Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Computer Science:  The University of Tennessee at Martin, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Department of Computer Science is seeking applications for a tenure-track appointment in Computer Science..


The University of Tennessee at Martin seeks to fill a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Computer Science.  A PhD in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related field is required.  Candidates who are ABD may apply for the position, but must have their dissertation defense completed before the appointment date.  An ideal candidate should be motivated and able to develop and teach new curriculum across varied topics in cybersecurity for a new major concentration. Responsibilities include teaching and curriculum development, advising, assessment activities, university service, and scholarly activity.  Effective pedagogic and communication skills are required.


The University of Tennessee at Martin is a primary campus in the University of Tennessee System.  The campus is located in Northwest Tennessee approximately 125 miles north of Memphis and 150 miles west of Nashville.  The University of Tennessee at Martin has a combined graduate and undergraduate enrollment of approximately 7,000 students.  The emphasis is solidly on excellence in undergraduate instruction.  We seek candidates who demonstrate a similar commitment to high quality undergraduate education.


The University of Tennessee at Martin is an equal employment opportunity institution and does not discriminate based upon race, color, or national origin. The University's Office of Equity and Diversity has adopted a policy and procedures to provide students and employees, who feel that they have experienced discrimination but are uncertain as to whether a complaint is justified or whether they wish to initiate a formal complaint, the opportunity to discuss their concerns confidentially and informally with the Equity and Diversity Officer/Title VI Coordinator for prompt and equitable resolution of discrimination complaints. 


All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee at Martin affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 544 University Street, #303, Martin, TN 38238, telephone 731-881-3505. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity. 



To apply: Applications may be made at  A letter of application with a statement of teaching and research goals, a detailed resume, graduate transcripts, and contact information for at least three references must be attached.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Incomplete submissions will not be considered


Contact Information:

Kathleen Ericson, Ph.D.

Department of Computer Science

College of Engineering and Natural Sciences

University of Tennessee at Martin