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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science

Employer
University of Mary Washington
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Mary Washington (UMW) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level in computer science to begin August 15, 2022.

Our close-knit team of ten faculty specializes in working with eager undergraduate students in small classes and one-on-one mentoring settings.  Candidates for the position must either have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field or have made substantial progress toward completing their dissertation. An earned terminal degree will be required for continuation in the tenure-track position. Passionate teachers in all subdisciplines of computer science will be considered. Successful applicants will demonstrate an enthusiasm for teaching at the undergraduate level, the ability to teach a variety of computer science topics, an interest in involving undergraduates in research, and demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and high-impact learning in an inclusive environment that embraces diverse talents and backgrounds. The normal teaching load is three sections per semester in small classes.

Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly/professional development, perform service in support of the students, the program, and the institution, and be committed to the continuous enhancement of a diverse and inclusive curriculum in response to changing needs and expectations of our student body. Candidates must also have effective oral and written communication skills.

UMW is a public liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to effective teaching and the integration of undergraduate students in research. The Department offers majors in Computer Science and Cybersecurity, as well as minors in Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Data Science.  Recently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, UMW is centrally located between Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA, close to many government labs and private engineering firms offering opportunities for collaborative research and student internship opportunities.  

Candidates are required to complete a Commonwealth of Virginia application. They are also asked to electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, graduate transcripts and the contact information for three references.  

The preferred deadline for applications is December 31, 2021.  The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online applications.  Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be considered.

The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to these core principles.

For questions regarding the second position, please feel free to contact Dr. Jennifer Polack, Search Committee Chair, Department of Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences at polack@umw.edu.

 

 

 

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