Assistant Professor

Oklahoma State University
Department of Computer Science

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions

The Oklahoma State University (OSU) Computer Science Department is seeking applications for three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions from candidates with research experience in all areas of Computer Science to begin on August 1, 2019. Priority will be given to applicants with research emphasis in Big Data, Cyber Systems (Cyber Physical Systems/Cyber Security) and related areas. An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely-related field from an accredited institution is required at the time of appointment. The position is for the main OSU campus in Stillwater; however, duties may be assigned in either the OSU-Stillwater campus, the OSU satellite campus in Tulsa, or both.

The OSU Computer Science Department ( is strongly committed to excellence in research, teaching, and outreach.  The Department offers the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and has a Graduate Certificate Program in Big Data Analytics.  The Department also offers courses to students at remote sites using interactive video and the Internet.  There are currently about 276 undergraduate students and about 80 graduate students enrolled in the Department.

Candidates will be evaluated on their demonstrated research record, potential to secure external funding, and continued excellence in research publications. Faculty are expected to pursue research collaborations with other faculty, industry, and research institutions.

One of these positions will be responsible for leading the department’s efforts in developing and teaching courses for the new online Computer Science BS degree program.

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For full consideration, applications should be received by February 1, 2019; however, applications will be considered until the position has been filled. The filing of these position is contingent upon the availability of funding.

A successful faculty candidate should be willing to teach from a multicultural perspective and should demonstrate a commitment to mentoring underrepresented students.  Recent departmental diversity statistics for underrepresented undergraduate students are 15% female, 6% African American, 4% Native American, and 4% Hispanic.

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