Assistant Clinical Professor

Mississippi State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Function:

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.

Department Profile:

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. academia.

Anticipated Appointment Date:

January 1, 2022

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Advise undergraduate students.
Recruit undergraduate students.
Assist in coordination of tasks related to curricula development.
Assist in coordination of tasks related to accreditation.
Teach undergraduate and split-level courses.

Minimum Qualifications:

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, 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):


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and/or coursework in educational pedagogy.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

Interested candidates must apply at 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 University.

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.

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