Computer Science Faculty (Tenure Track)
The Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Department of Computer and Information Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The appointment begins August 1, 2023.
The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate computer science courses at all levels. The standard teaching load is 3-3. Additional responsibilities include advising students, engaging in scholarship, mentoring students in undergraduate research and serving on institute committees. Current faculty specialties include cybersecurity, software engineering, information technology, database systems, artificial intelligence, internet of things, and mobile computing. Candidates with specialty in algorithms, networking, or theory of computation/programming languages will be an ideal complement and will have preference. All specialties are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Members of the faculty wear uniforms and adhere to military customs and courtesy although military experience is not required.
- The position requires a Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field.
- Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching, including the ability to mentor undergraduates in research projects, and have an ongoing program of scholarly activity.
Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their qualifications and desire to be a faculty member in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at VMI, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, a CV and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation must be mailed to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Computer and Information, 313 Mallory Hall, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college (1,700 students) located in the Lexington, Virginia. Lexington is also the home to Washington and Lee University. Visit http://lexingtonvirginia.com
VMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against anyone because of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities, or based on any other status protected by law. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni also are encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni also are encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.