Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science


  • Professional
  • Moraga, CA
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: October 19, 2018

Saint Mary's College
Computer Science

Institutional Description/Background:

Saint Mary’s College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic and Lasallian traditions. The de La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring Saint Mary’s heritage to life.  Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary’s is known for its rigorous liberal arts education and its high quality graduate programs, including business, education, counseling, leadership, and the arts. Saint Mary’s has a diverse student body of approximately 4,000 students, and the College’s practices and policies reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected and supported.

For more information about Saint Mary’s mission and history, see: http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/about-smc/our-mission.

Faculty Responsibilities:

The faculty member will teach introductory programming CS electives and some classes in mathematics. The person will also be heavily involved in program and course development as we add classes to create the CS split major and ultimately the CS major. Saint Mary’s faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda and demonstrate intellectual growth and significant achievement appropriate to their field. Faculty also contribute to the mission and serve the College and community in many ways, including academic advising, student and community outreach, participation in departmental and College-wide committees, and the development and assessment of the College’s Core Curriculum.  Faculty are also encourage to teach in the College’s Core Curriculum, January Term, and Collegiate Seminar programs.

Faculty Qualifications:

The position involves teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities involved in the Computer Science program at Saint Mary’s College. A Ph.D. or other suitable terminal degree in Computer Science or closely related field is required. The College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution; many Saint Mary’s students are first-generation-to-college. Successful candidates must be able to engage and support students of color, women, and other underrepresented groups, and will be interested in participating in initiatives that aim to increase inclusivity.

A completed application includes a letter of interest that specifically addresses your qualifications and preparation to support the mission of the College, a teaching statement and research statement, contact information for three (3) references, and a curriculum vitae. For full consideration an application should be received by 10/31/18.