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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Employer
Springfield College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jan 4, 2022

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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 Department of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science at Springfield College invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science.  This is an exciting time to join the MPCS department. MPCS is seeking dynamic individuals who are dedicated to teaching with a strong interest in curriculum development, and seeks a highly collaborative and creative environment.  MPCS currently offers majors in Computer and Information Sciences as well as Mathematics and Computer Technology as well as two interdisciplinary majors in Computer Science Plus Criminal Justice and Computer Science plus English.  The department partners with other numerous disciplines for the majors of Computer Graphics and Digital Art we well as Computer Technology education.  Aside from these majors, MPCS also delivers minors in computer science, programming, web design and animation. Springfield College is highly interested in areas of growth for these programs and seeks colleagues with a forward-looking vision in these ever-evolving fields.  To this end, we welcome applicants from any discipline in the computer science realm. The main role of the successful candidates will be to teach 12 credits per semester in the department.  Scholarship and contributions to the professional community are expected, and preference will be given to candidates who can strive to incorporate undergraduates into their respective scholarly work. 

Springfield College faculty are expected to strive for excellence in instruction, scholarship and service and embrace the College's distinctive Humanics philosophy: the education of the whole person in spirit, mind and body for leadership in service to humanity. Founded in 1885, Springfield College is an equal opportunity employer committed to enhancing diversity and equality in education and employment. To that end, the College welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and lived experiences. who will contribute to a culture of inclusion and respect. Preference is given to candidates who are excellent and innovative teachers and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in STEM undergraduate education.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computational Science or related field. College level teaching experience, and an active research agenda or evidence of research potential is preferred. ABD candidates are welcome to apply.

To complete the application process a cover letter, current C.V.  a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion in STEM education are required.

This position has been designed as forward facing and as such, the incumbent will be required to be immunized against COVID-19 on or before their first day of employment. Proof of vaccination status, or an attestation to the same effect, will be required. Individuals may seek ADA accommodations or a religious exemption, upon request with HR, but must do so prior to their arrival.

Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equity in education and employment. To that end, the College welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and lived experiences, who will contribute to a culture of inclusion and respect. For more information about Springfield College's position on diversity and inclusion, please visit our Office of Inclusion and Community Engagement.

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