Assistant Professor

  • Professional
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expires on: August 27, 2024

New Mexico State University
Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at New Mexico State University invites applications for a tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, with appointment starting in Spring or Fall 2025 semester. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. by the time of their appointment and have a strong commitment to both research and teaching. We are seeking strong candidates with research expertise in

• Artificial Intelligence that can effectively complement the research foci of the department, especially in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning and Multi-Agent Systems. Direct link:

• Cybersecurity that can effectively complement the research foci of the department, especially in Cybersecurity and Artificial intelligence. Direct link:

Exceptional candidates with strong background in other areas of Computer Science will also be considered. Applications from women, members of traditionally under-represented groups, and other individuals interested in contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community are strongly encouraged. Salary and start-up package will be competitive.

The CS department has BS/MS/PhD degree programs in CS and a BS program in Cybersecurity. The department has close to 500 undergraduate students, over 100 graduate students, and 15 faculty, and has a vibrant research environment with research strengths in the areas of artificial intelligence, data science, cybersecurity, and human-computer interaction. The department is home to two NSF funded research centers in smart grid. The chosen candidates will join a research active faculty funded by diverse federal agencies (NSF, DoD, DoE, NASA, Dept. of Education, and national labs). The faculty in the department are recent recipients of the prestigious NSF NRT, RINGS, CRI/ERI, IIS, and CAREER awards. The research expenditure of the department is in the top 30 in the nation among CS departments not part of a college of engineering (American Society for Engineering Education). The department is ranked in in several areas.

A completed application will include a letter of interest, a statement of teaching and research philosophy, a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and three professional references.

New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.