Position: One full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Computer Science starting August 2021.

Salary: Based on qualifications and experience.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field.  Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching and ongoing scholarly activity.  Applications are sought in all areas of computer science, although special consideration will be given to those with research interests in Software Engineering and Cyber Security.  Candidates should be able to teach courses in their area(s) of research as well as a wide variety of other courses that we offer.

Responsibilities: Northeastern Illinois University is a primarily teaching institution with a teaching workload of three courses per semester (fall/spring).  In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for advising Master’s students on their projects or theses, keeping an active research agenda, and performing departmental and university-wide service.

University: Northeastern Illinois University is a fully accredited public university serving around 9000 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metropolitan area.  NEIU engages its diverse campus community in a rich environment of teaching, learning, and scholarship.  The University offers more than 80 academic programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, STEM disciplines, education, and business.  Northeastern is recognized as one of the most diverse universities in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.  NEIU’s main campus is located on a 67-acre campus in a residential neighborhood on the northwest side of Chicago.  Other campus locations include our El Centro campus building, the Carruther’s Center for Inner City Studies, Chicago Teachers’ Center, and the University Center of Lake County.

Currently, we have ten tenured/tenure track faculty.  We have one of the largest departments on campus, around 400 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate students.  Areas of research in the department include Bioinformatics, Human Computer Interaction, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Network Security, Data Privacy, and Complexity Theory

Applications: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, student course evaluations, and three letters of reference (with at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) to:

Computer Science: computer-science@neiu.edu

Review of applications will begin January 20, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.