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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Computer Science And Engineering 10016172
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Education/Training, Engineers/Architects

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 invites applicants 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. 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 for the study of evolution in action that is headquartered at MSU. MSU’s annual research expenditure is around $695M.  University researchers and scholars are internationally renowned and are facilitating broad social, economic and technological impact. 

Candidates must have an earned PhD in computer science or a related field.

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 their planned research program, and the other describing their teaching philosophy, including mentoring, outreach, and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment, and (d) the names and contact information of at least three references.

Special Instructions

Interested individuals should submit their application through and refer to posting #605519.

For full consideration, applications should be received before November 1, 2019. However, the search committee reserves the right to begin the evaluation process before November 1, 2019, and issue offers on a rolling basis. Therefore, interested individuals are encouraged to submit their application packet as soon as possible.

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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