Georgia State University, Computer Science

1671 18810
Position ID:GSU-CS-AP2021 [#18810, AP2021]
Position Title: Academic Professional
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30302, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/06/28, updated 2021/06/17)
Position Description:    

Georgia State University 
Department of Computer Science 
Academic Professional

Log# 22-101

Candidates are sought for appointment as an Academic Professional in GSU’s Department of Computer Science to assist with managing the Department’s teaching laboratories and projects. Further, the successful candidate will facilitate external relations with industry partners and support administrative activities in the Department. This position will report to the Department Chair and will oversee many internal and outreach strategic initiatives of the Department, including the management of Senior Design Projects; development of stakeholder and company relationships to facilitate the Department’s vision; coordination of activities of the Department’s Industrial Advisory Board (IAB); serving as project manager for diverse departmental initiatives; and limited teaching of appropriate courses. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.

Applicants should have experience in teaching or mentorship and the support of laboratory infrastructure. Successful candidates will help oversee curricular laboratory offerings, facilitate interdisciplinary partnerships, and assist in activities to develop an industry-relevant curriculum. The successful applicant will join a department of faculty and staff who are committed to innovative teaching; diverse, equitable, and inclusive excellence; and interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Academic Professional appointment is in a 12-month non-tenure track position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to advance in this position through promotion to higher ranks.  

Georgia State University is a large, urban research university in downtown Atlanta and an official minority-serving institution. GSU and the Department of Computer Science are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and providing a supportive atmosphere. We encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. The College of Arts & Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development. GSU is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

Applications should include 1) an up-to-date CV, 2) a statement of commitment to and experience with supporting a diverse student body effectively, including fostering diversity and inclusion, and 3) contact information for at least three professional references and should be submitted via

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or based on disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Computer Science
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5060
Atlanta, GA 30302-5060

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