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Computer Science - Assistant/Associate Professor

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Interested candidates should visit https://jobs.odu.edu/ to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research activities and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for four references to Dr. Mohammad Zubair, Computer Science Faculty Search Committee Chair. The review of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Computer Science - Assistant/Associate Professor
Department COMPUTER SCIENCE
Position Number F0976A1, F0764A1, F0345A1, F0880A1
Job Description

The Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University is seeking multiple full-time tenure-track faculty members with expertise in data science and machine learning, and cybersecurity. Outstanding candidates in other areas of computer science will also be considered. The appointment is expected to be made at the Assistant Professor rank with an anticipated start date of July 2018.

The Department of Computer Science currently has 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty, seven lecturers, and several adjunct faculty. The faculty has research grant support from agencies such as NSF, NIH, NASA, NEH, the Mellon Foundation, DoD, and DoE, and ODU CS ranks in the top 25% in terms of R&D expenditures among Computer Science departments.
Current research areas span a wide range, with established strengths in high performance scientific computing, bioinformatics, parallel mesh generation, real-time medical image computing, web science, mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and large-scale video analytics (see http://cs.odu.edu/ for more information). A vibrant graduate program enrolls 140 graduate students (40 Ph.D. and 100 M.S.) and the undergraduate program has more than 700 majors. Excellent collaborative research opportunities are available at ODU’s Center for Cybersecurity Education & Research, and at nearby NASA Langley Research Center, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, National Institute of Aerospace, Eastern Virginia Medical School, and the Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center.

Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Old Dominion University (www.odu.edu) is a state-supported Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive institution with approximately 25,000 students and over 830 full-time faculty. Norfolk is a culturally-rich, historic city and a major international maritime center in Hampton Roads, a seven-city metropolitan area of over 1.5 million people.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Requirements are the potential for success in teaching, research, and obtaining external research grants. Consideration will also be given to candidates demonstrating a potential for collaboration with the current CS faculty or for inter-disciplinary collaboration with other researchers at ODU.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

At the time of appointment, the candidate must have a PhD or equivalent in computer science or related discipline. Exceptional candidates with established research and active funding may be considered at the Associate Professor rank.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Preferred Qualifications
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 07/25/2018
Application Review Date 12/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Interested candidates should visit https://jobs.odu.edu/ to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research activities and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for four references to Dr. Mohammad Zubair, Computer Science Faculty Search Committee Chair. The review of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.

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College Home Page

http://www.odu.edu/sci

Department Home Page

http://www.odu.edu/compsci

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • DiverseJobs.com
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Contact Information for Professional References
  5. Statement of Research Interests
  6. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document