College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Computer Science at Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI) starting August 2020. One position is at the Assistant/Associate Professor level and the other is a teaching faculty position at the Faculty Specialist I/II level.
Applicants for the Assistant/Associate Professor position must have earned a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field by August 15, 2020. Candidates with expertise in any area of computer science are welcome to apply. Of particular interest are candidates with expertise in artificial intelligence, computational medicine, or computer security. The successful candidate will be capable of establishing an active research program leading to funding, supervising graduate students, and teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Other duties include development of undergraduate and graduate courses, advising, and service at the university, college, department and professional society levels.
Applicants for the Faculty Specialist I/II position must have earned a M.S. in computer science or a closely related field by August 15, 2020. This position is in support of a new online B.S. in cybersecurity and our existing M.S. in cybersecurity. Candidates should have a background in cybersecurity either through significant work experience or education. The successful candidate will be capable of teaching and developing a broad range of courses in cybersecurity at the undergraduate level. Other duties include service at the university, college, department and professional society levels.
Application screening for both positions will start on January 15, 2020; however, the positions will remain open until filled.
The Department has 290 undergraduates, 45 M.S. students, and 25 Ph.D. students. We offer B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science and cybersecurity, and a Ph.D. in computer science. Current active research areas include artificial intelligence, compiler optimization, data mining, embedded systems/internet of things, formal verification, networks, parallel computing, privacy, scientific computing, and security. More information regarding Western Michigan University, the
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Department of Computer Science are available at http://www.wmich.edu, http://www.wmich.edu/engineer, and http://www.wmich.edu/cs, respectively.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activity. To apply for this position, please visit: http://www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs and provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (Assistant/Associate Professor Only), teaching statement, and names and contact information of at least three references.
WMU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.