Bridgewater State University — Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science

Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Information: Tenure Track

Department Summary:
The Department of Computer Science is a mid-sized, cordial, collaborative, and innovative group of 8 full-time faculty members. The Department prepares students for exciting careers and graduate school through high quality instruction in small classes and close collaboration between faculty members and students on projects. The goal of the Department is to provide students with a strong foundation in computer science, one that also promotes critical thinking and lifetime learning. The Department is located in the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center where faculty and staff work with students in labs equipped with modern equipment and technology. The Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science at Bridgewater State is ABET accredited. The Department also offers a MS degree in Computer Science.

Bridgewater State University is a teaching-intensive university located in Southeastern Massachusetts between Boston, MA and Providence, RI. The University is a liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to the sciences.

Essential Duties:
Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate- and master’s-level courses, advising undergraduates and supervising graduate students, participating in departmental curriculum development including ABET accreditation work, as well as engaging in ongoing scholarship and professional activity.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in computer science, or a closely related field. ABD applicants will be considered.

Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching and advising and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity. They should also have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, a demonstrated capacity for scholarly activity, excellent verbal and written communications skills, as well as a commitment to public higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong candidates of all specialties will be considered. Preference will be given to those with specialties in Machine Learning, Cybersecurity and Forensics, Compilers/Programming Languages, HCI/Animation/Virtual Reality, Computer Vision, and/or IoT.

Candidates who involve undergraduates in research and projects, or do outreach to pre-college students are especially encouraged to apply.

Special Conditions for Eligibility:
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

Posting Number: F00278P
Open Date: 08/12/2019
Close Date: 11/10/2019
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:

*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.

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Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.