Assistant Professor – Computer and Information Science



Job description

Old Westbury, NY

The Department of Mathematics and Computer and Information Science at the State University of New York at Old Westbury is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer and Information Science (CIS) starting Fall 2019. Candidates must be willing to teach a broad range of courses in Computer Science at the undergraduate and graduate level and possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research in the area of competency. High need areas are Operating Systems and Systems Programming; Computer and Network Security; Machine Learning; Data Mining; Cloud Computing; and Artificial Intelligence. Candidates should have experience teaching a culturally diverse undergraduate student population. In addition to teaching duties, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarly development, and to participate in service activities including, but not limited to, advising students, committee responsibilities, program assessment and curriculum development. The department has a new MS program in Data Analytics.

Required Qualifications:
◾Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or an ABD with an anticipated completion date of August 1, 2019 or sooner.

Preferred Qualifications:
◾Previous teaching experience at the college level. Applicants with relevant industry experience will also be considered.
◾A demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and continued scholarly activity.
◾Experience teaching a culturally diverse undergraduate student population.

How to apply

Please submit the following online at
1.cover letter
3.graduate transcripts
4.teaching philosophy
5.description of research interest information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references

Submit three (3) letters of recommendation, one of which addresses potential for teaching (on letterhead and signed), to Human Resources via email at

Only applications submitted online will be considered.


We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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With a wooded 604-acre campus centrally located on Long Island, the nation's 16th largest population center, Old Westbury offers the best of both worlds - a quiet atmosphere dedicated to learning yet just 20 miles from the heart of New York City.