Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Science and Engineering
Michigan State University College of Engineering
United States

Assistant/Associate Professor

Apply now Job no: 827032
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Computer Science And Engineering 10016172
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Information Technology, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Summary

The Department is looking for highly motivated applicants who can enhance or complement the Department's strengths and expertise. 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; engage in institutional and professional service as well as public outreach; and contribute toward the university’s DEI mission. The Department and College have a strong track record of mentoring junior faculty to successfully grow their academic careers.

The Department has strong research programs in several areas of Computer Science and Engineering. The Department has accredited B.S. degree programs in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. The Department also offers a B.S. degree in Computational Data Science.  There are currently over 230 graduate students and 1,800 undergraduate students in the Department. Department faculty have been actively involved in leading several national-level centers, including BEACON, an NSF Science and Technology Center for the study of evolution in action that is headquartered at MSU, and CITeR, an NSF-IUCRC enterprise focusing on Biometrics and Identity Science. MSU's annual research expenditure is around $725M. University researchers and scholars are internationally renowned and are facilitating broad social, economic, and technological impact.

MSU enjoys a park-like campus with some outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is in the city of East Lansing, adjacent to the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 541,000.  Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. Michigan State University is proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual-career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU’s dual-career support can be found at  Information about WorkLife at MSU and the College of Engineering can be found at and

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Computer Science

Minimum Requirements

PhD in Computer Science or related field

Required Application Materials

Interested individuals should submit their application through and refer to posting #827032. Applicants must submit:

  1. a detailed curriculum vitae,
  2. a cover letter summarizing their qualifications and highlighting up to five prominent scholarly works,
  3. vision statement describing their teaching philosophy, including mentoring and outreach,
  4. vision statement describing their planned research program,
  5. vision statement describing their plans to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, and
  6. the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Special Instructions

For full consideration, applications should be received before January 12, 2023.  Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until the position is filled. The search committee reserves the right to begin the evaluation process before January 12, 2023. Therefore, interested individuals are encouraged to submit their application packets as soon as possible.

Nominations or questions are welcome by contacting the search committee chair at

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Department Statement

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential.

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.

Advertised: Nov 16, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 16, 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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