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Specialist Professor

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 12, 2024

Monmouth University

Specialist Professor

Department: Computer Science/Software Engineering

Position Summary:
The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering invites applications for a Specialist Professor position beginning Fall 2024. Exceptional candidates in all areas of Computer Science or Data Science are encouraged to apply. Areas of particular interest include but are not limited to natural language-based Data Science, ethics and bias in Data Science, and programming in a variety of programming languages.

Candidates must have at least a Master of Science degree in computer science, data science, or a related discipline by the expected start date and at least 3 years of industrial experience in data science or related field. The candidates should be committed to teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

The successful applicants will teach 12 credits per semester of undergraduate and graduate courses; actively mentor and advise students; and serve on committees at the department, school, and university levels.

Monmouth University's Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering (two undergraduate programs are ABET-accredited), and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, and Data Science. The department has developed strong ties with the local industry. The candidates will have opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across the university and with companies in the vibrant Jersey Shore technology corridor. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to applications received by February 26th 2024.

This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote position.

For additional information about the department, please visit:

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Master's degree

Required Skills or Software:

Required Years of Experience: 3

Other Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Data Science or related discipline or have by the expected start date.
  • At least three (3) years of industrial experience in data science or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in related field.
  • Two (2) years of experience teaching at an institute of higher education.

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Posting Date: 02/02/2024
Closing Date:

Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,000 students in 62 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review's "The Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition", Money magazine's "Best Colleges in America 2023," Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2023", and is recognized in Washington Monthly's annual college guide and rankings.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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