Assistant Professors in Computer Science of Data Science or Cybersecurity (Tenure Track, F0239A1 & F0723A1)

Old Dominion University
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University is seeking full-time tenure track faculty members with expertise in the areas of cybersecurity, AI, machine learning, and related areas. We are especially interested in those who are interdisciplinary, applying their expertise to several other domains. The appointments will be at the Assistant Professor rank with an anticipated start date of July 2024.

Current research areas span a wide range, with established strengths in high performance scientific computing, data science, bioinformatics, parallel mesh generation, real-time medical image computing, web science, mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and large-scale video analytics. Excellent collaborative research opportunities are available at ODU’s School of Cybersecurity, School of Data Science, and at nearby NASA Langley Research Center, DoE’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, National Institute of Aerospace, Eastern Virginia Medical School and Sentara Hospital with state-of-the-art operating room suite for image guided surgery, and the Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center.

ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.       A Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science or related discipline by the time of appointment.

2.       The potential for success in teaching, research, and obtaining external research grants.

3.       Ability to obtain external research funding.

4.       Expertise in the areas of data science or cybersecurity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special consideration will be given to candidates demonstrating a potential for collaboration with the current Computer Science faculty or for inter-disciplinary collaboration with other researchers at ODU.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should visit to submit:

1.       A letter of application;

2.       A curriculum vitae;

3.       A statement of research activities and future research plans;

4.       A statement of teaching philosophy;

5.       Unofficial graduate transcripts; and

6.       Contact information for four references.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact Search Committee Chair Dr. Desh Ranjan. The review of applications will begin December 1, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled.