Assistant Professor Tenure Track University of Memphis

  • Professional
  • Memphis TN
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • Expires on: April 30, 2020

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 2020. Exceptionally qualified candidates in all areas of computer science are invited, while candidates with core expertise in emerging areas of edge computing, machine learning, and software engineering 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 PhD in Computer Science, or related discipline, and be committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon qualifications.

The Department of Computer Science ( 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-scale multi-university collaborations across the nation. For example, CS faculty lead the NIH-funded Big Data “Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K)” 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).

Well known as America’s distribution hub, Memphis was ranked as America’s 6th best city for jobs by Glassdoor in 2017. 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 begins immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received by December 1, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.

To apply, please visit Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and three letters of recommendation. Direct all inquiries to Corinne OConnor (

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.