Assistant Professor, Computer Science

  • Professional
  • DeKalb, IL
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: December 22, 2017

Northern Illinois University
Computer Science Department


The Computer Science Department at Northern Illinois University invites applicants to tenure-track appointments at the rank of (Assistant) Professor to start in August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, grantsmanship, and service.

Candidates must have or expect to complete a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computer science or related field by August 16, 2018. Candidates from all research areas are welcome, but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in High-Performance Computing and Software Engineering.

Candidates must have expertise or evident potential for quality teaching in computer science at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Further, candidates must show evidence of, or potential for, publishing in premiere peer-reviewed journals, developing an independent line of research, and securing external funding. Finally, candidates must have effective interpersonal communication skills and a commitment to teamwork and collegiality.

Northern Illinois University values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse cultural backgrounds, and who possess a commitment to improving their access to higher education and achievement. Northern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. A pre-employment criminal background investigation is required.

Qualified individuals must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of research vision, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least three references. All materials must be submitted at by January 31, 2018.