Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science


Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science
California State University, Bakersfield

Type: Tenure-Track
Academic Year: 2018/2019
Available: August 2018

Department of Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway,
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Erika Moreno, Administrative Support Coordinator
Melissa Danforth, Department Chair
Phone: (661) 654-3082 Email:

Application Deadline Date: Review begins on November 20, 2017. Priority will be given to applications received by this date. Position to remain open until filled.

Description: Tenure-track position in Computer Science at the assistant or associate professor level.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a BS degree, preferably in computer science or software engineering, and a Ph.D. in computer science, software engineering, computer science and engineering, or in a closely related discipline with extensive background in computer science. Some familiarity with the ABET accreditation process is desirable. The applicants are expected to have excellent academic credentials and a proven ability to teach courses and laboratory sessions effectively, maintaining strong student-faculty interaction.

A major responsibility will be to assist in the expansion of the existing degree program in computer science. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses, conduct research, supervise students, and participate in appropriate levels of service to the department, school, university, and the profession.

Priority will be given to applicants who specialize in operating systems, computer networking (including large-scale networking, wireless networks, cloud computing, datacenter networks, and mobile systems), programming languages, computer architecture (including abundant data architecture and energy-efficient architecture), and distributed and parallel computation. However, outstanding candidates from other areas within the field of computer science will also be considered.

Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Mandated Reporter: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Application: The application must include an application letter detailing the candidate's qualifications and experience relative to the position description, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research agenda, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Documents should be attached in PDF format and emailed directly to with the position reference number from above in the subject line.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Research startup funds are available. Release time for establishing a research program within the department is generally available during the early years of the appointment.

Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety/University Police at 661-654-2111 or by logging on to their website at

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California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status.

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