Open Faculty Positions

Two Tenure-Track Professor Positions Open in Informatics for Fall 2019

Assistant/Associate Professor in Information Science and Technology: Social Media and Social Network Analysis

The Informatics Department seeks outstanding candidates with or near completion of a Ph.D. in computing or a computing-related discipline.

Preference will be given to candidates in the areas of:

  • social network analysis
  • organizational communication
  • data science

Outstanding candidates in other areas of information science and technology will also be considered, including candidates specializing in:

  • information systems
  • human-computer interaction

Assistant/Associate Professor in Information Science and Technology: Virtual Environments

The Informatics Department seeks outstanding candidates with or near completion of a Ph.D. in a computing-related discipline. 

Preference will be given to candidates in the areas of:

  • virtual reality
  • virtual environment design
  • augmented reality
  • gaming & simulation
  • computer graphics
  • spatial computing

To Apply:

Visit the NJIT Jobs site and search “Faculty” employment to view all open positions or visit the direct links below. 

Assistant/Associate Professor in Information Science and Technology: Social Media and Social Network Analysis

Assistant/Associate Professor in Information Science and Technology: Virtual Environments

For additional information and inquires email informatics@njit.edu or call Dr. Mike Halper at 973-596-5764.

Working Environment and Advantages: Being a Professor of Informatics at NJIT 

  • Top 1% of faculty pay among 1,292 public universities - NJIT offers competitive salaries for faculty, new labs and facilities. Incoming tenure-track faculty begin with a teaching load of only 1/1, supporting a highly productive research agenda.
  • New York Metro Area - NJIT is located less than 25 minutes from Manhattan. Faculty can enjoy the urban lifestyle of the New York City metro area or the open space or rural New Jersey. NJIT is within the New York Metro Area, home to IBM, Verizon, Audible, Panasonic and many tech start-ups. There are also many companies in the fintech area. 
  • Fast-growing University - NJIT was the third-fastest growing university in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 rankings, jumping 34 spots. Growth is also spurred by a bold $400 million expansion. Incoming 2019 faculty will be among more than 130 new or recent faculty hires at NJIT.
  • University Heights: Newark's Academic Hill - Newark is a university town with more than 50,000 students, faculty, and staff across five universities and colleges. NJIT and Rutgers are side-by-side campuses with shared programs and classes. 
  • One of the largest Colleges of Computing on the East Coast - The Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC) is the largest college of computing in the New York metro area. As a result, 25% of all high-tech employees in New Jersey trained at NJIT.
  • Research Support - YWCC is a strong, active research college with innovative projects funded by NSF, NIH, DARPA and partner companies such as Oculus, Verizon and others. 

An EEO employer, NJIT offers a welcoming and supportive community of students and colleagues and encourages applications from diverse individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.