West Long Branch, NJ
Department: Computer Science/Software Engineering
Monmouth University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Data Science opening in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. This anticipated opening would begin in the Fall 2021 semester and is tenure-track. Rank will be commensurate with experience (academe or industrial) and accomplishment in the discipline of data science.
The candidate must have a track record of developing and teaching Data Science classes, and conducting applied research in all areas of Data Science to solve real-world problems with societal impact. The successful candidate will lead the Masters of Science in Data Science program that will start in Fall 2021.
Candidates must have completed a doctorate degree in data science, computer science, or a related discipline by the expected start date. The candidates must be committed to developing and teaching data science and computer science courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels. The candidates will have opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary research collaborations across the university and with companies in the vibrant Jersey Shore technology corridor.
The successful applicant will teach 9 credits per semester of graduate and undergraduate courses (12 credits with a course load reduction for scholarship); will have a Program Director stipend in addition to the faculty salary; will maintain an active research program engaging graduate and undergraduate students; will develop relationships among the companies in the University’s proximity; will seek external funding to support the research program; will mentor and advise students; and will serve on committees at the Department, School and University levels.
Monmouth University’s Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering offers, in addition to the new Master of Science in Data Science, undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering (two undergraduate programs are ABET-accredited), and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Systems.
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Doctoral degree, ABD candidates may be considered with degree completion expected by date of employment
Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience:
Earned doctoral degree in data science, computer science, or other related discipline.
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University’s student-athletes.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges, The Princeton Review’s The Best 382 Colleges, and Money magazine’s Best Colleges for Your Money.
Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
How to apply
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.