Assistant Professor of Computer Science - Fall 2019

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Teaneck, NJ

ID: 7057268
Posted: May 13, 2019

Job Description

Job Summary:
The Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering of Fairleigh Dickinson University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor for fall 2019. The School offers BS/MS Computer Science, MS Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, BS/MS Electrical Engineering, MS Management Information Systems, MS Electronic Commerce, MS Computer Engineering, BS Civil Engineering, BS Mechanical Engineering, BS Information Technology, BA and BS Mathematics programs, as well as four BS programs in various fields of Engineering Technology at the Metropolitan Campus. A BS Computer Engineering program is being developed to complement the related existing programs.

The successful candidate is expected to teach Computer Science courses at all levels; have an active research program resulting in peer-reviewed publications; provide academic advising; participate actively in student recruitment and retention efforts, learning outcomes assessment, and curriculum and laboratory development; supervise student organizations and accompany students on field trips and to conferences; help promote the MS and BS Computer Science and other related programs; and seek outside funding. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting in the supervision of the adjunct faculty, helping maintain ABET accreditation for the BS Computer Science program at the Metropolitan Campus and its related programs, and implementing the School’s initiatives. Furthermore, the successful candidate is expected to help in developing the BS Computer Engineering program and getting the BS Computer Engineering and the BS Information Technology programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) and the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, respectively, to be present on campus at least four of the five working days, and to attend open houses and outreach programs, which are conducted on a few weekends.

Required Qualifications:
1. PhD in Computer Science or closely related field.

2. Strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, service, and contributions to student welfare.

3. Demonstrated ability to foster student learning in Computer Science, regardless of level.

4. Superior oral and written communications skills and ability to work collaboratively.

5. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Preferred Qualification: Industrial or research experience in cybersecurity is preferred.



 

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