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Assistant or Associate Professor of Software Engineering

College of Charleston

College of Charleston

Software Engineering
Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Assistant or Associate Professor of Software Engineering

Posting Details

Internal Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Software Engineering
Position Type Tenure-track
School/Area School of Sciences and Mathematics
Department Computer Science
Position Description
The Computer Science Department at the College of Charleston invites applications for 1 tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Software Engineering position starting in August 2024.

The rapidly-growing Computer Science department (https://charleston.edu/compsci/) has over 540 students who are enrolled in six undergraduate degree programs and two master’s programs.
The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills, collegiality, and a passion for teaching. For an associate professor appointment, the successful candidate must have an active research program in a software engineering sub-discipline, a successful publication record, and years of experience qualifying for the associate rank. For an assistant professor appointment, the successful candidate must demonstrate promise to maintain an active research program and successful teaching in a software engineering sub-discipline. The successful candidate will provide support to a new Software Engineering bachelors program and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. An earned Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related field is required before the start date.

Preference for this position will be given to candidates who have research and teaching experience in the general area of software engineering or any software engineering sub-discipline.
Apply online at https://jobs.cofc.edu. Applications must include a cover letter (at most three pages in length) which describes teaching and research fit at the College of Charleston, a CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references who may be contacted to submit reference letters online. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Anthony Leclerc, chair of the search committee, leclerca@cofc.edu.

The College of Charleston / University of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, SC. Since our founding in 1770, we have maintained a strong liberal arts curriculum. The university encompasses the unusual combination of an exceptional faculty, historic campus, coastal location, modern facilities and cutting-edge programs. The student body numbers approximately 10,400 in undergraduate and graduate program combined.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 01/02/2024
Closing Date 03/22/2024
Open Until Filled? Yes
Posting Number F2016382P
EEO Statement
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/14827

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  4. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Research and Professional Development Statement
  3. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcripts
  4. Sample Publication 1
  5. Sample Publication 2
  6. Sample Publication 3
  7. Student Course-Instructor Reviews