Associate/Full Professor of Computer Science

Salisbury, MD

Salibury University

The Department of Computer Science in the Henson School of Science and Technology is accepting applications for the position of associate/full professor of computer science and the Chair of the Department. This is a tenure-track position; tenure will be conveyed to those candidates with a proven track record of excellence in teaching, scholarship and leadership. The Department, launched in 2021, has significant strengths in software engineering, high performance computing, and network security. The faculty are particularly committed to teaching excellence and undergraduate student research.

Area of Specialization: Candidates with any specialization in Computer Science are welcome to apply.

Primary Job Duties: The successful applicant will be expected to: 1) provide departmental leadership including program development and administration, faculty development, student and faculty relations, department administration and university governance; 2) teach two courses per semester in computer science at the introductory and advanced levels and contribute to the computer science curriculum; 3) involve undergraduate students in research; 4) provide service to the Department, School, University, and community; and 5) serve as an academic advisor and professional mentor to computer science students.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field. Experience or demonstrated potential as an effective teacher with strong instructional skills and utilize effective teaching methods to enhance the success of diverse learners.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with prior leadership experience at the departmental, school, or university level within an academic environment are preferred. Experience in one or more of the following is also a plus: artificial intelligence, high performance computing, networking and computer security, system software, database, software engineering. Strong programming skills in C++, Java, and/or Python.

Applications received by March 1, 2022 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. 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 15, 2022. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ 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) statements of research and teaching interests; 4) statement of diversity that describes personal and professional experiences that will enable the candidate to support a diverse student population; 5) unofficial transcripts; 6) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Giulia Franchi at GXFRANCHI@salisbury.edu.

This position is based in Salisbury, MD, an area with a culturally diverse population with rich cultural experiences. 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 http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/ or https://www.salisbury.edu/administration/diversity-and-inclusion/.

Posted: 01/20/2022