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Specialist Professor

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Specialist Professor

Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Monmouth University welcomes applications for an anticipated opening for a Specialist Professor position to begin in the fall 2017 semester. This is a one year initial appointment subject to subsequent multi-year reappointments without limit.

Successful candidates will be enthusiastic educators ready to embrace Monmouth University’s commitment to transformative learning, engage students in shared learning and research opportunities, and challenge students to think critically. They will be expected to: teach 12 credits per semester of undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science, software engineering and information technology; serve on various committees at the Department, School and University levels; actively mentor and advise students; and coordinate departmental accreditation and assessment activities.

We invite applicants with a passion for teaching and sharing the excitement of computing at all levels with students and across disciplines, and/or professionals with industrial/research experience anxious to return to academia and enrich the next generation.

Candidates with expertise teaching computer science, software engineering and information technology are welcome, especially those who can demonstrate previous experience in the area of accreditation and assessment, especially in the technology area.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering offers 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.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All applications received by May 1 will receive our fullest consideration, and the application process will remain open until the position is filled. Women and individuals from groups underrepresented in computing are encouraged to apply.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Requirements for consideration: applicants must apply on-line to and upload a cover letter, CV and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Transcripts are also required, and can be directed to: Search Chair, Computer Science-Software Engineering, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ 07764.

Desirable documents: three letters of recommendation, and, if available, two examples of teaching success.


Required Skills or Software

On-line Records System, Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately


Required Years of Experience



Required Degree, Licenses or Certifications

Master's degree


Other Requirements

Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related field.

Three years of related experience. Familiarity with program accreditation and assessment. Experience teaching at an institute of higher education.


Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in related field.

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