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[C18-012] - Computer Science Department: Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Information

Category:
Instructional Faculty

Deadline:
2017-11-03

Contact Person:
Dr. Zdravko Markov
Email: markovz@ccsu.edu
Phone: 860-832-2711

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Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Computer Science (CS) Department beginning August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate computer science courses for majors and non-majors, serving on departmental and university committees, advising students, and conducting scholarly research. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in computer science by the time of appointment
  • Teaching experience at undergraduate and/or graduate level
  • Publication record commensurate with experience
  • Evidence of effective communication skills
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in software engineering and/or computer security.

The Department: The CCSU Computer Science department offers undergraduate and graduate programs to prepare highly qualified computing professionals to meet the growing demands of the industry. The Honors Bachelor of Science program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. CS majors have the option to take a Cybersecurity concentration, which prepares them with advanced skills and in-depth knowledge for defending and developing secure software systems. The department has also recently added a Master’s program in Software Engineering, and will be part of a new interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Bachelor of Science program as well. These programs are expected to provide a strong background to professionals in critical areas of the software industry, such as cloud computing, big data and data mining, Internet of things, mobile application development, and comprehensive software security. For more information visit the CS department web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/cs/.

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. Our motto welcomes everyone to “See Yourself @ CCSU”. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates with a richly diverse population: more than 30 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/.

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Art and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by November 3, 2017. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following in a single file and in the order given below:

  • Letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names of three current professional references with mail and email addresses and telephone numbers
  • Unofficial Transcripts (official copy will be required prior to hire.)
  • For ABD candidates, letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion.

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., SSN, DOB, marital status) from any documents submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

For more information contact Dr. Zdravko Markov at 860-832-2711 or markovz@ccsu.edu.

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer