Visiting Position in Computer Science


  • Professional
  • Charleston, SC
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Expires on: September 11, 2018

The Citadel
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Visiting Position in Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a visiting faculty position in computer science at the Assistant Professor level for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Minimum qualifications include completion of all work toward a Ph.D. in computer science except possibly the dissertation (ABD).  In addition, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and they should display the core values of The Citadel: honor, duty, and respect.  Candidates from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply, especially those with strong backgrounds in cybersecurity.

Located in beautiful Charleston, S.C., The Citadel is a fully accredited, public, comprehensive, co-educational college with a student body of 2300 undergraduate and 1000 evening and graduate students.  The Citadel has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. The department has 16 full-time faculty members covering the areas of mathematics, statistics, and computer science.  The department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science, a graduate certificate in cybersecurity, and minors in computer programming, management information systems, and cybersecurity.  Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in computer science for majors and minors and graduate-level courses in our joint Master of Science program with the College of Charleston.  A normal teaching load is nine to twelve hours per week with small class sizes.

The Citadel encourages faculty scholarship and professional development.  Salary and fringe benefits are competitive, and other benefits include convenient parking and access to the Citadel Beach House located on the Isle of Palms.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three letters of reference. All application materials should be submitted online at The Citadel Careers web site, http://careers.pageuppeople.com/743/cw/en/listing.  If you have any questions or concerns while applying at the Citadel Careers web site, please call The Citadel’s Human Resources Office at 843-953-6922.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Shankar M. Banik , Chair, Computer Science Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, phone: 843-953-5039, or email: shankar.banik@citadel.edu . Review of applications will begin on July 16, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The Citadel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.