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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

State University of New York College at Plattsburgh
Job Location:
Plattsburgh, New York
Computer Science

Category: Academic

Search Number: PJ # 7025

Salary: $75,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits

Position Summary:
The School of Arts & Sciences provides excellence in learning opportunities for all students at SUNY Plattsburgh through a core liberal arts education. We train students who can think critically, have mastered their discipline, can communicate effectively and are broadly educated. This tenure-track position is located at the SUNY Plattsburgh Branch at Queensbury which serves approximately 350 full and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as graduate students in certificate of advanced studies programs. The Computer Science Department offers undergraduate degree programs in Computer Science, Computer Security, Information Technology, and Robotics. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education. Duties are expected to include teaching a variety of courses within the department, undertaking research leading to peer reviewed publications, as well as service to the department, university and community, including the academic advisement of a diverse student body. As SUNY Plattsburgh is an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity, inclusion, and equity-minded policies, programs, and practices. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field from an appropriately-accredited institution. ABDs will be considered for appointment at a lesser (qualified) rank and salary, upon proof that the applicant's defense of their dissertation will be scheduled within the first year of the appointment. A successful ABD applicant will receive promotion to the rank of Assistant Professor and a salary increment at the start of the semester following the award of the terminal degree. An ABD will be limited to a one-year appointment, subject to renewal for one year only (2 years maximum).
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong record of teaching excellence
  • Ability to teach a wide range of courses
  • Expertise in the fields of Computer Security, Information Technology (including Database Administration), and/or Artificial Intelligence
  • Ability to engage students in undergraduate research projects and co-curricular activities

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, Resume/CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, summary of evidence of teaching effectiveness, samples of scholarly work, a one-page statement regarding equity, and contact information for three professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later step in the process. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

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