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Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Science

School of Computng

Mobile, Alabama 36688
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The School of Computing at the University of South Alabama is soliciting applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2018.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or be ABD with expected graduation in Spring 2018.  An established record of excellence in research (as evidenced in publications and external funding), demonstrated excellence in teaching both undergraduate and graduate computing courses, and the ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate researchers is preferred.  Applicants are welcome to apply in their respective areas of research, but special consideration will be given to applicants with research/teaching interest in one or more of the following areas: 

  • internet of things (IoT),
  • robotic, cyber physical, real-time, or embedded systems,
  • theoretical computing,
  • visualization, or
  • software engineering

The University of South Alabama is located in Mobile, Alabama.  Mobile features a year-round climate conducive to outdoor recreational activities and proximity to Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.  USA is a DoD/DHS Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance with ABET-accredited undergraduate programs in Information Systems, Information Technology, and Computer Science. Graduate programs include a master’s program in Computer Science and Information Systems, and a Ph.D. in Computing.

The School of Computing is located in Shelby Hall, a 155,000 square foot, world-class computing and engineering facility, built with green and sustainable practices designed to provide a spacious, tranquil, environment for teaching and research.  The high-tech facility houses multimedia classrooms and laboratories in cyber security, machine learning, robotics, and other cutting-edge fields.  The School’s new facilities offer an excellent opportunity for motivated, innovative faculty to play a major part in building a respected program focusing on areas of growing importance to the computing field.  Leadership opportunities abound.

Candidates should send, via electronic submission: (i) a letter of application (cover letter), (ii) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, (iii) a two-page research statement, (iv) an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and (v) contact information for three professional references, to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, Dr. Todd McDonald, at:

Before an on-campus interview can occur, the University must receive official transcripts sent from all institutions of higher learning in which the applicant has earned a degree, three signed, original letters of recommendation, and a completed University of South Alabama Biographical Data Form    Visit the School of Computing on the web at

 Dr. Todd McDonald, Chair

Faculty Search Committee

University of South Alabama

School of Computing

Shelby Hall

150 Jaguar Drive, Suite 2101

Mobile, AL 36688


Review of applications will begin upon receipt.  While the search remains open until the position is filled, applicants should send materials as early as possible.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA – minorities/females/veterans/disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.