Assistant Professor of Computer Science

University of the Virgin Islands

United States

May 31, 2022

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Position Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Position Number 320033 Department College of Science & Mathematics Job Description

The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status through scholarly research and teaching excellence. The appointee must be able to work productively with colleagues and students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; serve on the University committees; and contribute to the development of the University Strategic Plan.

The Department of Computer and Computational Sciences in the College of Science and Mathematics at UVI invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2022. Commitment to quality undergraduate teaching, continuing scholarship, and university and community service is required. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses and deliver classes using Blackboard Learning Management System. Other responsibilities include mentoring students, research, advising, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to participate and take a role in outreach activities geared towards increasing the enrollment of the department, contribute towards gaining ABET accreditation, as well as take a role in developing new curriculum to address the employment needs of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field from an accredited institution is preferred. Exceptional candidates with a Master's degree in computer science or related field and proven industry experience are also encouraged to apply. Must possess a record of or potential for achievement in teaching, academic research and service.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants with research and teaching interests in Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning, Operating Systems are preferred.

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Posting Number F181

Location St. Thomas Position Type Faculty Number of Vacancies- part time 1 Posted Salary Commensurate with experience Advertised Job Duties

The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status through scholarly research and teaching excellence. The appointee must be able to work productively with colleagues and students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; serve on the University committees; and contribute to the development of the University Strategic Plan. Successful applicants will be expected to teach a diversity of courses as well as carry out an independent research program, including undergraduates, that leads to peer-reviewed publications and external funding. Student mentoring in both research and academic activities during the semester as well as during summer research projects is expected.

Open Date 01/04/2022 Close Date 05/31/2022 Special Instructions to Applicant

Email is the preferred method of communicating with applicants at the University of Virgin Islands. You will be required to supply your email address during the application process.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION:

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human Resources Office at (340)693-1410.

For information about relocating to the US Virgin Islands, please visit the Virgin Islands Moving Center at: www. vimovingcenter.com

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