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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Employer
Roger Williams University
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 7, 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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Company Description:

Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving University College based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.


Job Description:

The School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management at Roger Williams University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Computer Science. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in innovative, collaborative and interdisciplinary teaching and research. The successful candidate is expected to teach (including developing course and lesson outcomes, lesson plans, and syllabi) undergraduate courses, including, but not limited to introduction to computer science, data structures, programming languages, computer organization, compilers, operating systems, and upper-level electives, particularly those focused on data science and/or interdisciplinary in nature. The successful candidate is expected to pursue an active research program; advise students to help them attain academic and professional success; work with student organizations and mentor student competition teams and projects; collaborate with related disciplines, industry partners, and communities; participate fully in the assessment of student learning outcomes to maintain ABET accreditation; and participate in service activities in support of the University, School, and Program. This position will have a preferred start date in Fall 2022.

This is a 9 month position.

Requirements:

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence or closely related field is required.
Prior teaching experience is preferred.
Preference will be given to those specializing in areas related to data science or with an interdisciplinary focus.

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.


Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.

RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below. Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly. TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address: jstanley@rwu.edu


Application Instructions:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests and list of three (3) professional references. In your cover letter/letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.

All employees must submit a vaccination card or complete an exemption form (available upon request) in order to provide a clear and accurate picture of campus vaccine prevalence. Please be assured that RWU closely safeguards the confidentiality of employee medical information, including documentation or other confirmation of the COVID-19 vaccination.

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