Position Overview: The Department of Computer Science at Merrimack College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will start in Fall 2020 and must demonstrate potential for a record of excellence in teaching, research, and service to the department, school, and college. The candidate will be expected to teach a typical three-course-per-semester workload across the curriculum, maintain an active and fruitful research program, and engage in service at all levels of the college. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to take a leading role in the development and implementation of the department’s planned Master’s program.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. While strong candidates of all specialties will be considered, primary consideration will be given to candidates with specialties in Network Security, Computer Forensics, Intelligent Systems and Automation, Machine Learning, or Artificial Intelligence.
Application materials should include only: a letter of application with a curriculum vitae, contact information (email and physical address) of at least three references, and a teaching and research statement. Official transcripts will be required for any finalists invited to visit campus. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Merrimack College seeks to nourish and sustain our five core values of leadership, community, awareness, scholarship, and service. The College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates are encouraged to describe in their application previous activities or interest in building a culture committed to diversity and inclusive excellence, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To Apply: Interested applicants should apply online through Academic Jobs Online.
About Merrimack: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4800 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 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 is one the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and is placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in this U.S. News category.
This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.