Assistant Professor Tenure Track - Networking Systems, Cloud Computing NET

  • Purdue University, Computer and Information Technology Department
  • 401 N Grant St, West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Feb 02, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


Purdue University's Department of Computer and Information Technology invites applications for a Tenure Track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Cloud Computing at the West Lafayette campus beginning in August 2021. The department's mission focuses primarily on teaching, scholarship through applied research, and industry/professional engagement. The position is in the area of cloud computing and Network Engineering Technology, focusing on cloud architecture, network automation, DevOps, DevSecOps, edge computing, datacenter design and deployment, with opportunities for curriculum and facilities development.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, research, and engagement with industry, the community, and colleagues within the computing discipline. Additional information about the department can be found at

Purdue University is a leading land-grant, research-intensive university. Purdue ‘s strategic plan is focused on enhancing student success with careers in a dynamic global society, enhancing interdisciplinary discovery and discoveries into innovations with economic impact, and utilizing the assets of the institution to address grand challenges of humanity.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The selected candidate is expected to participate in both undergraduate and graduate education assignments.

Minimum Qualifications, Ph.D. in Computer Sciences, Information Technology or related disciplines by the time of appointment. (3) years of related industry or teaching experiences, preferred but not required.

Application Details

Applications must be submitted via SuccessFactors  Include a cover letter, complete resume with the names and addresses of three references, and teaching and research statements. Optionally, applicants may include copies of relevant publications.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Purdue University's Department of Computer and Information Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Address at least one of these areas in a cover letter, indicating how their past experiences, current interests and activities, and/or future goals could promote a work climate that values diversity and inclusion.

A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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