The Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University is seeking multiple full-time tenure-track faculty members with expertise in any one of the following areas: data science, cybersecurity and medical image computing. Outstanding candidates in other areas of computer science will also be considered. The appointment is expected to be made at the Assistant Professor rank with an anticipated start date of July 2020. At the time of appointment, the candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in computer science or related discipline.
The Department of Computer Science currently has 19 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 9 teaching faculty, and several adjunct faculty. The faculty has research grant support from agencies such as NSF, NIH, NASA, NEH, the Mellon Foundation, DoD, and DoE. ODU Computer Science ranks in the top 25% in terms of R&D expenditures among Computer Science departments.
Current research areas span a wide range, with established strengths in high performance scientific computing, data science, bioinformatics, parallel mesh generation, real-time medical image computing, web science, mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and large-scale video analytics (see http://cs.odu.edu/ for more information). A vibrant graduate program enrolls 150 graduate students (50 Ph.D. and 100 M.S.) and the undergraduate program has more than 800 majors. Excellent collaborative research opportunities are available at ODU’s Center for Cybersecurity Education & Research, and at nearby NASA Langley Research Center, DoE’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, National Institute of Aerospace, Eastern Virginia Medical School and Sentara Hospital with state-of-the-art operating room suite for image guided surgery, and the Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center.
Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Old Dominion University (www.odu.edu) is a state-supported Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive institution with approximately 25,000 students and over 850 full-time faculty. Norfolk is a culturally-rich, historic city and a major international maritime center in Hampton Roads, a seven-city metropolitan area of over 1.5 million people.
ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Interested candidates should visit https://jobs.odu.edu/ to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research activities and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for four references. For additional information regarding the positions, please contact to Dr. Nikos Chrisochoides, Computer Science Faculty Search Committee Chair. The review of applications will begin January 15, 2020 and continue until positions are filled.
It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requirements are the potential for success in teaching, research, and obtaining external research grants. Consideration will also be given to candidates demonstrating a potential for collaboration with the current Computer Science faculty or for inter-disciplinary collaboration with other researchers at ODU. At the time of appointment, the candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in computer science or related discipline.
Additional Salary Information: Old Dominion University offers an excellent faculty benefits package.
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About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is a state-funded Carnegie/doctoral research institution enrolling more than 25,000 students with approximately 5,000 graduate and 1,500 international students. ODU is located in Norfolk, Virginia which is the hub of the world’s largest natural harbor and is regarded as a national leader in business and industry. Nearby Virginia Beach, where many of the faculty members live, is the largest city in Virginia, has 36 miles of some of the best beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay and is a major year-round tourist center on the East Coast. In a 2009 US News poll, Virginia Beach was rated as the best place in the US to raise a family. Located nearby are historic Jamestown, Yorktown, and Williamsburg. Norfolk also profits from its relationship with the Navy and its proximity to Washington, D.C. and the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The University is situated on a 180-acre campus bounded by the Lafayette and Elizabeth Rivers.