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Computer and Information Sciences Program - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Non-Tenure Track Instructor

Computer and Information Sciences Program - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Non-Tenure Track Instructor


The undergraduate program for Computer and Information Sciences at Chestnut Hill College is seeking either a tenure-track Assistant Professor or full-time non-tenure track Instructor faculty position opening beginning in the Fall of 2021. Chestnut Hill College, founded by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, is an independent, Catholic institution that fosters excellence by providing a holistic education within a strong liberal arts tradition. It prides itself in its collegial atmosphere and maintaining its small faculty to student ratio. The program offers courses that are designed to prepare students for careers in computer science and related fields. Students take a variety of courses that introduce them to programming concepts, data structures, computer algorithms, computer architecture, networking, and cyber security. Students participate in an internship that enables them to apply their academic knowledge and gain experience in the workplace. The program is committed to recruiting faculty who possess applied experience in the field of Computer Science. We especially encourage applications from individuals who are members of professional organizations and who have worked to support the broadening of student involvement in professional organizations. We are committed to creating an environment where a diverse group of capable, inspired individuals interact and collaborate to learn knowledge so that it may be applied to real work experiences. 


 Master’s degree in Computer Science or closely related major for the Instructor rank. Doctorate degree or doctoral candidate for Assistant Professor rank.

 Minimum of three years practical experience working in the field of Computer Science or closely related discipline.

 Exhibited evidence of continued professional growth and development.

 Documented experience and demonstrated ability with the Java and Python programming languages.

 Demonstrated proficiency with software tools commonly used for application development in Java and Python.

 Strong problem solving, writing, and oral communication skills.

 Experience with management information technology systems or systems analysis and design.

 Previous college level teaching experience particularly in freshman and sophomore level computer science programming courses.

 Documented experience with learning management systems. Canvas preferred.

 Ability to teach in other areas of computer science, such as, but not limited to, applied cryptography, Linux/Unix, applied operating systems and cybersecurity are a plus.



 Teach courses in support of the undergraduate majors in the Computer and Information Sciences programs including introductory programming, research methods, systems analysis and design, computer history trends and ethical issues and computer architecture.

 Advise major and minor students in the Computer and Information Sciences programs in their academic course selection.

 Contribute to departmental duties such as assessment of the program and curriculum development.

 Perform usual duties associated with a full-time faculty appointment. This position will require an oncampus presence.

 Support the mission of Chestnut Hill College. 

Contact Information: 

Send a letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and writing sample (reprints or preprints if applicable) to Interviewing will begin in April 2021 and will continue until position is filled. If granted an interview, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts must also be submitted. No phone calls please.

Chestnut Hill College is an employer committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion as a core value.  In an effort to support our diverse student community, we embrace equal access and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, and encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.  We are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum.

Chestnut Hill College is an equal opportunity employer