Computer Science Faculty - Tenure Track

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts
May 03, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Computer Science Faculty - Tenure Track

Position Title: Computer Science Faculty - Tenure Track

Department: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Reports to: Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Start Date: Fall 2019

Location: Wellesley Hills

Position Summary:

Massachusetts Bay Community College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Computer Science from qualified applicants. Responsibilities will include developing and teaching courses in areas of computer science. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for the relevant technical field(s), collaborative work with diverse faculty and staff, and an ability to positively influence, mentor, and work with diverse student populations. The successful candidate will be comfortable offering hands-on laboratory courses using current computer technologies, software, and tools. The applicant will demonstrate a solid understanding of a community college's role in workforce development as well as a successful transfer (through the creation of pathways) to a higher institution. The Ideal candidate will demonstrate a good understanding of shared governance, and a strong commitment to collaboration, and professional development. The successful candidate will assist the department in developing relevant courses and teaching strategies for students with diverse interests and learning styles in order to support student recruitment and retention. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

Teach a full-time schedule of courses in Computer Science and related disciplines;
Prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course/program requirements, and student learning outcomes to meet graduation competencies as appropriate;
Serve as academic advisor to students as well as considering the needs of the students, and assisting them by seeking help from other college services;
Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week;
Serve on College committees as elected or appointed;
Attend Program, Department, Division, Faculty, and Committee meetings; Assist in selecting, recommending, creating, and preparing suitable instructional materials, lab experiences, simulations, demonstrations that utilizes a wide variety of teaching methods and modalities;
Assist the department and STEM Dean in recruiting qualified adjunct CS, CIS, cybers security, and IT faculty as needed;
Participate in the improvement and development of academic programs and resources, designations, accreditation, and assessment of courses and programs in consultation with the academic dean;
Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in teaching and learning;
Submit midterm and final grade reports, attendance records, early alerts, and other reports pertaining to assigned courses by required due dates;
Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement;
Commitment to and understanding of the mission of the community college as well as observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and programs of the College.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or relevant fields from an accredited university;
Post-secondary teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience at a community college;
Relevant industry experience in software development, IT, or cyber security;
Demonstrated commitment to working with underrepresented students through teaching or mentoring;
Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems;
Current industry-recognized certification in programming, IT (including OS), networking, or security;
Familiarity with the use of appropriate educational technology and equipment;
Experience with federal and/or state grants; Interest in and familiarity with workforce development needs in the regional community;
Outreach activities with K-12 schools.

Additional Information:

Education: Master's Degree required; Doctorate preferred.

Salary Range: $55,000- $65,000; Assistant Professor, in accordance with qualifications and experience and subject to the collective bargaining agreement.

The appointment salary is based on one's education and experience as dictated in the collective bargaining agreement classification compensation structure.

Classification: MCCC Unit Faculty Position

Source of Funding: Subject to State Appropriation Funding

Massachusetts Bay Community College values and pursues diversity, and teaches the importance of inclusion and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, [email protected] or (781-239-3147), or the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Application Instructions:

Please complete our online application by clicking the "Apply" button. Include a letter of interest, resume, and list of 3 professional references with contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts and/or certifications. Interviews will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic.

Deadline: until filled

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