Assistant Professor in
Computer / Data Science
Position Description: The Department of
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Cleveland
State University (CSU) invites applications for multiple
tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Computer Science/Data
Science, to begin on August 22, 2022. CSU is committed to
academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and
student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally
recognized and student-focused public research institution that
provides accessible, affordable, and Engaged Learning opportunities
The search is part of the Cleveland Innovation District project, a
five-member consortium of $565-million focused on healthcare and
CS/IT programs. More information about the Cleveland
Innovation District project can be found here and
its progress here.
Cross-institutional research and education are underway with the
Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, The MetroHealth System, and
Case Western Reserve University as well as other long-term partners
including NASA Glenn, Rockwell Automation, and Parker
While applicants who have demonstrated outstanding research in all
areas of Computer Science/Data Science will be considered, the
preference will be given to those in the following areas:
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Data Science and
Analytics, Health Informatics, Graphics and
Visualization, HCI, AR/VR/MR, Game design, Cyber Security, and
Quantum Computing. The department encourages applications from
historically underrepresented groups, including women, minorities,
and persons with disabilities. Successful candidates should have
completed their Ph.D. in Computer Science/Data Science or a closely
related field by July 1, 2022.
Responsibility: the faculty hired in these
positions will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded
research program, supervise students, actively participate in
teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide
services to the college and university.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in
Computer Science/Data Science or a closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications: (1) Excellent
teaching and communication skills. (2) Demonstrated original and
productive research related to one or more of the preferred areas
in Computer Science/Data Science. (3) Demonstration of
inter-disciplinary research. (4) Ability to contribute through
teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and
excellence of the academic community.
Applicant Instructions: For full consideration,
applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae including
the names and contact information of at least three professional
references, and statements of teaching, research, and diversity
through the Cleveland State University Human Resources website:
The positions will remain open until filled. However, priority
consideration will be given to applications received by January 23,
Note: The Successful candidate is required to submit an
official transcript before their contract can be prepared.
Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a
racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body.
Diversity is extremely important to CSU. In the diversity
statement, explain your experience serving diverse students and how
you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community.
For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such
experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU’s commitment
to diversity and mission as an urban serving university.
Questions about this position opportunity should be directed to
the search committee chair, Dr. Chansu Yu, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Hire is contingent upon
the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of
Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion
of the University’s verification of credentials (including evidence
of a Ph.D. by July 1, 2022) and other information required by law
and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited
to a criminal background check.
CSU is a public institution located in the city of Cleveland
with approximately 17,000 racially, culturally, and economically
diverse students. The university is well-known for its
interdisciplinary programs, enjoying partnerships with several
industrial corporations, the NASA Glenn Research Center, and the
Cleveland Clinic. The EECS department offers ABET-accredited
Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and
Electrical Engineering, as well as the corresponding Master’s and
Ph.D. programs, with 26 full-time faculty members, and over $8
million in research funding. Additional information about the
department is available here.
It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal
opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran
or disabled status, or genetic information.