Assistant Professor in Computer Science


Salisbury University
Computer Science

Assistant Professor in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science in Henson School of Science and Technology at Salisbury University is accepting applications for two tenure track positions in the rank of assistant professor in computer science.

Area of Specialization: Candidates with any specialization in Computer Science are welcome to apply.

Primary Job Duties: Teach a broad range of undergraduate computer science courses such as data structures and algorithm analysis, database, system software, operating systems. Engage in scholarship and professional development such as mentoring undergraduate research, active in publishing and research grant writing. Other duties include student advising, service to the profession, and committee assignments. Normal teaching load is 24 credit hours a year, usually 3 courses per semester. Our class sizes are small with the larger classes usually capped the mid-twenties.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Computer Science or a closely-related field. ABD candidates are required to complete the degree by August 2023 in order to start employment. Experience or demonstrated potential as an effective teacher with strong instructional skills and utilize effective teaching methods to enhance the success of diverse learners.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in one or more of the following is a plus: computer networking and security, high-performance computing, system software, database, software engineering, and artificial intelligence. Strong programming skills in C++, Java, and/or Python.

Applications received by September 15, 2022 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 15, 2023.

Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) a letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) teaching philosophy; 4) undergraduate research plans; 5) a statement, up to one page, that demonstrates how you would support a diverse and inclusive undergraduate student population; 6) the names and contact information of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Shuangquan (Peter) Wang at Spwang@salisbury.edu.

This position is based in Salisbury, MD, an area with a culturally diverse population with rich cultural experiences. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future.  To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/ or https://www.salisbury.edu/administration/diversity-and-inclusion/.

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.