Computer Science

Faculty Position in Computer Science

Tennessee Technological University’s Department of Computer Science invites applicants for an open-rank tenure-track position.

Open-Rank (assistant, associate or full professor)

Professor assisting a student at a computer.Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position begins August 1, 2024. 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 Open-Rank (assistant, associate or full professor)

Screening of applications begins January 15, 2024; open until filled.

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General Information

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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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