The Department of Mathematics and Computer Studies at Molloy College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science (CSC) at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on September 1st, 2020. The Department is one of nearly two dozen academic departments reconfigured within a new School of Arts and Sciences at Molloy College. As the College seeks to continue to add value as one of the most affordable private institutions in the region, the founding of the new School of Arts and Sciences plays a major role in its future strategic goals. In line with Molloy College's Strategic Plan, the new School of Arts and Sciences seeks to address a number of its themes, from responsive education to student success to organizational effectiveness.
The primary professional responsibilities of Molloy's faculty are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the College, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in department, school, and campus-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions. The successful candidate will also be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that encourages and celebrates diversity and differences. The successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in the College’s shared commitment to study, service, and community. This has been realized by our majors who have created socially conscious open source software and volunteered/interned at nonprofit organizations and by our Department faculty who have embedded ethics in the curriculum, contributed to open source projects, secured grant money for making programming more accessible, and participated in workshops and career panels for students from local elementary and high schools.
The successful candidate will need to be willing to teach a variety of CSC courses, which include ones at the introductory and advanced levels. The selected individual may be expected to develop new courses in his/her area of expertise that help our majors secure careers in industry and/or prepare for graduate study in computer science. He/she may also be asked to create courses in emerging and innovative technology in alignment with other departments, programs and initiatives at the College. Emphasizing student-centered education and personal attention, the Department caps all CSC classes at 15 students.
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, or a related field. Consideration will be given to an advanced doctoral candidate.
2. Demonstrated potential of research and/or distinguished industry experience as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching are expected.
3. An ability to involve students in research and/or to provide them with industry-based experience.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Evidence of training and experience in one or more of the following areas: Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Programming Language Theory, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Computational Complexity Theory, Computability Theory, and/or Algorithmic Information Theory.
2. Demonstrated ability to secure grants.
Interested applicants may submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and the Molloy College Application . Please submit all application materials in one submission to firstname.lastname@example.org with Computer Science in the subject line. Application materials may also be mailed to:Office of Human Resources, Molloy College1000 Hempstead Ave.Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
ABOUT MOLLOY COLLEGE
Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college located in Rockville Centre, Long Island, provides a value-centered, multidimensional education with more than 50 quality academic undergraduate and graduate degree programs and three doctoral programs. Founded in 1955 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, the College provides over 4,900 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students with a variety of competitive academic programs including liberal arts and sciences, business, education, and nursing. Combining the strengths of academic excellence and leadership with personal, compassionate mentoring, Molloy brings out the best in every student. Molloy was recently ranked a Top Three Value school by Money magazine, the only college in the nation to earn this honor for two consecutive years. The College has earned numerous other honors, including being ranked a Top Ten Best Value Catholic university by College Values Online.
The College is deeply rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service, and community. These values, known as the Four Pillars of Dominican life, encompass all elements of life at Molloy. The College is committed to academic excellence with respect for all people, and through transformative education, promotes the development of ethical leadership and the pursuit of truth.
Molloy College is located in Rockville Centre, New York, just 25 miles east of New York City. The close proximity of Molloy to Manhattan facilitates partnerships and student internships with some of the leading healthcare, educational, social services, business, professional, and art and media sectors in the country.
The Incorporated Village of Rockville Centre is home to approximately 25,000 residents and is an integral part of a larger community of 3 million people who reside in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. It offers a thriving downtown area with a wide variety of shops and restaurants as well as a train station that provides easy access to Manhattan. The Village boasts a hospital, 12 parks, one library, 11 churches, two synagogues, as well as community centers for both youth and the elderly. Rockville Centre is also home to the headquarters of the Catholic diocese. The Rockville Centre Union Free School District has five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Over the past ten years, Molloy College has developed a growing network of business, not-for-profit and governmental partners for the purpose of identifying and addressing the serious, complex and multi- dimensional issues challenging the community. The Energeia Partnership, an Academy of Regional Stewardship, is an extension of Molloy’s mission that aims to serve, engage and cooperatively work for the transformation of Long Island’s common good. To learn more about the local community, please visit the Rockville Centre Chamber of Commerce at:
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About Molloy College
Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.