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Open Search for Information Science / Information Technology for Fall 202
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Date Posted Dec. 12, 2019
Title Open Search for Information Science / Information Technology for Fall 202
University New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ, United States
Department Informatics Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Open Search for Information Science / Information Technology for Fall 2020

The Informatics Department seeks outstanding candidates with or near completion of a Ph.D. in a computing or computing-related discipline.

Informatics has an open search for several positions in different areas of Information Science, Information Technology, and Data Systems.

The areas of interest include, but are not restricted to:
Interaction design and human-computer interaction
Data science and data mining
Social media and network analytics
Cloud Administration

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

Work Environment and Advantages

Top 1% of Faculty Pay among 1,292 Public Universities. NJIT offers competitive salaries for faculty, new labs, and facilities. Incoming tenure-track faculty begin with a teaching load of only 1/1, supporting a highly productive research agenda.

NJIT Within Metro New York Infotech Environment. NJIT is located less than 25 minutes from Manhattan. NJIT is within the greater New York infotech corridor with projects, collaborations, or students in Google, Facebook, IBM, Verizon, Audible, Panasonic, and many tech start-ups. Faculty at NJIT can enjoy the urban lifestyle of the New York City area or open space of rural New Jersey.

NJIT has recently expanded its graduate Data Science programs to Jersey City, just across the Hudson River from the financial district of Lower Manhattan in New York City, where it serves the many working professionals in that region.

Research 1 (R1) ranked University: Rapid Growth and Advancing Reputation. NJIT is expanding rapidly at many levels. NJIT was the 3rd fastest growing university in the US News & World Report rankings, jumping ahead of 50 universities and ranked in the top 100 national research universities.

Growth is also spurred by a bold expansion on new university construction and facilities,
ongoing and planned. Incoming 2020 faculty will be part of an expansion of more than 130 new recent faculty hires at NJIT.

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

Largest College of Computing on the East Coast of the USA. The Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC) is the largest college of computing in the tri-state region of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and one of the largest in the United States. YWCC graduates the commanding number of computing graduates in the area. As a result, 25% of all high-tech employees in New Jersey trained at NJIT.

Research Support. YWCC is a strong, active research college with innovative projects funded by NSF, NIH, DARPA, and partner companies such as Oculus, Verizon, and others.

Apply for a tenure-track position @NJIT

To apply, please visit (1) CV and (2) list of three references (e-mail addresses and phone numbers),

For additional information and inquiries:
Contact or
Call Professor Mike Halper at (973) 596-5764.

As an EEO employer NJIT is committed to building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment and strongly encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.

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