New Jersey Institute of Technology, Ying Wu College of Computing

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Position ID:New Jersey Institute of Technology-Ying Wu College of Computing-ISFAC22 [#19181]
Position Title: Faculty Positions in Information Science / Information Technology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Newark, New Jersey 07102, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Informatics / Human-computer interfaces, Data mining, Social media and network analytics, Visual computing and graphics, Creative computing, Cybersecurity, Networking, Cloud administration
Appl Deadline:2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/01, updated 2021/08/14, listed until 2022/05/01)
Position Description:    

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The Informatics Department seeks outstanding faculty for multiple tenure-track positions. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in a computing or computing-related discipline and a strong record of research.

The areas of interest include, but are not restricted to:

  • Human-computer interfaces
  • Data mining
  • Social media and network analytics
  • Visual computing and graphics
  • Creative computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Networking
  • Cloud administration

Outstanding candidates in other information science, information technology, and other computational areas will also be considered.

Work Environment and Advantages

Incoming tenure-track faculty begin with a teaching load of only 1/1, supporting a highly productive research agenda. NJIT offers competitive salaries: top 1% in faculty pay among 1,292 public universities.

With a location less than 25 minutes from Manhattan, NJIT is situated squarely within the greater New York infotech corridor. NJIT has ongoing projects and collaborations with Google, Facebook, IBM, Verizon, Audible, Panasonic, and many tech start-ups. NJIT has recently expanded its graduate programs to a new Jersey City campus, with waterfront, skyscraper facilities overlooking Lower Manhattan.

The Informatics Department is part of the Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC), the largest college of computing in the tri-state region of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and one of the largest in the USA. About 25% of all high-tech employees in New Jersey have trained at YWCC. YWCC carries out innovative projects funded by NSF, NIH, DARPA, and partner companies such as Oculus, Verizon, and others.

NJIT is located in the University Heights area, an academic mecca with more than 50,000 college students across five universities and colleges. NJIT and Rutgers-Newark are side-by-side sister campuses with shared programs, classes, and research projects. 

To formally apply for the position, please submit your application (including CV and Cover letter) to NJIT’s career site:

You must also submit additional candidate materials online at ; the additional candidate materials  include a cover letter, CV, Research Statement, Teaching Statement, and the contact information for at least three references.  NJIT recognizes the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in academia and society at large.  Candidates who have a track record in DEI are requested to also submit an optional Diversity Statement. 

For additional information and inquiries, contact or call the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mike Halper at (973) 596-5764.

NJIT is an equal opportunity employer and is to maintain a diverse workforce. It is NJIT's policy to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Department of Informatics
New Jersey Institute of Technology
GITC, Room 3500
University Heights
Newark, New Jersey 07102