Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science

University of Mississippi

University, MS

Job posting number: #7180383

Posted: September 19, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

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

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science or a closely related field by the time of appointment. In addition, applicants must be able to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science, contribute to the development of the Department's growing emphasis in computer security, conduct research in related areas, and supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students.

The Department currently has two undergraduate computer science programs: The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science through the School of Engineering, which is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,, and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science through the College of Liberal Arts, and M.S/Ph.D. programs. Visit for more information about the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment. The successful candidates will have a solid commitment to teaching and scholarly research. Candidates with an established record of teaching and research will be considered for an Associate Professor rank.

Application Procedures

Applicants must apply online at, supplying the following documents: a cover letter, curriculum vitae; research and teaching statements; and a list of three references with email addresses and phone numbers. Combine the documents into a single PDF and upload it in the resume or cover letter slot. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or an adequate applicant pool is reached. For additional information, contact Dr. Byunghyun Jang at [email protected].

Position Details
Appointment (9 Month,)

Assignment Type (Tenure Track)

Application Procedures
Combine the documents into two individual documents and utilize the "cover letter" and "resume" upload feature.

About the University of MS & Oxford, MS
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.

Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.

Background Check Statement
The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check

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Job posting number:#7180383
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Online Job Advertising
United States
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