About Worcester State University:
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a liberal arts and sciences
university with a long tradition of academic excellence dating back
to 1874, as well as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer that seeks to reflect the diversity of its community. Our
workforce is dedicated to academic quality, student-centered
programming, engaged citizenship, open exchanges of ideas,
diversity and inclusiveness, and civility and integrity. We are
looking for job applicants who share these values and commitment to
Worcester State is centrally located in Massachusetts, about an
hour's drive from Boston, Springfield, and Providence, Rhode
Island. Our 58-acre campus is nestled in the residential northwest
side of Worcester--the second largest city in New England and home
to 37,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and
universities. Over 6,000 of those students attend Worcester
State--approximately 5,300 are undergraduates and 1,000 are
graduate students. Learn more about us at worcester.edu/about
The Computer Science Department at Worcester State University
invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant or Associate
Professor positions with a start date of September 2022. We are
looking for faculty dedicated to innovative, inclusive, and
engaging pedagogy using high-impact practices and authentic
Position 1: Software Development/Software Engineering, with
expertise and ability (or willingness to learn) to teach courses in
team software processes (in particular Scrum and Agile), version
control, CI/CD, containerization, software design and architecture,
software testing, Web APIs, and full stack development.
Position 2: Systems and Security, with expertise and ability (or
willingness to learn) to teach courses in computer organization and
architecture, Unix systems programming (including shell scripting),
computer security/information assurance, and system and network
- Teaching 12 credits (4 courses) per semester, usually 2-3
- Ability to teach common lower-division courses as needed, such
- Breadth-first Introduction to Computer Science
- Programming for Non-Majors
- Introduction to Programming
- Data Structures
- Unix Systems Programming
- Database Design and Applications
- Discrete Structures
- Teaching using high impact practices.
- Advising of major and minor students.
- Involvement in Departmental and University committees.
- Research and scholarship in the area of the candidate's
expertise. Research in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is
valued. The ability to involve undergraduate students in research
is highly desirable.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a terminal
degree in a closely related field, conferred by September 1, 2022.
Teaching experience at the college/university level is desirable.
Professional experience outside of academia is desirable. Salary
and rank commensurate with experience.
The WSU CS Department is a vibrant department with about 220 major
and 30 minor students. The Computer Science major has two
concentrations - Big Data Analytics and Software Development, and
two minors - Computer Science and Data Science. In addition, the
department has numerous connections with other departments on
campus and is an active participant in general education.
Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly
encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees
be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof
of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by
WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and
as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may
submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical
basis, to Human Resources.
Review of applications will begin on or about October 15, and
continue until the position is filled.
All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange:
www.worcester.interviewexchange.com. Please submit a letter of
interest, CV, and the contact information for three professional
references who will write a letter of recommendation on your
Information which cannot be uploaded by the applicant may be faxed
to 508-929-8163 or mailed to:
Executive Director, Chief Human Resources Officer
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester MA 01602-2597
*Proof of highest degree is required upon hire, by means of
verification through the National Student Clearinghouse, or by
official, sealed transcript.