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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position(s), Department of Computer Science

Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 13, 2023

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position(s) in the Department of Computer Science

College of Science & Mathematics

The Department of Computer Science at Rowan University, the third fastest growing public research institution as recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education, is seeking to hire one or more tenure-track faculty in the rank of Assistant Professor to begin their appointment in September 2024. This search is part of a broader, multi-year faculty hiring initiative across the College of Science & Mathematics.

Outstanding candidates with strong research interests in any area of Computer Science will be considered; the preferred research focus is Cybersecurity, Data Science, and closely related fields.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science, or in a closely-related field, is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a track record and/or potential to establish and sustain a strong research program. The successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute to the various service endeavors in the Department, College, and University. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the Department, the College of Science & Mathematics, as well as with Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Shreiber School of Veterinary Medicine, the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, and other colleges at the university.

The Department of Computer Science is one of six departments in the College of Science & Mathematics and offers the following undergraduate and graduate programs:
  • ABET-accredited B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science
  • B.A. in Computer and Informatics
  • B.A. in Computer Systems Technology
  • M.S. in Cybersecurity
  • B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. Data Science
Complete applications will include:

  • Cover letter
  • Current detailed CV
  • Statement of research interests, including applicant’s future research goals
  • Statement of teaching philosophy that includes the candidate’s commitment to inclusive teaching and mentoring practices
  • Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial review)
  • Names and contact information for at least three references; confidential letters will be requested if an application is moved forward

  • Review of applications will commence on October 16, 2023, and continue until suitable candidates have been identified. Applicants will need to submit the above materials via our online application system at .

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    A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University’s eight colleges and nine schools offer programs at the bachelor’s, doctoral, and professional levels to 23,000 students across its campuses including the main campus in Glassboro, N.J. and its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford. Rowan focuses on use-inspired research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the third fastest-growing public research university by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

    Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. The Department of Computer Science and the College of Science & Mathematics are dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and especially encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education.

    Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:


    Rowan University

    Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

    Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

    Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

    As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

    A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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