The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the Virginia Military Institute invites applications for two or more tenure-track
faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor level beginning January 2021 or August 2021. A completed or about to be completed
Ph.D. in computer science or computer engineering is required. Preferred fields include, but are not limited to, cyber security, data
analytics, mobile computing, and human-centric computing. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate courses at both
the introductory and advanced levels, and establish a research program in their area of expertise in which undergraduates are actively
CIS at VMI has state-of-the-art laboratories and emphasizes teaching excellence, experiential learning and undergraduate
research. We are embarking on an era of exceptional growth where cyber studies are being recognized as pivotal to all disciplines and vital
to all aspects of modern societies from smart cities and critical infrastructures, to scientific computing, to big-data analytics and social
computing, to mobile and location-based services in healthcare, transportation, etc.
The current VMI BS in Computer Science degree
program is dynamically evolving into an applied program anchored in cyber security, interactive computing, intelligent systems, and
computational data science and engineering. Individuals hired will have significant input into the growth process as advancements in
computer and information sciences and technology continue to drive the future and dictate changes in computing curricula. Led by CIS, VMI is
in receipt of a significant Cybersecurity grant award in a consortium of all six national Senior Military Colleges (SMCs). In addition to
substantial enhancement of the laboratory infrastructure, this grant will play a major role in advancing cybersecurity education and
research at VMI as well as orchestrating and strengthening the relationships across the SMCs. The new hire will have numerous opportunities
to team with other faculty on innovations and new directions in curriculum, research and cadet development.
VMI is a state-supported
coeducational undergraduate military college of 1600+ students, with a strong commitment to produce the next generation of leaders in the
sciences, engineering, humanities, and social sciences. VMI is located in Lexington, VA, which is a beautiful historic town in the heart of
the Shenandoah Valley. Washington and Lee University is located adjacent to VMI. The area is well-known for its educational, cultural, and
natural amenities. Faculty wear military uniforms but prior military service is not required.
Applicants should be submitted online
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, names of at
least three references, copies of transcripts, a statement of teaching, and a statement of research. Incomplete applications will not be
considered. If you cannot submit online, please send application material to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Computer and
Information Sciences, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. The position is open until filled.
VMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal education and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are also 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.
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