Assistant Professor of Computer Science-Vancouver

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Vancouver, WA
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Organization Type
Assistant Professor of Computer Science--Vancouver

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science--Vancouver


Department: School of Computer Sciences and Engineering-Vancouver

Hiring Manager:

Hiring Manager Title: Campus Executive


Position Type: Faculty

Grade: Faculty

FLSA: Exempt

Faculty Rank:

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Status: Full-Time

Months Worked: 12 Month

Job Summary:

The Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering ( GHSCSE ) of Fairleigh Dickinson University ( FDU ) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Sciences (CS) at the rank of Assistant Professor at the FDU Vancouver Campus in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The FDU Vancouver Campus currently offers the B.S. in Information Technology ( BSIT ), B.S. in Business Management, B.A. in Individualized Studies, Master of Administrative Science, and M.S. in Hotel Management programs. To complement the BSIT program, GHSCSE will offer the M.S. in Applied Computer Sciences ( MSACS ) program in Vancouver starting in Fall 2021. The MSACS program builds upon the internationally recognized M.S. in Computer Sciences ( MSCS ) program of GHSCSE , with more than 40 years of academic excellence, offered at the FDU Metropolitan Campus in New Jersey, U.S.A. FDU is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the U.S. National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The successful candidate is expected to teach CS, IT, and Cybersecurity courses at all levels; have an active research program resulting in peer-reviewed publications; provide academic advising; participate actively in student recruitment and retention efforts, learning outcomes assessment, and curriculum and laboratory development; supervise capstone projects, internships, and student organizations; accompany students on field trips and to conferences; and seek outside funding. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting in supervising the adjunct faculty; coordinating, promoting, and reviewing the BSIT and MSACS programs; and in implementing GHSCSEs initiatives. Furthermore, the successful candidate is expected to be present on campus at least four of the five working days every week, and to attend open houses and outreach programs, which are conducted on a few weekends.

Required Qualifications:

1. PhD in Computer Sciences or a closely related field.

2. Strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, service, and contributions to student welfare.

3. Demonstrated ability to foster student learning in CS, IT, and Cybersecurity regardless of level.

4. Superior oral and written communications skills and ability to work collaboratively.

5. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualification: Industrial or research experience in cybersecurity is preferred.

Posting Date: 06/04/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Types Accepted: Faculty Profile

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Are you legally eligible for employment in Canada? Verification will be required upon employment.
- Yes
- No
Please indicate your Canadian employment status
- Canadian Citizen
- Permanent Resident
- Not Applicable

Required Documents

Required Documents

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Research Statement Optional Documents
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3

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