Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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School of Sciences and Mathematics


Computer Science

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College of Charleston
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at the College of Charleston invites applications for 1 tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting Fall 2021.

The rapidly-growing Computer Science department ( has over 540 students who are enrolled in five undergraduate degree programs and two master’s programs.

Preference for this positionwill be given to candidates with expertise in distributed systems, cyber security, networking, databases, and algorithms.

The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills, collegiality, and a passion for teaching. For an assistant professor appointment, the successful candidate must demonstrate promise to maintain an active research program and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates with expertise in all areas of computer science are sought to support our undergraduate and graduate programs in Computer Science, Computing in the Arts, Computer Information Systems, and Data Science. An earned Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or closely related field is required before August 15, 2021.

Apply online at Applications must include a cover letter (at most three pages in length) which describes teaching and research fit at the College of Charleston, a CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references who may be contacted to submit reference letters online. Review of applications begins on October 30, 2020, but applications received by November 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. Application review will continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Professor RoxAnn Stalvey, chair of the search committee, [email protected]

The College of Charleston / University of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, SC. Since our founding in 1770, we have maintained a strong liberal arts curriculum. The university encompasses the unusual combination of an exceptional faculty, historic campus, coastal location, modern facilities and cutting-edge programs. The student body numbers approximately 10,400 in undergraduate and graduate program combined.

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The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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Posted: 11/30/2020
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time