Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Job description

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in computer science at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2019. 

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.  Since 2016, 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 of Mathematics and Computer Science has 16 full-time faculty members within the areas of mathematics, statistics, and computer science.  The department offers the B.S. in Computer Science; M.S. in Computer and Information Sciences (jointly with the College of Charleston); graduate certificates in cybersecurity, information systems, and software engineering; and undergraduate minors in computer programming, management information systems, cybersecurity, and cyber interdisciplinary studies.  Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in computer science for majors and minors and graduate-level courses in computer and information sciences.  A normal teaching load is 9-12 hours per week with small class sizes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in computer science and a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service.  In addition, candidates should exemplify The Citadel’s core values of honor, duty, and respect.  Candidates from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply, especially those with strong backgrounds in cybersecurity.

Additional Comments:

The Citadel supports faculty scholarship through internally-funded research, development, and travel.  Salary and fringe benefits are competitive, and other benefits include convenient parking and access to the Citadel Beach House located on Isle of Palms.

In addition to the online application, please attach or send in the following materials: curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans, and three letters of recommendation, with at least one that addresses applicant’s teaching.  All application materials should be submitted online at The Citadel Careers web site .  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. John I. Moore, Jr, Chair, Computer Science Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, phone: 843-953-7883, or by email: [email protected].  Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2018.

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.




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Posted: 9/5/2018
Application Due: 12/4/2018
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