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Job Summary

Purdue University Northwest, Department of Computer Information Technology and Graphics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence, with employment starting on August 12, 2024.

Job Family
Faculty and Instruction


An earned doctoral degree in Artificial Intelligence or related fields


Experience and evidence of teaching and conducting applied research in artificial intelligence through student evaluations, publications, grant activities, and/or project reports

Department Profile

The Department of Computer Information Technology and Graphics comprises 12 full-time faculty. It enrolls about 300 students in the department’s three undergraduate degree programs: B.S. in Computer Graphics Technology, B.S. in Computer Information Technology, and B.S. in Cybersecurity. The outstanding curriculum in Computer Information Technology has resulted in the designation of a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE CDE 4Y) jointly by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. The department offers a Minor in Applied Data Science to all students at Purdue University Northwest. It provides an excellent teaching and learning environment with state-of-the-art hardware and software. The College of Technology, where the department is housed, enrolls more than 70 M.S. Technology graduate students in the Computer Information Technology Concentration, and several Doctor of Technology graduate students pursuing their applied research in various technology fields, including AI.

University Profile

Purdue University Northwest, a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana, is dedicated to empowering transformational change in its students and its communities. PNW operates from a main campus in Hammond, Ind., with a branch campus in Westville, Ind. Part of the Purdue University system and offering more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 8,700 students, PNW is committed to academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity. PNW has more than 70,000 alumni. In 2016, PNW was approved by the Higher Learning Commission after the unification of Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central.

How to Apply

To apply, submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, along with contact information of three references. Screening/review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries and applications will remain confidential; references will not be contacted without notice.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check.


Purdue University Northwest is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana that is dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, we’re where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect.

At Purdue University Northwest, we go beyond the classroom, walking the extra mile with students to empower confidence and encourage real-world experiences. We push beyond the boundaries of innovation to drive engagement and make an impact in Northwest Indiana and the world at large.

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