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Assistant Professor - Computer Technology
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Date Posted Oct. 17, 2022
Title Assistant Professor - Computer Technology
University New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
Newark, NJ, United States
Department School of Applied Engr & Tech
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Assistant Professor - Computer Technology


School of Applied Engr & Tech

Reports To:
The Department Chair

Position Type:

Position Summary:
The School of Applied Engineering and Technology (SAET) of the Newark College of Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Technology (CPT). By the time of appointment, the successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree, with a record of pertinent high-quality research in a related engineering field.

Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will have a primary appointment with SAET and an appointment with one of NJIT departments that provides graduate-level programs in engineering or computing. His/her focus areas would be Computer Technology and Medical Information Technology. The successful candidate will engage in education and teaching (at both undergraduate and graduate levels) and in scholarly research, student mentoring (undergraduate and graduate), and facility/infrastructure development. The incumbent will produce refereed technical publications, and obtain grand funding. Areas of research and academic interest of particular relevance include:

Applied Informatics/Analytics: With the proliferation of large, open-source datasets, modern computational software, and novel methods for unstructured data mining, the field of Informatics is being re-imagined. Application of informatics can include medical, bio, health, energy, and materials informatics. Candidates whose research includes machine learning will be strongly considered.

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning: Research areas to include advanced applications of AI and machine learning, novel AI algorithms and architectures, and software engineering principles for AI systems (including topics in scalability, robustness, fairness, and verification). Areas of applications can include medicine, health sciences, materials, cybersecurity, cyber-physical systems, human-machine systems, IoT and edge computing, autonomous systems, energy and the built environment, climate science, advanced manufacturing, critical infrastructure and supply chain management, the arts, and life sciences and systems biology.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
- A Ph.D/D.Sc degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or closely related field. High quality scholarly achievements and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Holders of this faculty position are expected to generate a significant externally-funded research program in their areas of specialization.
- At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be exempted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, cover letter and list of (3) professional references. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Pramod Abichandani at

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