Assistant Professor of Computer Science


Canisius College
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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Canisius College located in Buffalo, NY, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of computer science and cybersecurity, beginning fall 2019. Candidates should show a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and ability to establish and maintain a high-quality research program that involves undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the field of cybersecurity as well as in computer science at all levels. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and a commitment to departmental and college-wide service.

The Department has a well-established, diverse, and vibrant community of faculty and students that the successful candidate will join. Concern and support for student learning is a cornerstone. This focus on student learning has developed a long history of successful graduates including a winner of an Academy Award for Technical Achievement in Computer Graphics and a Pulitzer Prize winner. Research with undergraduates is strongly supported and has resulted in many conference presentations. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the development of a new Masters-level program in cybersecurity. Computer Science also supports a Masters-level program in Data Analytics.

Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. by September 2019, candidates who are ABD will also be considered. College level teaching experience is desired. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith, and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. The department is enthusiastic about this mission and committed to faculty diversity.

To apply https://www.canisius.edu/about-canisius/employment-canisius and click on View Current Employment Opportunities. Applicants must submit their cover letter (Dr. Jeffrey J. McConnell, Chair-Computer Science), curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, and research statement with their application.