Faculty Openings


Assistant Professor, Computer Science - three positions

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) invites applications for three Assistant Professor, tenure track positions to begin August, 2019. The UIS Computer Science Department offers innovative programs in software engineering, information systems security, and data analytics. The department has been designated a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, and prides itself on its small class sizes and distinguished faculty dedicated to research and teaching. Applicants, especially early career, are invited. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. This is a full-time on-campus position. UIS tenure-system faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community, with assigned professional responsibilities for teaching, scholarship, and service.

Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois system. The University serves approximately 5,000 students in 22 graduate and 30 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum offers students a strong liberal arts core, a wide range of professional programs, and close faculty interaction. Making the most of its location in the state capital, UIS is broadly engaged in public policy and service. Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning. UIS faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. You are encouraged to visit the university web page at http://www.uis.edu and the department web page at http://csc.uis.edu .

Duties:

The position involves on campus and online development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate computer science courses, a productive research program, service, and engaging students in research.

Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field is required (candidates who have completed all course work and have successfully defended the dissertation will be considered if such documentation is provided). Areas of desired specialty include computer security, data analytics, software engineering and algorithms; however, all areas will be considered.

Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uis.edu/job-board. Applicants should navigate to the Faculty category and Computer Science position. To apply, click the "Apply for Position", create a profile, complete the online application, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references. Letters of reference and transcripts may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2018 and continue until the positions have been filled or the search is terminated. Only those applicants who complete the online application and upload all required materials by December 20, 2018 will be considered. To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the search, applicants are asked to upload their own materials.

UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Assistant Professor, Computer Science/Information Systems Security, and Director of Center for Academic Excellence

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) invites applications for two Assistant Professor in Computer Security, tenure track positions to begin August, 2019, one of whom will be selected to serve as Director of the Center for Academic Excellence. The UIS Computer Science Department offers an innovative program in Information Systems Security and has been designated a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The department prides itself on its small class sizes and distinguished faculty dedicated to research and teaching. Applicants, especially early career, are invited. Salary is competitive for the computer security field and is commensurate with qualifications. This is a full-time on-campus position. UIS tenure-system faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community, with assigned professional responsibilities for teaching, scholarship, and service.

Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois system. The University serves approximately 5,000 students in 22 graduate and 30 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum offers students a strong liberal arts core, a wide range of professional programs, and close faculty interaction. Making the most of its location in the state capital, UIS is broadly engaged in public policy and service. Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning. UIS faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. You are encouraged to visit the university web page at http://www.uis.edu and the department web page at http://csc.uis.edu.

Duties:

These positions involve conducting research, and teaching graduate and undergraduate computer security courses. One of the two positions will serve as Director of the Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field is required. Candidates who have completed all course work and have successfully defended the dissertation will be considered if such documentation is provided.

Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uis.edu/job-board. Applicants should navigate to the Faculty category and Computer Science/Information Systems Security position. To apply, select the "Apply for Position" button below, create a profile, complete the online application, and upload a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications, curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references. Letters of reference and transcripts may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2018 and continue until the positions have been filled or the search is terminated. Only those applicants who complete the online application and upload all required materials by December 20, 2018 will be considered. To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the search, applicants are asked to upload their own materials.

UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.