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Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Science

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Appointment Type

Full Time

Purpose of Position

The Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering at Christopher Newport University invites applications for one or more tenure-track position(s) in Computer Science, effective August 2024. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research with undergraduate and Master’s level graduate students. The teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3. Applicants from all areas of specialization are considered.
 

A doctorate in Computer Science or a related discipline with a computational focus, including Engineering, Information Science, or Physics, is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. In some cases, exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank. ABD candidates who will not hold the doctorate by the time of appointment or candidates with a Master’s Degree in any of the above mentioned fields may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor.

Departmental Information

The Department of Physics, Computer Science & Engineering at Christopher Newport University employs 32 full-time faculty and staff who collaborate closely across the disciplines. Together we offer six undergraduate majors and a Master’s program with a total of nearly 600 students. The Department has a variety of laboratories in support of both teaching and research in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and machine learning, complex data analysis and simulation, communications, robotics, and software engineering. Additionally, the new Science and Engineering Research Center, which will open in Fall 2025, will house a makerspace with a machine shop, a drone & robotics lab, a networking lab, as well as several new faculty/student research labs.

Our faculty have close relationships with technology companies and nearby federal labs such as the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) and NASA Langley Research Center. CNU is also a member institution of the LiGO Scientific Collaboration. Candidates wishing to know more about the department and its programs are invited to visit http://cnu.edu/academics/departments/pcse/

Faculty Information

Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 388 Best Colleges: 2023 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 4,500 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as 2nd among public regional universities in the South and 5th overall, and has recently completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus.
Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored, and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. For further details and information about Christopher Newport, visit www.cnu.edu.

Application Deadline

02/18/2024

Application Instructions

To apply, please visit https://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/ to upload a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, research statement, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement articulating how your teaching, scholarship and service would contribute toward fostering an inclusive learning environment on campus, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Three letters of recommendation will be required if selected for on-campus interview. Letters can be uploaded with application materials or emailed to facultyrecruitment@cnu.edu.

Review of applications will begin at 11:59 PM ET on February 18, 2024.
Applications received after 11:59 PM ET on February 18, 2024 will be accepted but considered only if needed.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.

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<p><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="color:#333333">S​elected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 388​ Best Colleges: 2023 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 5,000 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News &amp; World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide​ as 2nd among public regional universities in the South and 5th overall, and has recently completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus.<br /> <br /> Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored, and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. For further details and information about Christopher Newport, visit&nbsp;</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a href="https://www.cnu.edu/"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="color:#207ab6"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="text-underline:none">www.cnu.edu</span></span></span></span></span></span></b></a></span></span></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="color:#333333">.</span></span></span></span></p>

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