Ast Prof/Asc Prof/Full Professor

Job no: 532893
Position type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Location: East Lansing
Division/Equivalent: College Of Engineering
School/Unit: Computer Science And Engineering 10016172
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Engineers/Architects, Non-Union

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Working/Functional Title

Ast Prof/Asc Prof/Full Professor

Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering at Michigan State University is in a phase of significant and sustained growth and expansion.  We are pleased to invite applications at all ranks and in all areas of Computer Science, including those that intersect with other fields. Multiple tenure-system faculty positions are available.

The Department is looking for highly motivated applicants who can complement the department’s strength and expertise. Cluster hires will also be considered. Candidates must have an earned PhD in computer science or a related field. Tenure-system Computer Science faculty are expected to establish a vibrant, sustainable and internationally visible research program; make significant scholarly contributions to their discipline; be an effective teacher and mentor of both undergraduate and graduate students; and engage in institutional and professional service as well as public outreach.

The Department has strong research programs in all major areas of Computer Science and Engineering. The department has accredited B.S. degree programs in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. There are currently over 170 graduate students and 1,400 undergraduate students in the department. Department faculty are actively involved in leading several national-level centers, including BEACON, an NSF Center that is headquartered at MSU for the study of evolution in action.  MSU’s annual research expenditure is around $600M.  University researchers and scholars are internationally renowned and are facilitating broad social, economic and technological impact. 

Required Degree

Doctorate -Computer Science

Minimum Requirements

PhD in Computer Science or related field

Required Application Materials

Applicants must submit (a) a cover letter summarizing their qualifications and highlighting up to five prominent works, (b) a detailed resume, (c) two vision statements: one describing your planned research program, and the other describing your teaching philosophy, including mentoring, outreach, and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment, and (d) the names and contact information for at least three references.

Special Instructions

Interested individuals should submit their application through and refer to position #30351459. For full consideration, applications should be received before November 15, 2018.  Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until all positions are filled. Nominations or questions are welcome by contacting the search committee chair at 

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Department Statement

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer.  MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The university actively encourages applications or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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