Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Expiring today

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
27 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9671/I2616

Job Description

Boston University’s Metropolitan College seeks two dynamic and creative faculty members to join its nationally recognized Department of Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2017. Areas of highest interest are: programming and software development, web application development, data analytics, networking and cyber security.

Established 35 years ago, the Metropolitan College Computer Science department ( is a leader in providing rigorous and industry-relevant education in areas such as information security, computer networks, computer information systems, financial informatics, digital forensics, and health informatics. Courses are offered in flexible face-to-face, blended and online formats. It offers the acclaimed Boston University online Master’s in Computer Information Systems program, ranked as the 3rd best online IT program by US News & World Report.

Responsibilities: Faculty duties include teaching up to six courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels per academic year, including blended and online courses, conducting active research, participating in course and curriculum development, and mentoring part-time faculty and students, as well as providing service to the department, college and the university. These are full-time non-tenure track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, with 2-5 year renewable contracts.

These faculty positions offer significant opportunity for interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarly work, including research and curriculum development within Metropolitan College and Boston University, as well as the greater Boston area.

Required Skills

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field and have demonstrated successful teaching and research record in one of the following areas: programming and software development, web application development, data analytics, networking and cyber security or a related area. We welcome applications from candidates with professional and industry experience in addition to the terminal degree.


Application: Applicants should submit a cover letter stating career objectives, suitability for the position, research goals, and approach to teaching, as well as a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference, preferably via email. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Send applications to:         

Ms. Kimberly Richards, Academic Program Manager

Boston University Metropolitan College

808 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 250

Boston, MA 02215

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular