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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Computer Science

Computer Science

Reports To:
Chair of CS

Position Type:

Position Summary:
The Computer Science Department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions starting in Fall 2019. Areas of special interest are: • Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling and Robotics • Foundations of Data Science and Machine Learning; Artificial Intelligence.
Priority will be given to candidates whose research has the potential to leverage NJIT’s brand-new, advanced Makerspace facility for 3D Printing, Computational Manufacturing, and Digital Fabrication (https://www.njitmakerspace.com). Exceptional candidates in other areas will also be considered. While we are especially interested in hiring at the rank of Assistant Professor, exceptional candidates at higher ranks will be considered.

Essential Functions:
The successful candidate is expected to show a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. Will instruct and advise students. Perform world-class research and publish in leading journals and conferences. Obtain external funding for research. Serve on university, faculty, and department committees

Prerequisite Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree by Summer 2019 in a relevant discipline, and outstanding academic credentials that demonstrate their ability to conduct independent world-class research and attract external funding.

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