Detailed Job Description
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science, at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, beginning August 2012.
Quinnipiac University is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. The successful applicant will teach courses across the Computer Science curriculum, and support development of a new program in Software Engineering beginning in the Fall, 2012 semester. He or she will also maintain an active and successful research program, commensurate with a 3/3 teaching load. The ability to engage undergraduates in research, and an interest in contributing to the general education of Quinnipiac students are also factors in our hiring process. Additional responsibilities include advising and participating in university service.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in computer science, or closely related field.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quinnipiac is currently undergoing a number of significant changes. We recently expanded from one campus to three, we are adding a Medical School, and 4 engineering programs: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Software Engineering (as previously mentioned). The Computer Science program will play an important role in this expansion. In addition, significant resources have been dedicated to a new campus-wide effort to focus on student learning in the undergraduate curriculum.
Applications materials should include: a cover letter which addresses the candidate's qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, and the names and contact information, including addresses and phone numbers, for three professional references. After initial consideration has been completed, candidates selected for further consideration will be asked to submit letters of recommendation from their references. Two of the reference letters should address teaching.
We will begin reviewing applications for this position on January 16, 2012.