Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Data Science)
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at St. Mary’s College of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science beginning August 2022. A successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher with a commitment to attracting and retaining students from underrepresented groups (including women). The new hire will be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate computer science courses, and be dedicated to the liberal arts tradition. The successful candidate will help to further develop the curriculum in Computer Science at St. Mary’s. The teaching load is three courses per semester. We seek candidates with a commitment to maintaining an active research program with the potential to involve undergraduates. We particularly seek candidates with expertise in one of the following: Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, and Computational Statistics. This is one of two positions for which the department is hiring.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland is a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution which has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. We are located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. St. Mary’s faculty benefit from a comprehensive program of support for scholarship, research, travel, and curriculum development, including course releases for pre-tenure faculty and leaves for tenured faculty. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
Qualifications - Applicants should have expertise in an area of computer science or related fields that addresses data problems, and hold a Masters or Ph.D. in computer science, computer science education, or a related mathematical field at the time of appointment. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination; medical and religious exemptions will be considered.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences, and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include cover letter (within the cover letter, applicants are requested to speak to ways in which their teaching will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity), curriculum vitae (including email address), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, which may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/99841. Questions may be directed to Professor Alex Meadows.
Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.