Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking applications for a tenure-track, faculty position in the Computer Science Department to start August 1, 2021. All areas of research specializations will be considered. Candidates will show excellent pedagogical skills to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates should be able to teach courses complementary to other faculty, design new courses as needed, conduct research, and serve on department and college committees. Teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester (actual number of courses depend on the number of credit hours assigned to each course). Inclusion of undergraduate students in a research program is important. A Ph.D. in computer science or computer information systems is required. ABDs will be considered if there is clear evidence that completion of the doctorate is imminent. Demonstrate research creativity and productivity, ability to develop a research program, and a strong commitment to excellence in education, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students.
A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.
To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, and three references. Candidates are asked to submit an additional reflective statement about teaching in the required applicant document titled “diversity statement”. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page: http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/diversity/aboutus.cfm.)
Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.
In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
All application materials must be submitted online at the following link: https://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/3076
Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be solicited to submit letters for candidates upon application.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.