Assistant Professor Position

The University of Mississippi
Department of Computer & Information Science
Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

An applicant must hold a PhD or equivalent in computer science or a closely related field by August 15, 2016. An applicant must have the ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate students, conduct research in major areas of computer and information science, and supervise MS and PhD students.  An applicant must provide evidence of research potential, effective communication skills, and a broad background in computing.

The Department has an ABET/CAC-accredited undergraduate program and MS and PhD programs. See the website http://www.cs.olemiss.edu for more information about the Department. 

The University is located in Oxford, one of America’s top-ranked college towns. Oxford has a wonderful small-town atmosphere with affordable housing and excellent schools.

Application Instructions:

Individuals may apply online at http://jobs.olemiss.edu. The applicant is asked to supply a cover letter, curriculum, vitae, research and teaching statements, and contact information for four references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or an adequate applicant pool is reached.   

The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Title VI/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Job Description

The Department of Computer and Information Science seeks to hire a dynamic professional to join its faculty as tenure-track Assistant Professor. The successful candidate must have the education, professional commitment and experiences, and physical and mental capabilities to carry out a vigorous program of (a) teaching in the traditional classroom and other settings, (b) novel research and scholarly publication, and (c) service to various constituencies of the Department, School of Engineering, University, and profession of computing and information science.  

Job Responsibilities

The responsibilities of a computer science faculty member include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in computer and information science, advising BSCS, BA, MS, and PhD students, conducting basic and applied research in computer and information science, and cooperating with other faculty and staff members to develop effective and innovative courses, curricula, and programs of education, research, and service.  

Qualifications/Skills

A successful applicant must hold a PhD or equivalent in computer science or a closely related field by August 15, 2016. The applicant must have the ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate students, conduct research in major areas of computer and information science, and supervise MS and PhD students. An applicant should also have evidence of effective oral and written communication skills, a broad background in computer and information science, and an understanding of the professional responsibilities of computer and information science faculty members.