Assistant Professor of Computing Science (Clinical or Tenure Track)


Position Title

Assistant Professor of Computing Science (Clinical or Tenure Track)


Davis College of Business & Technology


Full Time/Exempt 

Job Summary

The Davis College of Business and Technology at Jacksonville University invites applications for the faculty position of Assistant Professor of Computing Science (Clinical or Tenure Track) beginning Fall 2024. The individual hired for this position must be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computing science and cybersecurity. Teaching responsibilities may include courses such as foundations of computing science, programming, data driven web application development, data driven mobile application development, computing science capstone, applied data mining, artificial intelligence, python programming, cyber threat intelligence, and/or security risk analysis and management. The teaching load is typically 12 credit hours per Fall and Spring semester and may include face-toface, hybrid and/or online deliveries in undergraduate and Master’s programs.

Rank is open based on candidate credentials, experience and interest. For tenure-track position, engagement in research is required. Research interests in software development, artificial intelligence and/or cybersecurity is desired. The individual hired for the position (regardless of rank) will also be responsible for student advising and mentorship, contributing to assessment of student learning outcomes, and engaging in other service activities.

It is expected that the individual chosen for this position will possess a commitment to teaching excellence, willingness to engage in the activities of the Center for Cybersecurity, and a commitment to involvement in service that advances the university or the profession. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent communication and collaboration skills and a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive work and classroom environment. 


  • Teach classes—a typical l0ad is 24 hours annually
  • Engage in research/scholarship
  • Supervise student research projects
  • Supervise student internships
  • Participate in university service at the department, school, college, or university level
  • Participate in community service (optional)

Required Skills/Abilities

  • The ability to teach a broad range of lower-level and upper-level courses
  • The ability to incorporate technology into classroom teaching and to teach online and hybrid classes
  • The ability to supervise and conduct research and supervise student research in area of expertise
  • The ability to work with diverse students and small class sizes
  • Participation in departmental, school, college, or university service
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative manner

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

Tenure-track Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Computer Science from an accredited program or a related degree. A.B.D.'s with a clear plan for completion by December 2024 are encouraged to apply.

Non-Tenure track/clinical candidates should possess a Master’s degree in Computer Science from an accredited program or a related degree. Industry experience and external certification(s) are preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach.
  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines.
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Named an “America’s Best College” in the South for more than 10 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report, Jacksonville University is a premier private institution in northeast Florida. Founded in 1934, JU offers more than 100 majors, minors, and programs with over 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Jacksonville University is located in a beautiful riverfront setting in suburban Jacksonville, across the St. Johns River from downtown and just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. The prestigious Davis College of Business and Technology includes three schools: The School of Engineering and Technology, the School of Business, and the School of Aviation and Military Sciences. Additional information about the College and the University and its programs can be obtained by accessing the university’s website. 

To Apply

The review of applications will continue until filled. Interested candidates should submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, recent teaching evaluations (if applicable), names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and a completed Jacksonville University Faculty Application. All materials should be submitted electronically to