Illinois State University and the School of Information Technology invites applications for two tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in Computer Science, beginning August 16, 2024.

Responsibilites will include teaching undergraduate/graduate courses, develop a focused area of scholarly research, supervise graduate students, and provide service to the University, College, School, profession, and community. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of core and advanced computer science courses, such as, but not limited to, high-performance computing, distributed and parallel processing, theory of computation, algorithm design and analysis, and software engineering.

The School emphasizes balanced excellence in innovative instruction and research. Candidates looking for a balanced experience that includes recognition and rewards for great teaching and strong research are especially encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in applicants with a demonstrated interest in mentoring first-generation students and those from other traditionally under-represented groups.

Required Qualifications

  1. Hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. Applicants with expected completion of the doctoral degree before May 15, 2025 will be considered.
  2. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of an established research program in any specific area of computer science, ideally areas with potential to overlap or complement research areas of current faculty, and the potential to publish in high-quality outlets.
  3. Candidates must demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

Required Applicant Documents

  • Cover letter,
  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • One-page statement of research philosophy,
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy, and
  • Contact information for three references

Please Note: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on “Apply”.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.