Assistant Professor Computer Science – Tenure Track


  • Professional
  • Memphis, TN
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: January 31, 2023

University of Memphis
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Memphis is seeking candidates for Assistant Professor position(s) beginning Fall 2023. Qualified candidates in all areas of computer science are invited, while candidates with core expertise in emerging areas of systems, software engineering, theory, and cybersecurity are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates are expected to develop externally sponsored research programs, lead or  participate in collaborative research projects within Computer Science and beyond, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and provide academic advising to students at all levels. Candidates from minority and underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or a related discipline, and be committed to excellence in both research and teaching a diverse student body. Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon qualifications.  We particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented in our field and/or have demonstrated leadership toward building an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment.

The Department of Computer Science (www.memphis.edu/cs) offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs as well as graduate certificates in Data Science and Information Assurance. The Department has been ranked 55th among CS departments with federally funded research. The Department regularly engages in large federally-funded collaborations across the nation. For example, CS faculty lead the NIH-funded mDOT Biomedical Technology Resource Center and the Center for Information Assurance (CfIA). In addition, CS faculty work closely with multidisciplinary centers at the university such as the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS).

University of Memphis is a top-tier research university with a Carnegie R1 designation.

Known as America’s Number 1 logistics hub, Memphis has been ranked as one of the “World’s Greatest Places” by TIME, as America’s 4th best city for jobs by Glassdoor, and 4th in “Best Cost of Living”. Memphis metropolitan area has a population of 1.3 million. It boasts a vibrant culture and has a pleasant climate with an average temperature of 63 degrees.

Screening of applications will begin on November 28, 2022, and new applications will continue to be reviewed until the search is completed.

To apply, please visit https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/33990. Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and three letters of recommendation.

A background check will be required for employment. The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce.