Assistant Professor of Informatics/Applied Computing

Indiana University Kokomo
Indiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Aug 04, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Sciences at Indiana University Kokomo invites applications for a full time, tenure-track, 10-month, Informatics/Applied Computing position at the assistant professor level. Although the preferred start date is January 1, 2021, we will also consider candidates who can start on August 1, 2021. Information about the School can be found at

Responsibilities include teaching various undergraduate courses in informatics and/or computer science such as computer programming, introductory-level courses in computing/informatics, organization/social informatics, system analysis & design, and other core courses in the informatics degree program depending on expertise. Course load will typically be three courses (9 cr) per semester (72% FTE). Research with undergraduates is expected and supported. Research in informatics, computer science (or in other closely related areas), and publications are required for promotion and tenure. Appropriate university/professional/community service is also required, including committee work, assessment of the major, and engaging in campus initiatives to increase student success, retention, and enrollment.               

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in informatics, computer science, computer information systems, or in a closely related field. ABDs near completion of dissertation will be considered and, if hired, will have until November of the second year to earn their Ph.D., which is required for tenure. Experience teaching informatics, computer science, or closely related courses at the undergraduate level, and experience working with undergraduates in research is desired.

The salary is competitive and includes an excellent fringe benefits package. Although the review process will commence on September 19, 2020, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:  Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Lu Ann Name, School of Sciences, Indiana University Kokomo, P.O. Box 9003, Kokomo, IN  46904-9003, The application must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae outlining appropriate education and work experience, a one-page statement outlining teaching philosophy, a one-page statement outlining research agenda, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names, mailing addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references.

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo, is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of about 50,000. Committed to student success and community engagement, the campus serves approximately 3,100 students from a 14-county area in north central Indiana. IU Kokomo has approximately 260 full-time faculty and staff. Associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society.

Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society. Indiana University Kokomo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.  This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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