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St. John's University

Location: JamaicaNY 11439 Document ID: AD314-0BZP Posted on: 2019-09-2009/20/2019 Job Type: Full-time

Job Schedule:Full-time

Open Rank (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor) of Computer Science





The Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science, commencing January 1, 2020.

The Institution

St. John's University, established in 1870, has three campuses in New York City; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. For more information about St. John's University, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

The College

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 4000 students in 28 undergraduate and 9 graduate level programs. For more information about CPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/cps

The Division

The Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Cyber Security Systems, Information Technology, Networking Systems, and Healthcare Informatics, as well as master's degrees in Computer Science and Data Science. We are located in New York City, one of the largest and fastest growing high-tech hubs in the world, meaning there is ample opportunity for collaboration with technology companies. For more information on our programs, please visit https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/computer-science-mathematics-and-science


This is a teaching-intensive position (9-12 credit hours per semester) with opportunities for research reductions. We place primary emphasis on the candidate's commitment to teaching and student engagement, together with ongoing research productivity. Division faculty members are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, academic assessment, accreditation and other activities as required by the Chair and/or Dean.


Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science and must possess university teaching experience. The ideal Assistant Professor candidate should have a well-developed research agenda and a publication record commensurate with that rank. At the Associate Professor level, extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a dynamic research agenda, and evidence of a strong publication record will be expected. We are particularly interested in candidates with specializations in Software Engineering, Computer Graphics and Game Development, Cloud Computing, or Parallel/Distributed Systems, and/or Cybersecurity. However, strong candidates will be seriously considered regardless of area of specialization. Computing related industry experience will also be considered, especially for candidates in the areas of Software Engineering or Game Development.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your letter of interest and CV online via the apply button below.

Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process. Questions about the position may be directed via email to Dr. Joan E. DeBello ( debelloj@stjohns.edu ) Associate Professor and Chair, Division of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Science.

St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

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