Computer Science Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty

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Position Title
Computer Science Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty

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Georgia State University is a national model for innovation and opening opportunities for all, ranked 2nd most innovative by U.S. News & World Report, ranked 1st among public universities in undergraduate teaching, the number 1 nonprofit university to award bachelor’s degrees to African American students, 6th in the country for its first-year student experience, and highly ranked for enabling the social and economic mobility of its students. Among the most diverse universities in the nation, Georgia State opens global perspectives as the number 1 U.S. public university sending African American students to study abroad.
A regional gateway to higher education, the five suburban Perimeter College campuses provide more than 30 associate degree pathways. The downtown Atlanta campus offers more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the undergraduate, graduate and first-professional degree levels.
With five university-wide research centers and numerous centers and institutes at the college and school levels, Georgia State’s interdisciplinary, dynamic and productive research enterprises address major health and societal challenges.
Georgia State is vital to the regional economy, with a more than $2.9 billion economic impact, and is also a vital part of Atlanta’s vibrant arts and entertainment community, with highly regarded programs in music, art, creative writing and film, the Rialto Center for the Arts, and the Creative Media Industries Institute that contributes to innovation and the workforce for interactive media and media entrepreneurship.

Computer Science & Engineering


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Full Time Faculty

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About the Department

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College recognizes the exponential growth of occupations in the fields of computer science and engineering. It is the department’s mission to ensure that students are prepared for rewarding careers in these critically important areas. The department supports pathways in both Computer Science and Engineering, leading to Associate of Science degrees. Courses supporting the Regents Engineering Pathway are also offered by the department, allowing students to complete two years of instruction at Perimeter College before transferring to engineering programs at renowned institutions within the University System of Georgia.

The department consists of ten full-time faculty members and seven part-time faculty dedicated to fostering a dynamic learning environment. Faculty actively engage with students, creating a collaborative atmosphere that contributes to student success. Students’ projects have gained recognition at national conferences, and student teams have been among the top 10 finalists at the Community College Innovation Challenge sponsored by the National Science Foundation and American Association of Community Colleges.

Through a comprehensive approach encompassing academics, engagement, and service, the Computer Science and Engineering department strives to produce leaders who are equipped to tackle the challenges of the 21st century in the rapidly growing fields of computer science and engineering. Join the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and be a part of a community that empowers students to become innovative problem solvers and industry trailblazers.

Position Description

The successful candidate will contribute to the access mission and provide high-quality education, foster research and innovation, and support student success. This position offers an opportunity to shape the minds of future computer scientists, engage in scholarly activities, and contribute to the growth of our institution. Tenure-track positions are academic year (August-May) appointments. The selected candidate will provide:
  • Provide 27-32 semester hours of instruction per academic year. Provide student support and advising via office hours.
  • Maintain an average of 10 office hours per week. Work effectively and professionally with colleagues.
  • Contribute to the development and review of related undergraduate curricula. Assist with program assessment activities.
  • Expectations also include service to the department, college, and university.
  • Perimeter College encourages and supports innovation and professional growth, expecting the successful candidate to demonstrate career goals that are consistent with the college’s mission.
Required Experience

Required Education

A minimum of a Master’s degree required in Computer Science or a minimum of a Master’s degree with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in relevant coursework (completed by the anticipated date of appointment) is required.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Preferred degree Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field: Candidates should possess a doctoral degree or demonstrate significant progress toward its completion at the time of application. Teaching Experience: Prior experience in teaching computer science courses at the undergraduate level is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to teach a variety of computer science courses at the college-level.
  • Ability and desire to teach effectively using a variety of methods.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology and its use in teaching programming concepts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Java/Python computer-programming language.
  • Experience in the field of cybersecurity or developing cybersecurity courses
  • Dedicated to fostering a sense of belonging and an inclusive learning environment that welcomes all students.
  • Effective Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts in a clear and accessible manner.
Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations, etc

Pre-Employment Requirements

A criminal background check is required

Work Hours

Positions may require non-standard hours (including day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend and/or other campus locations).


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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

Interested candidates should submit the following materials:
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) detailing academic and professional accomplishments.
  • Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy and scholarly interests.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all graduate degrees.
  • Contact information for three professional references.
  • Sample syllabi or teaching materials (if available).
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Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * A minimum of a Master's degree in Computer Science or a minimum of a Master's degree with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in relevant coursework (completed by the anticipated date of appointment) is required. Do/Will you meet one of these requirements?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education/Vitae
    • Computing Research Association
    • Diverse Jobs
    • Other
    • Indeed
    • Circa Works
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent/Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. List of Three (3) Professional References
  4. Unofficial Transcripts of All Graduate-Level Degrees Completed or In Progress
Optional Documents
  1. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluation

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