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Four Assistant Professorships, Computer Science & Networking
Wentworth Institute of Technology

  • Nov. 29, 2017
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences
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Four Assistant Professorships, Computer Science & Networking
Wentworth Institute of Technology

A unique opportunity to join the Department of Computer Science and Networking at Wentworth Institute of Technology in the heart of downtown Boston as they invite applications for four Assistant Professorships beginning August 31, 2017.

The Department of Computer Science and Networking consists of 14 faculty members and offers programs in Computer Science and Computer Networking. A bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems is offered in conjunction with the Department of Business Management.

The Department also offers a fully online M.S. program in Applied Computer Science. The Department has teaching and research strengths in algorithms, databases, machine learning, networking, operating systems, programming languages and formal methods, software engineering, and mobile/web application development. In addition, members of the Department have close collaborative relationships with faculty in applied mathematics, sciences, and electrical and computer engineering, among many others.

This position offers competitive salaries and benefits. Benefits package includes comprehensive medical, dental, pension plans, tuition reimbursement and transportation assistance as well as generous holiday, vacation, and sick time.

Required Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Networking, or a related discipline
  • Teaching experience at the university level
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computing practice, concepts, and theory

Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree
  • Particular attention will be given to candidates with a background in cybersecurity, networking, systems, or computational science, although candidates with any computational background are encouraged to apply

Wentworth's mission is to prepare students for career success through experiential learning. Faculty are expected to teach undergraduate computing courses, to engage in research and scholarly activity, and to perform service to the institute (including academic advising and serving on committees) and the profession. Faculty are strongly encouraged to participate in service learning opportunities with the Center for Community and Learning Partnerships and in innovation and entrepreneurship activities with Accelerate.

About Wentworth Institute of Technology
Wentworth Institute of Technology attracts talented students who bring their skills to bear on real-world problems. WIT's interdisciplinary curriculum combines rigorous studies with practical learning experiences. The result: Excellent preparation for a successful career. WIT is a collaborative, mission-driven community of educators and professionals committed to excellence in themselves and in the students they teach and support.

Wentworth is based in Boston's historic Fenway area, a cultural center featuring numerous colleges, universities, hospitals, museums, galleries, restaurants, and cafes. The MBTA Green Line, Orange Line, and Commuter Rail are within walking distance (passes are subsidized), and affordable, on-site parking provided. Professional development opportunities include tuition reimbursement programs, and the ability to cross-register for courses, leadership programs, and professional development training at any of the other member institutions of the Colleges of the Fenway. Wentworth is a member of Tuition Exchange, a reciprocal scholarship opportunity for the dependents of eligible faculty and staff at all 645+ member schools. WIT is a founding member of the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NEHERC), the region's premier job board for faculty, staff, and academic executives, featuring over 2,700 current jobs from member colleges, universities, teaching hospitals, research institutes, and education-related not-for-profits.

Living in Boston
Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Ranking #6 on the Global Economic Power Index in 2012, Boston is a major player responsible for $3.75 trillion in economic output with a strong emphasis on the finance, education, professional services, and medical sectors. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine

Application Instructions
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue on a rolling basis. Qualified applicants should apply at Wentworth seeks to increase the diverse perspectives of its faculty and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in STEM.

Wentworth Institute of Technology is being assisted by the Keysearch Executive Search Services of Academic Keys.

  • Wentworth seeks to increase the diverse perspectives of its faculty and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in STEM.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Valerie Woodruff
    Academic Keys
  • 203-693-1101


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