Assistant Professor - Computer Systems (2 positions)
Farmingdale State College
Location: Farmingdale, New York
Tenure Track or Tenured
Farmingdale State College - Assistant Professor - Computer Systems (2 positions)
Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master's in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC's strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.
Farmingdale State College is among the nation's fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.
The Department of Computer Systems, a growing department with approximately 600 students enrolled in its two Bachelor's programs (Computer Programming and Information Systems, and Computer Science), offering a wide range of day and night classes, invites applicants to apply for two (2) tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Qualifications required of all applicants include a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline, a strong commitment to teaching, and an established research agenda (ABD's will be considered as long as the dissertation will be defended by June 30, 2022). Particular attention will be given to candidates with teaching, research, or industry experience on two or more of the following: C++, Java, programming in SQL, AI, database administration, website development, IS Project Development and COBOL/System Z. The ability to develop and teach advanced courses in the candidate's area of expertise will also be recognized. The normal teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester. The ability to work in a collegial and collaborative work environment is essential.
All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, scholarship, and service. The successful candidates will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching, and will be expected to teach courses in hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face formats. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College. The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees.
To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a short statement on teaching philosophy/methodology), and c.v.. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates that have not completed their doctorates at the time of application may be asked to supply copies of transcripts as well as a letter from their advisor indicating the time frame for dissertation completion. Finalists invited for second level interviews will be asked to make both a research presentation and a separate short teaching demonstration (15-20 minutes on a topic of their choice).
The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:
Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or closely related field from a regionally accredited university. ABD in Computer Science, CIS, MIS or closely related discipline with a dissertation defense scheduled prior to June 30, 2022, will be considered.
A strong commitment to teaching.
An established research agenda.
Excellent communications skills.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
An established record of scholarship in the field.
Experience as a graduate/ teaching assistant or college level instructor of one or more college courses in the field (Computer Science/closely related). Specialization areas include Programming (C++, Java, SQL), AI, database administration, and IS Project Development.
This is a full-time, 10 month, tenure track faculty position.
For the first 10 working days, beginning Friday, September 17, 2021 and ending Thursday, September 30, 2021, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Saturday, October 16, 2021
SALARY: $70,000/year, may increase commensurate with experience
ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 1, 2022
The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.
VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION
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Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.
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To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.