Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Informatics

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Indiana, PENNSYLVANIA

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Informatics
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Kokomo School of Sciences
Position Summary

The School of Sciences at Indiana University Kokomo invites applications for a full time, tenure-track, 10-month, computer science position at the assistant professor level beginning August 1, 2019. Information about the School can be found at:

Responsibilities include teaching various undergraduate courses in computer science. Candidates with expertise in any area of computer science are encouraged to apply, but expertise in theoretical foundations of computer science including algorithm design, compiler design, and/or the theory of computation is desired. Course load will normally be three courses (9 cr) per semester (72% FTE). Research with undergraduates is expected and supported. Research in computer science (or in other closely related areas) and publications are required for promotion and tenure. Appropriate university/professional/community service is also required including committee work, assessment of the major, and engaging in campus initiatives to increase student success and enrollment.

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of approximately 55,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,100 students from a 14 county area in north central Indiana. IU Kokomo has approximately 260 full time faculty and staff. Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at

Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society.

Indiana University Kokomo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

Basic Qualifications

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in computer science or in a closely related field. ABDs near completion of dissertation will be considered and, if hired, will have until November of the second year to earn their Ph.D. which is required for tenure. Experience teaching computer science or closely related courses at the undergraduate level is desired. Experience working with students in research is desired.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Lu Ann Name, School of Sciences, Indiana University Kokomo, P.O. Box 9003, Kokomo, IN 46904-9003,

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Salary is competitive and includes an excellent fringe benefits package. Although the review process will commence November 19, 2018, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:

The application must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae outlining appropriate education and work experience, a one-page statement outlining teaching philosophy, a one-page statement outlining research agenda, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names, mailing addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references.

For Best Consideration Date 11/19/2018
Expected Start Date 08/01/2019
OAA # KO3917 (2)

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