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Tenure-Track Faculty - Computer Science

Kent State University

Kent, Ohio 44240
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Faculty Tenure Track-9 Month
Computer Science
[Job #999622 & 999378]
Kent Campus – Kent, OH

Opportunity: Kent State University's Department of Computer Science is seeking applicants to fill two tenure-track positions. Review of applications will begin in December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

We are looking for candidates preferably from the following areas: smart communities and internet-of-things, immersive technologies, virtual reality and game, human-computer interaction, and distributed systems and algorithms, and cyber security. We prefer creative candidates with engineering and device focus. Exceptional candidates in closely related areas are also encouraged to apply.

The successful applicants will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, engage in collaborative research, direct theses and dissertations, teach and mentor students.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field. We encourage applicants with related industrial and/or post doctorial experience to apply. The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks. Candidates at the Associate Professor level are expected to have a history of sustained extramural funding. Salary and startup funds are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and prior experience.

Our department offers the B.S., B.A., M.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. It has 17 full time faculty, over 500 undergraduates and over 120 graduate students. Kent State University is located in Northeast Ohio with a student population of approximately 45,000, which includes international students from more than 100 countries. The beautiful park-like Kent campus is within walking distance from downtown Kent. The city has recently undergone a major rejuvenation and has a vibrant town center with many new restaurants and shops. More information about the department can be found at
Interested applicants should submit cover letters, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should clearly identify their research focus areas in the cover letter. Application materials are to be submitted by email to or by regular mail to:

Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Computer Science
Kent State University
PO Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001

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