Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science

Nov 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department Summary: The Department of Computer Science at Bridgewater State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 2018. The Computer Science Department at Bridgewater State University is a small close knit department of 8 full time faculty members. The department prepares students for a career or graduate school through high quality instruction in small classes and close collaboration with the students. The goal of our department is to provide our students a firm foundation in computer sciences allowing them to think critically and engage in lifetime learning. The department is in the new Dana Mohler-Faria Center for Science and Mathematics where we work with students in several labs equipped with modern equipment. The Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science at Bridgewater State is ABET accredited. Our department offers both a BS and MS in computer science. Bridgewater State University is a midsized state teaching university located in Southeastern Massachusetts between Boston MA and Providence RI. Bridgewater is a liberal arts university with a strong commitment to the science.

Position Summary:

Essential Duties: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and master's level courses, advising undergraduates and supervising graduate students, participating in departmental curriculum development including our ABET accreditation work, as well as engaging in ongoing scholarship and professional activity.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in computer science, or a closely related field. ABD applicants will be considered if the degree is received by the position start date. Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching and advising and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity. They should also have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, a demonstrated capacity for scholarly activity, excellent verbal and written communications skills, as well as a commitment to public higher education.

Preferred Qualifications: While extremely strong candidates of all specialties will be considered, primary consideration for will be given to those with specialties in network security, machine learning and/or HCI.

Physical Demands:

Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

Salary Range:

Special Instructions: Please attach these documents to your on-line application at * a cover letter that includes a list of three references with phone numbers, postal and email addresses * curriculum vitae * teaching and research statement Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017.

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