Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Posting Details

Classification Information

FLSA Exempt
Salary Grade Not Applicable
Min Salary 53117
Max Salary 100474
Branch of Service Non Classified
AA/EEO/ADA Statement

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution which values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Joint Appointment
Department Name Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Academic or Calendar Year Academic
Full Time / Part Time Full Time
Position Summary

The individual will teach introductory and upper-level courses in computer science; advise students concentrating in computer science; engage in scholarly research and professional activities and take an active role in curriculum development and other Department and College service activities.

The Computer Science department, which has over 150 majors and five full time faculty members, is housed jointly with Mathematics in the School of Arts and Sciences. We offer both a BA and a BS degree and the core curriculum provides broad coverage of the field. Many of the elective courses emphasize Software Engineering skills and technologies while others reflect the research interests of the faculty which include Computer Science and Computer Science Education. Student participation in undergraduate research is encouraged.

Essential Duties

Teach introductory and upper-level courses in computer science.
-Advise students concentrating in computer science.
-Engage in scholarly research and professional activities.
-Take an active role in curriculum development and other Department and College service activities.

Occasional Duties

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

-Demonstrated ability to teach a broad spectrum of computer science courses.
-Demonstrated active research agenda and ability to mentor undergraduate research projects
-Demonstrated ability to keep up with current developments in computer science and software development and incorporate them into the curriculum as appropriate

Required Qualifications

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science.

Preferred Qualifications

Willingness to serve in a faculty leadership role as part of the RIC shared governance model following awarding of tenure.

Environmental Conditions

Teaching/instruction is performed in a traditional classroom setting.

Additional Position Information

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00133
Starting Salary Range
Benefits Eligible? Yes
Section Academic Affairs
Number of Positions Available 1
Anticipated Start Date or Semester Fall Semester 2018
Position Status Continuing -Tenure Track
Union Status RIC/AFT
Posting Date 11/14/2017
End of Temporary or Limited Position
Priority given to applicants who apply by
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions/Information for Applicants

Anticipated Vacancy – Fall semester 2018
Final appointment is subject to available funding.

This position is open until filled, but review of applications will begin on 1/3/18.

-The doctoral degree is required for appointment and must be completed prior to the beginning of service.
-Candidates must submit a teaching statement (upload to Teaching Philosophy 1 button).
-Candidates are required to provide an unofficial transcript for both undergraduate and graduate degrees earned. Upon hire, candidate will be required to arrange for an official transcript of highest degree earned to be mailed/transmitted directly from the institution to RIC.
-The application includes an optional button for candidates to upload additional documents, if desired.
-Candidates will be prompted during the application process to provide 3 names and email addresses for reference letters.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  4. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  5. Teaching Philosophy 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1 (see special instructions)