Merrimack College, Computer Science

Program ID:Merrimack College-Computer Science-ASSISTANTPROFESSORPROGRAMDIR [#18976]
Program Title: Assistant Professor of Practice and Program Director MS in Computer Science
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / All areas, Artificial Intelligence, artificial intelligence ,, Cryptography, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Software Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/07/19, listed until 2022/01/19)

Position Overview: The Department of Computer Science at Merrimack College invites applications for the position of Program Director and Assistant Professor of Practice in the online Master’s of Computer Science. The successful candidate will start in Fall 2021 and must demonstrate potential for a record of excellence in teaching and service to the department that includes course development, instruction, advising, and master’s program oversight. The candidate will be expected to teach a typical 12-credit-per-semester workload across the online graduate curriculum, mentor master’s students in year-long software development projects, and administrate the graduate program including outreach to external partners, maintaining the program budget, and hiring faculty for teaching responsibilities. The program director will work closely with the chair of the department to guide the program’s growth.


Requirements for the position include: ● A Ph.D. in computer science, data science, mathematics, or a related field, and ● demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level.

Also desired are: ● ability to use technology effectively in the classroom; ● demonstrated interest in and experience with innovative pedagogies; ● while strong candidates of all specialties will be considered, primary consideration will be given to candidates with specialties in Software Engineering, Project Management, Product Management, Cryptography, Cybersecurity, Differential Privacy, Intelligent Systems and Automation, Machine Learning, or Artificial Intelligence; and ● understanding of and experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in STEM and beyond. Merrimack college is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their application previous activities or interests related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation that address your teaching and leadership. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About Merrimack: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 34 states and 36 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack recently placed 21st in the nation for “Colleges That Add the Most Value” in Money’s special Best Colleges report and was ranked as one of the top 10 colleges in the northern United States for the fourth year in a row — and the only regional college judged “up and coming” by higher education leadership in the northern United States, according to U.S. News.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845

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