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Faculty Positions in Computer Science

Tennessee Technological University’s Department of Computer Science invites applicants for multiple assistant professor tenure-track, open-rank tenure-track, and lecturer positions.

Assistant Professor and Open-Rank (assistant, associate, or full professor)

Professor assisting a student at a computer.Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track positions begin August 1, 2023. Selected candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science, engage in scholarly activities, develop externally funded research programs, direct the research of students at the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. levels, serve on committees at the department, college, and university levels, engage in professional and public service, and advise students on professionalism and career opportunities.

Apply for Assistant Professor

Apply for Open-Rank (assistant, associate, or full professor)

Screening of professor applications begins December 15, 2022; open until filled.


Students in a class room taking notes.Full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track positions begin August 1, 2023. Three-year contracts are renewable based on satisfactory performance review and may be extended to a six-year renewable contract. Selected candidates will teach undergraduate courses, engage in service, and advise students on academic curricula, professionalism, and career opportunities. Ideal candidates share in the mission of the University and its commitment to diversity.

Apply for Lecturer

Screening of lecturer applications begins Feb. 1, 2023; open until filled.

General Information

Aerial view of Derryberry HallComplete summaries of all positions are available at Applicants will be required to apply online and must electronically upload required information. Tennessee Tech University is an AA/ EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to

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Tennessee Tech’s Department of Computer Science has an ABET-accredited program in Computer Science, 14 full-time faculty members, and approximately 750 students (670 undergraduate and 80 graduate in M.S. and Ph.D. programs). The department conducts comprehensive teaching and research in both basic and applied aspects of computer science. Research activities in the department are broadly categorized into Information Assurance & Security, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, High Performance & Distributed Computing, and Software Engineering. The department also has a close relationship with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with whom we partner to deliver the Computer Engineering degree. The department has multiple funded research programs from the National Science Foundation that are currently active and has multiple collaborations across campus, with other colleges and universities, with local, statewide, regional, and national corporations, and with Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Committed to diversity, the Tennessee Tech Department of Computer Science founded the National Women in Cybersecurity Conference (WiCyS), established the first cohort in Tennessee of the NCWIT Aspiration Awards for High School, and has established several endowed scholarships aimed at increasing access to women and underrepresented groups.

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