The Assistant Clinical Professor is under the administrative
supervision of the Head of Computer Science and Engineering.
Specific activities include advising undergraduate students,
recruiting undergraduate students, assisting with the coordination
of tasks associated with curricula development and accreditation,
and teaching undergraduate and split-level courses.
Part of the Bagley College of Engineering, the department has
approximately 680 undergraduate majors and 85 graduate students.
The department offers undergraduate programs in Computer Science
and Software Engineering, jointly administers an undergraduate
program in Computer Engineering with the Department of Electrical
and Computer Engineering, and is in the process to offer a
Cybersecurity undergraduate program soon. At the graduate level, we
offer M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and M.S. degree in
Cyber Security and Operations, and the faculty directs graduate
students in Computational Engineering. Certificates in Information
Assurance, Cyber Operations and Computational Biology are also
available. In the last fiscal year, research expenditures totaled
to about $6 million dollars. Research core areas for the department
are security and cryptography, artificial intelligence,
computational science, visualization and graphics, bioinformatics,
parallel and distributed computing, software engineering,
human-robot interaction, augmented and virtual reality, and
computer science education. Faculty in the department are active in
many university research centers such as the Center for Advanced
Vehicular Systems, the Center for Cyber Innovation, the Center for
Computational Science, and the Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing
& Biotechnology. Mississippi State University has been
designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber
Operations, Cyber Defense Research and Cyber Defense Education by
the National Security Agency. The High Performance Computing
Collaboratory at Mississippi State University houses a collection
of supercomputers, among which Orion is the 4th fastest in U.S.
Anticipated Appointment Date:
January 1, 2022
Tenure Track Status:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Advise undergraduate students.
Recruit undergraduate students.
Assist in coordination of tasks related to curricula
Assist in coordination of tasks related to accreditation.
Teach undergraduate and split-level courses.
All clinical faculty employed by the University are expected to
participate to some degree in service activities within the
university, the discipline, and/or the community as well as meet
high standards of professional integrity, collegiality and
objectivity, and to further the goals of his/her unit and the
University. In addition, a person of clinical rank must have a PhD
in Computer Science or closely related field; a strong commitment
to higher education, and in particular to the mission of
Mississippi State University; and a willingness to assume
responsibilities and obligations appropriate to a professional or
faculty university employee (see Faculty Handbook,
http://www.msstate.edu/web/faculty_handbook). In addition, an
Assistant Clinical Professor must possess the potential for
successful performance in research/extension/clinical activity or
creative achievement in a university environment and contribute to
the service of the unit, university, and/or profession.
Teaching experience in computer science or closely related field at
the college level is required.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
Experience and/or coursework in educational pedagogy.
Instructions for Applying:
Link to apply: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/
Interested candidates must apply at www.msujobs.msstate.edu and
attach cover letter, resume'/vitae, names and contact information
for at least three professional references.
Condition of Employment:
As required by Executive Order 14042, If selected, you will be
required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation
of proof of vaccination or apply for and receive a
University-approved exemption before beginning employment with the
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender
identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status
protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and
applications from women, members of any minority group, and others
who share our passion for building a diverse community that
reflects the diversity in our student population.