Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Faculty Posted On: Tue Nov 3 2020 Job Description:
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Saint Joseph invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in Computer and Data Science beginning in August 2021. This is an exciting time to join the department as we have recently introduced a new undergraduate major in Computer and Data Science and are seeking a dynamic, creative colleague who will play an active role in shaping the new program and facilitating its growth. Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.
Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of undergraduate computer science courses, from introductory programming to upper-level major courses. Although all areas of specialization will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates who can teach courses in subjects such as software development, mobile application development, web programming, and cloud computing. Ability to teach data science courses is also an asset. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education and student engagement, an interest in curriculum development, and broad potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
Earned doctorate in computer science (or a related field), applicants who are ABD will be considered.
Evidence of strong commitment to undergraduate education and potential for excellence in teaching
Competency and interest in teaching a broad range of undergraduate computer science courses and developing new courses in key areas of growth
Evidence of potential to maintain an active scholarship agenda
Commitment to continued professional development in the fast-changing field
Expertise and/or interest in data science preferred
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level preferred
Industry experience and/or a broad understanding of industry expectations, trends, and applications preferred
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.