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Faculty, Computer Science, Full-Time, Tenure Track, Fall 2024

Salem State University
Salem, Massachusetts
$90,000/Annually - Competitive and commensurate with education and experience
Date posted
Mar 13, 2024


The Computer Science Department at Salem State University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at open rank. The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear vision of the future of the computing field in general and the computer science discipline in particular; show evidence of a commitment to the teaching-learning process in a four-year undergraduate program; and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Teaching assignments will include introductory, intermediate-level, and advanced-level computer science and information technology courses. Salem State is establishing a cyber range on campus and enhancing its cybersecurity curriculum through partnerships both across campus and with state agencies. The ideal candidate will possess applied knowledge in the field of cybersecurity and will work collaboratively across the schools on cybersecurity-related curricular activities.

Salem State is a teaching university, committed to the students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their families to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement, and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture, and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.

Required Qualifications:

  • The position requires a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field. Ph.D. candidates (ABD) with a master’s degree in computer science or a closely related field are welcome to apply. (Ph.D. must be conferred by August 2024.)
  • Experience in teaching introductory, intermediate-level, and advanced-level computer science courses
  • Experience applying the latest computing technologies, and innovative approaches to teaching one or more of the following: cybersecurity and networking, artificial intelligence, software engineering, and databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in computer science is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in teaching upper-level computer science courses
  • Professional applied experience in computer science in general and in cybersecurity in particular.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to apply innovative approaches and the latest applied teaching experience
  • Experience in and a commitment to teaching in a multicultural, multiracial environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles
  • As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty/librarian ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas

Working Conditions:
This is an on-site, in-person position with on-campus responsibilities in Salem, MA.

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Application Instructions:
Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, and (unofficial) transcripts. For full consideration, please submit application by April 7, 2024.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.

This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.

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