Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Job posting number: #7111465 (Ref:BSU33565)

Posted: September 22, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Computer Science Department is seeking a full-time tenure track faculty candidate who is able to teach students from diverse backgrounds in the undergraduate Computer Science major. The primary teaching assignments will be in the on-campus Computer Science undergraduate program during the academic year, with the potential to teach online graduate courses in related programs. A speciality in one of our 5 concentrations is welcome, but not required. (The 5 concentrations are: Cybersecurity & Secure Software Design, Data Analytics & Machine Learning, Web & Mobile App Development, Game Design & Development, and General Computer Science.) The candidate should also be able to develop a dynamic research program that will advance the research opportunities for undergraduates.

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Computer Science.

Job Function:

The Computer Science Department is seeking a full-time tenure track faculty candidate who is able to teach students from diverse backgrounds in the undergraduate Computer Science major. The primary teaching assignments will be in the on-campus Computer Science undergraduate program during the academic year, with the potential to teach online graduate courses in related programs. A speciality in one of our 5 concentrations is welcome, but not required. (The 5 concentrations are: Cybersecurity & Secure Software Design, Data Analytics & Machine Learning, Web & Mobile App Development, Game Design & Development, and General Computer Science.) The candidate should also be able to develop a dynamic research program that will advance the research opportunities for undergraduates.

Minimum Experience:

PhD in computer science, cybersecurity, computer engineering, data science or related field from an accredited university by date of appointment; commitment to excellence in teaching as demonstrated by a teaching statement and/or teaching evaluations.

Preferred Experience:

Experience teaching computer science classes; experience teaching specialty courses in one of the 5 concentrations; commitment to excellence in teaching as demonstrated by teaching evaluations from at least one year of part-time or full-time teaching gained concurrently or at any time; additional knowledge in cybersecurity or artificial intelligence is also preferred; effective written and oral communication skills.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.


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Job posting number:#7111465 (Ref:BSU33565)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Ball State University
Muncie,Indiana
United States
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