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Friday, September 30, 2016

[LIBJOBS] IS+IT Asst/Assoc Profs, NJIT (near NY City, USA)

The Department of Information Systems (which is changing its name to the Department of Informatics) at New Jersey Institute of Technology seeks outstanding candidates for two full time faculty positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Successful candidates must have a PhD in a computing-related field by Summer 2017.


Information Systems area: Preferences will be given to those who specialize in health informatics / smart health, or cyber-human systems / social computing.  Outstanding candidates in other IS areas will also be considered.  Teaching qualifications should include introductory courses in Web programming, Databases, Data Analytics, Systems Analysis and Design, and advanced courses in an area of expertise.


Information Technology (IT) areaPreference will be given to candidates in security, networking, multimedia, game development, or VR, but outstanding candidates in other Information Technology areas will also be considered.  Some industrial experience in an area of IT is a plus, and teaching interests should include general courses in IT as well as advanced specialization courses.


Applicants should have an excellent academic record and exceptional potential for world-class research and attracting grant funding. Candidates with exceptional records will be considered at the associate professor level.


The IS Department is part of the Ying Wu College of Computing. As such, tenure and teaching expectations are aligned with those of the broader computing community, with an emphasis on grant funding and publishing in top computing conferences and journals. The IS Department has degree programs ranging from Bachelor's, Master's, to Ph.D., and it specializes in human-centered computing and data intensive research.  Interdisciplinary work is strongly encouraged across the university and with other partners.


NJIT is located 30 minutes from Silicon Alley and NYC by train. The area has a high concentration of industry and businesses, with many opportunities for research collaboration and consulting. The area offers a variety of living environments, from lively urban to quiet suburbs to the Jersey shore, with excellent school districts.


To Apply:

1.      Visit "Career Opportunities" on NJIT Human Resources web site ( for "Faculty Positions". The position numbers are 0603580 and 0603581, respectively.

2.      Create your application, and post your cover letter and CV.

3.      Email supplemental materials (research and teaching statements, and sample publications) to

4.      Have at least 3 letters of reference emailed to


For more information regarding these positions, please visit  Additional questions should be addressed to search committee chair Dr. Michael Bieber (


NJIT encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. EEO employer.

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