Position Title Assistant Professor
Faculty Type Tenure Track
Office/Department Computer Science
Location Evergreen Main Campus
Faculty Job Type Full-time
If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date:
The Department of Computer Science at Loyola University Maryland is hiring a
tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in July 2022. We are looking for an
enthusiastic individual committed to excellence in undergraduate education at
a vibrant liberal arts university who can continue a productive research
program. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who,
through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to LUM's
stated goal of equity and inclusion of the academic community.
Candidates in all areas of specialization will be considered. We are
particularly looking for applicants with an interest in teaching first- and
second-year students, and Computer Science theory courses. The successful
candidate will teach undergraduate computer science courses ranging from
introductory to advanced level, and participate in new curriculum development.
Interested candidates will also have the opportunity to teach in our MS in
Data Science program.
Our department offers an ABET accredited B.S. In Computer Science as well as a
more flexible B.A. in Computer Science. We also support Loyola's undergraduate
and masters-level Data Science programs, and interdisciplinary majors across
campus. You can read more about our department at https:// www. cs.loyola.edu.
US News ranks Loyola University Maryland #4 in Regional Universities North.
Baltimore is #5 on Forbes's list of rising start-up cities, and the
Baltimore/Washington region is a national technology hub. The Baltimore area
is home to many governmental and private institutions that offer opportunities
for scholarly collaboration: National Institutes of Standards and Technology
(NIST), NASA, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, etc.
Loyola's commitment to diversity and inclusion spans the entire campus. With a
newly established Office of Equity and Inclusion headed by our Chief Equity
and Inclusion Officer, we are committed to providing an environment where
everyone can learn, grow, and thrive. Key efforts include faculty development
programming, opportunities for learning (e.g., Diversity Reading Groups),
investment in pedagogical resources for differential instruction (e.g.,
Fellows Programs), affinity faculty and staff groups, and following best-
practices for hiring. For a full list of benefits to working at Loyola
University Maryland, please visit
https: // www. loyola.edu/department/hr/benefits.
Please upload a cover letter, an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, a list of three
professional references who can provide a recommendation letter, and a faculty
essay. The faculty essay should include both a research statement and a
teaching statement. The teaching statement should include your philosophy of
teaching, a summary of your teaching experiences, and the courses you would be
excited to teach.
The successful candidate will:
Have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely
Be able to teach across the computer science curriculum;
Demonstrate the potential for signiﬁcant scholarly activity and excellence
in teaching; and
possess an awareness of and interest in high impact practices in line with
the mission of Jesuit higher education.
Teaching experience in first- and second-year courses or in Computer Science
theory is preferred, but not required. We seek candidates displaying a strong
commitment to excellence in teaching, including engagement with high impact
Job Posting Date 09/13/2021
Priority Application Deadline Date 11/01/2021
Job Close Date
Anticipated Start Date 07/18/2022
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the
educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals
of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly,
Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing
world. Loyola's beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore,
and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000
undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of
Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts
and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and
universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint
Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.
Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings
to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is
committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent
value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not
discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age,
religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected
classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with
this policy and its Core Values.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at
Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background
Loyola University Maryland requires that all faculty, staff, and
administrators receive COVID-19 vaccination unless exempted for medical or
religious reasons in accordance with University policy.
Quicklink for Posting https: // careers.loyola.edu/postings/5659
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