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Computer Science Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty
Perimeter College, Georgia State University in Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, Newton, Georgia
Date Posted 11/10/2021
Faculty-Science-Computer Science
Salary $46,350 - $61,000  USD 1
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Computer Science Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty

Position Details

Posting Number: F00088P

GSU Log Number: 23-042

Classification Title: To be determined

Position Title: Computer Science Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty

Department: Computer Science and Engineering

Campus: College-wide

Position Type: Full Time Faculty

Posting Type: Internal/External

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Desired Start Date: 08/01/2022

Open Date: 11/04/2021

Review of Applications Begins: 11/08/2021

Close Date: 12/17/2021

Apply for the positions at: https://perimetercareers.gsu.edu/postings/4048

GSU Information

Join Perimeter College’s growing faculty and become part of Georgia State University’s national leadership in innovation and in the academic success of its diverse populations. As the two-year college of Georgia State, Perimeter College is metro Atlanta’s gateway to higher education, offering a learning environment where teaching is the faculty’s primary focus. Students can choose from courses on five campuses and online to follow a clear path to an associate degree or receive the core classes required to pursue a bachelor’s degree. The 2021 rankings from U.S. News & World Report list Georgia State as #2 among the most innovative colleges and universities in the nation and #1 among national universities with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Another 2021 national rank recognized Perimeter for its significant and measurable efforts to help students persist, graduate and thrive. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Perimeter College among the top 20 two-year colleges nationally for our higher rates of students staying the course and advancing their education. Also, Perimeter students regardless of race, ethnicity or income now are graduating at similar rates, mirroring the nationally recognized student success of Georgia State’s Atlanta Campus.

About the Department

Occupations in Computer Science and Engineering are growing at an exponential rate. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College is committed to preparing students for careers in these critically important arenas. Student success is our chief priority. We accomplish this goal in multiple ways, from focusing on initiatives that promote access to the Computer Science and Engineering pathways to providing top-tier research and experiential learning opportunities for our students.

Position Description

The successful candidate will contribute to the development and review of related undergraduate curricula, assist with program assessment activities, and maintain office hours for student advisement.

Tenure-track positions are academic year (August-May) appointments.

The selected candidate will:

Provide 27-32 semester hours of instruction per academic year.

  • Provide student support and advising.

  • Maintain an average of 8 office hours per week.

  • Work effectively and professionally with colleagues.

  • Contribute to the development and review of related undergraduate curricula.

  • Assist with program development activities.

Expectations also include service to the college at the department, discipline, campus, and college-wide levels. Perimeter College encourages and supports innovation and professional growth, expecting the successful candidate to demonstrate career goals that are consistent with the college’s mission.

Required Experience

None specified.

Required Education

A minimum of a master’s degree required in Computer Science or a minimum of a master’s degree with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in relevant coursework (completed by the anticipated date of appointment) is required.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Preference will also be given to candidates who possess:

  • Previous college-level teaching experience.

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Java and Python computer-programming languages.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to teach a variety of computer science courses at the college level.

  • Ability and desire to teach effectively using a variety of methods.

  • Ability to relate to a diverse student population and facilitate student learning.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology and its use in teaching programming concepts.

    Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

    None specified

Pre-Employment Requirements

A Criminal Background Check is required.

Work Hours

Position may require non-standard hours (including day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend and/or other campus locations).


$46,350 - $61,000; salary calculation is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and education

Description of Job Duty

Instruction (80%), Service (10%), Professional Development (10%)

Percentage of Time


Special Instructions

For full consideration, please submit all required materials by December 4, 2021. Qualified applicants must provide the following application materials to be considered:

  • Letter of intent/cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae/resume

  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate-level degrees completed. Official transcripts must be provided if an offer is accepted

  • Candidates with foreign degrees must provide a foreign degree transcript evaluation as verification of educational equivalency

  • Three (3) professional letters of reference. (Final Candidate Only)

    Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Sahithya Reddivari at sreddivari@gsu.edu. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Alicia Johanneson at perimetercareers@gsu.edu. Please note that is it the responsibility of the final candidate to ensure all letters of reference have been received.

    Diversity Statement

    Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university and accommodates individuals with disabilities. All applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Notice of employment will be conditional on background verification.

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