Assistant Professor of Mathematics or Computer Science (UPDATED)

Salisbury, MD

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Salisbury University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics or Computer Science.

Primary Job Duties: If hired in computer science, teaching introductory computer science courses as well as a broad range of upper level computer science courses. If hired in mathematics, teaching introductory mathematics courses as well as a broad range of upper level mathematics courses. Responsibilities also include academic advising and student mentoring, conducting undergraduate research and scholarly activities, and supporting the development of the proposed Data Science Degree program through teaching and research.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related field. Ph.D. or ABD in (degree) or related field, with a strong preference for Ph.D. If ABD, would be hired at the rank of Instructor, with the requirement that the candidate complete the doctoral degree within the first year of employment. Demonstrated evidence of a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and curriculum development. Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the modern programming languages such as C, C++, R, Java, Python, PHP, Javascript, etc.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates from all areas of mathematics and computer science will be considered but those with a background and interest in data science and the development of the proposed Data Science Degree program through teaching and research will be preferred. Specifically, in computer science a background in data science, databases, data management, data mining, data visualization, optimization, machine learning, AI, high performance and parallel computation, networking, or cybersecurity. In mathematics, a background and interest in data science, statistics, data analysis, or predictive modeling.

Applications received by September 30, 2019, will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Rank and salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2020. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) a letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial transcripts (official copies to be submitted before hire), 4) a brief statement describing approach to undergraduate teaching, 5) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references; and 6) three (3) blind letters of reference provided directly from your professional references or by an online credential service provider send directly to Mrs. Jenny Howard at , or via the mail to her attention at Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD, 21801. If you have any questions about the position, please contact either Dr. Joseph Anderson at or Dr. Giulia Franchi at .

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation's top colleges and best values' by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit .

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