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Associate Professor of Computer Science

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Computer Science
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Job ID: 237881
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Computer Science Department is part of the College of Computing & Software Engineering. There are approximately 1500 undergraduate CS majors, and 215 CS graduate majors. The department has 23 full-time faculty, 2 limited term faculty, and 12 part-time faculty. The PhD Program Director will be working with a Ph.D. program that has been proposed.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a 9-month, tenure track, Associate Professor of Computer Science faculty position in the Department of Computer Science beginning August 2022. This position also includes being the Computer Science PhD Program Director in the Department of Computer Science.

  • Teaching expectations include teaching 2 courses per term (fall/spring) in computer science at the graduate and undergraduate levels for the first 2 years.
  • Service in the Department, College, University or professional community is expected.
  • Scholarship/Research expectations include pursuing external grants, journal articles and peer reviewed papers based upon the workload model.
Other responsibilities may include the following:
  • Program/course development expectations
  • Dissertation/thesis supervision
  • Working with a diverse community
Required Qualifications
An earned Doctorate, or the foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, or related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Specific experiences in artificial intelligence (including AI theory), deep learning, brain-computer Interface, computer vision, and natural language processing
  • Prior teaching at the University level
  • Experience as a Computer Science program coordinator
  • Evidence of scholarship/creative activities
  • Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
Apply Before Date
This position is open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Becky Rutherfoord,

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Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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