Open Faculty Positions
NJIT Informatics Professorship: Visiting Professors
The Informatics Department seeks outstanding visiting faculty at the senior and junior levels. Faculty can be from any of the broad areas of Information Science, Information Technology, and Data Systems. Visiting faculty should have an active research program and be appointed as a faculty member at a peer institution. The Informatics Department is part of NJIT's Ying Wu College of Computing.
Visiting faculty will be expected to be engaged with faculty in the department, provide talks, or engage graduate students in a seminar.
Funding and Support
The NJIT Visiting Professor positions are funded. The senior and junior positions cover a substantial amount of faculty member’s salary at their host institution. Visiting faculty have their office, access to all research labs and equipment, medical insurance (if needed), and support of the NJIT university services.
Work Environment and Advantages
NJIT Within Metro New York Technology Environment
NJIT is located less than 25 minutes from Manhattan. NJIT is within an infotech corridor with projects, links, and alumni in Google, Facebook, IBM, Verizon, Audible, Panasonic, and many tech start-ups. Faculty at NJIT can enjoy the urban lifestyle of the New York City area or open space of rural New Jersey.
R1 research University: Growth and Advancing Reputation
NJIT is expanding rapidly at many levels. NJIT is the 3rd fastest growing university in the US News & World Report rankings and is recognized as a top100 national research university. Growth is also spurred by a bold expansion in new university construction and facilities ongoing and planned. Incoming 2020 faculty will be part of an expansion of more than 130 new recent faculty hires at NJIT.
University Heights: Newark’s Academic Hill
NJIT is located in the University Heights area of Newark, an academic mecca with more than 50,000 college students, faculty, and staff across five universities and colleges. NJIT and Rutgers are side-by-side sister campuses with shared programs, classes, and research projects.
One of the largest Colleges of Computing on the East Coast of the USA
The Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC) is the largest college of computing in the tri-state region of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and one the largest in the United States. YWCC graduates the commanding number of computing graduates in the area. As a result, 25% of all high-tech employees in New Jersey trained at NJIT.
Top 1% of Faculty Pay among 1,292 Public Universities
NJIT offers competitive salaries for faculty, new labs, and facilities.
YWCC is a strong, active research college with innovative projects funded by NSF, NIH, DARPA, and partner companies such as Oculus, Verizon, and others.
Apply for the visiting professor position @NJIT
To apply send your: (1) your CV, and (2) letter of intent/research plan with the subject heading “NJIT Visiting Professor” to firstname.lastname@example.org. For information, email Professor Mike Halper or call (973) 596-5764.