Faculty Position in Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) - Tenure Track
Posted Monday, September 20, 2021
The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the Virginia Military Institute invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level beginning August 2022. A completed or about to be completed Ph.D. in computer science is required. Preferred fields include, but are not limited to, human-centric computing, artificial intelligence, and algorithms. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate courses at both at the introductory and advanced levels and establish a research program in their area of expertise in which undergraduates are actively involved.
CIS at VMI has state-of-the-art laboratories and emphasizes teaching excellence, experiential learning and undergraduate research. We are embarking on an era of exceptional growth where cyber studies are being recognized as pivotal to all disciplines and vital to all aspects of modern societies from smart cities and critical infrastructures to scientific computing, to big-data analytics and social computing, to mobile and location-based services in healthcare, transportation, etc.
The current VMI BS in Computer Science degree program is dynamically evolving into an applied program anchored in cyber security, interactive computing, intelligent systems, and computational data science and engineering. Individuals hired will have significant input into the growth process as advancements in computer and information sciences and technology continue to drive the future and dictate changes in computing curricula.
VMI is a state-supported coeducational undergraduate military college of 1600+ students, with a strong commitment to produce the next generation of leaders in the sciences, engineering, humanities, and social sciences. VMI is located in Lexington, VA, which is a beautiful historic town in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Washington and Lee University is located adjacent to VMI. The area is well-known for its educational, cultural, and natural amenities. Faculty wear military uniforms but prior military service is not required.
Applicants should be submitted online at: Faculty Position in Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) - Tenure Track Job Application
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, names of at least three references, copies of transcripts, a statement of teaching, and a statement of research. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
If you cannot submit online, please send application material to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450.
The position is open until filled.
Criminal background check required for final candidate.
All VMI employees are required to complete a COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form upon hire, per Governor Northam’s Executive Directive #18. The Human Resources Office will supply the form.
VMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal education and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.