety of living environments, from lively urban to quiet suburbs to the Jersey shore, with excellent school districts.

To Apply:

For AR/VR/MR + Serious Gaming, please visit:

For Data/Information Science, please visit:

For Web Informatics, please visit:

·       Create your application, and post your cover letter and CV.

·       Append supplemental materials (e.g., research and teaching statements, sample publications) to your CV or email to

·       Have at least 3 letters of reference emailed to

·       Address questions to search committee chair Dr. Michael Bieber (

An EEO employer, NJIT offers a welcoming and supportive community of students and colleagues, and encourages applications from diverse individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.


University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102-1982