Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: September 30, 2021

University of South Carolina Upstate
Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Computer Science


The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

USC Upstate seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning January 1, 2022, or August 16, 2022. The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science invites candidates with expertise in cyber security, computer security, and networking in particular, but candidates with expertise in other areas, such as cloud computing, software engineering, web development, and/or mobile development will also be considered. Applicants should be capable of teaching a wide variety of computer science course, have a strong commitment to teaching and good research potential. The Computer Science program at USC Upstate holds an ABET accreditation and faculty teach three course (9 credit hours) each semester. Various internal grants are available by the university to support both faculty and student research. In addition to teaching, other duties include developing curriculum, engaging in scholarly activities, advising students, and participating in internal and external service.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field is required. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by December 31, 2021, for a January 1, 2022, start date or by August 15, 2022 for an August 16, 2022, start date may also be considered. Candidates should have the potential for excellence in teaching and the demonstrated ability to develop a successful research agenda. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in cyber security, computer security and networking.

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Contact information:

Dr. Wei Zhong

Division of Math and Computer Science

University of South Carolina

800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC, 29303



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