Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


The Hampton University Department of Computer Science invites nominations and applications for both tenure track and non-tenured faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2021.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton. It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution. The Department of Computer Science offers three undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of .Science, Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems and Cyber Security – Computer Science Track. In addition the Department offers two Master of Science Degrees: Computer Science and Cyber Security. The Department of Computer Science has accredited programs from ABET and Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The Department areas of interest are Software Engineering, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Human Computer Interaction, Cyber Security as well as other current technology related areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

Faculty in the Department of Computer Science are expected to teach as well as conduct research in their areas of expertise. The Department of Computer Science faculty works collaboratively within the department and across the Institution. The faculty is expected to strongly engage with the students and maintain the department’s high standards.


Faculty seeking a tenure track position must have a PhD in a computer science related field. At a minimum, faculty must have a Master of Science degree in Computer Science for a non-tenured position.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate's commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead. Applications may be submitted electronically to Dr. Jean Muhammad (jeana.muhammad@hamptonu.edu) (email is preferred) or mailed to:

Dr. Jean Muhammad, Chair

Department of Computer Science

School of Science Turner Hall: RM 110

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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