Open Search for Information Science / Information Technology for Fall 2020

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey 07102
  • Job Type
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    Full Time

Open Search for Information Science / Information Technology for Fall 2020


The Informatics Department seeks outstanding candidates with or near completion of a Ph.D. in a computing or computing-related discipline.


Informatics has an open search for several positions in different areas of Information Science, Information Technology, and Data Systems.


The areas of interest include, but are not restricted to:

  • Interaction design and human-computer interaction
  • Data science and data mining
  • Social media and network analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Networking
  • Cloud Administration


Outstanding candidates in other information science and computational areas will also be considered.


Work Environment and Advantages


Top 1% of Faculty Pay among 1,292 Public Universities. NJIT offers competitive salaries for faculty, new labs, and facilities. Incoming tenure-track faculty begin with a teaching load of only 1/1, supporting a highly productive research agenda.


NJIT Within Metro New York Infotech Environment. NJIT is located less than 25 minutes from Manhattan. NJIT is within the greater New York infotech corridor with projects, collaborations, or students in Google, Facebook, IBM, Verizon, Audible, Panasonic, and many tech start-ups. Faculty at NJIT can enjoy the urban lifestyle of the New York City area or open space of rural New Jersey.


NJIT has recently expanded its graduate Data Science programs to Jersey City, just across the Hudson River from the financial district of Lower Manhattan in New York City, where it serves the many working professionals in that region.


Research 1 (R1) ranked University: Rapid Growth and Advancing Reputation. NJIT is expanding rapidly at many levels. NJIT was the 3rd fastest growing university in the US News & World Report rankings, jumping ahead of 50 universities and ranked in the top 100 national research universities.


Growth is also spurred by a bold expansion on new university construction and facilities,

ongoing and planned. Incoming 2020 faculty will be part of an expansion of more than 130 new recent faculty hires at NJIT.


University Heights: Newark’s Academic Hill. NJIT is located in the University Heights area of Newark, an academic mecca with more than 50,000 college students, faculty, and staff across five universities and colleges. NJIT and Rutgers are side-by-side sister campuses with shared programs, classes, and research projects.


Largest College of Computing on the East Coast of the USA. The Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC) is the largest college of computing in the tri-state region of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and one of the largest in the United States. YWCC graduates the commanding number of computing graduates in the area. As a result, 25% of all high-tech employees in New Jersey trained at NJIT.


Research Support. YWCC is a strong, active research college with innovative projects funded by NSF, NIH, DARPA, and partner companies such as Oculus, Verizon, and others.


Apply for a tenure-track position @NJIT


To apply, please visit

Submit (1) CV and (2) list of three references (e-mail addresses and phone numbers),


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As an EEO employer NJIT is committed to building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment and strongly encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.



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