Kansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 28, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Emporia State University is seeking a qualified Computer Science candidate to fill a tenure-track, nine-month position beginning August 2021, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position is housed in the AACSB-accredited School of Business.

Position Requirements:

A doctorate degree in the field of Computer Science or a related discipline from a regionally-accredited school is required. ABDs completing their degree by May, 2022, will be considered. Primary areas of research and teaching include Cyber Security, Software Development, Data Analytics, and Computer Science core courses in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Relevant teaching experience, including online instruction - along with relevant industry experience in computer science (programming and/or security), is a plus. The successful candidate must exhibit potential for excellence in teaching, active research, and scholarly activities leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate is also expected to make service contributions to the School, the University, and the broader community. Further, applicants with relevant research interests will be encouraged to opt for teaching a reduced course load during their first year.

About ESU:

Emporia State University is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of about 6,000 students and is located in the beautiful Flint Hills region of Kansas. The School of Business, with a faculty of 31, provides educational services to about 950 students. AACSB International accredits the School of Business.  Among its academic undergraduate programs is the Bachelor of Science in Business with majors in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Data Analytics, with minors in several disciplines including data security. The School of Business also offers several graduate programs, including a Master in Business Administration, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Science in Information Technology.

About Emporia:

The city of Emporia has 26,500 residents, a rich cultural heritage, a diversified economy based on agriculture, more than 30 manufacturing enterprises, and retail shopping facilities. The region is noted for the rolling expansive Flint Hills of east-central Kansas with major recreation areas located close by. Emporia is centrally located between Kansas City, Wichita, and Topeka. For more information, visit www.emporia.edu.


To apply, upload a cover letter addressing the position requirements, current vitae, summary of teaching experiences with evaluations (if applicable), and the contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three current or recent references at https://bit.ly/3hXIoEx. A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Questions should be addressed to Dr. Juan Chavarría, Chair of the Search Committee at jchavar1@emporia.edu. A background check is required.

Emporia State is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.