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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Boston University Metropolitan College
September 15, 2023
Boston, MA
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Boston University’s Metropolitan College seeks a dynamic and creative faculty member with expertise in data analytics or software development to join its nationally recognized Department of Computer Science (http://www.bu.edu/csmet/) at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July or September 1, 2024.

The 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 in Computer Information Systems program, consistently ranked in the top ten best online IT programs by US News & World Report for ten years. The department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have colleagues join our ranks who support our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, and diverse.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Computer Science or a related field, and have a demonstrated successful teaching and research record. We welcome applications from candidates with a terminal degree who have extensive professional and industry experience as well as an interest in teaching and applied research.

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. This is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with renewable contracts of up to five years.  

The faculty position offers 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. 

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

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 through the link below. Candidates who, within their application materials, substantively address their experiences, strengths, and opportunities for growth regarding diversity, inclusivity, and full participation at Boston University will receive the highest priority and consideration. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.


Please submit applications through this link: https://www.bu.edu/met/faculty-staff/forms/full-time-faculty-applications/


Department Contact:

Ms. Lyn Ariyakulkan

Boston University Metropolitan College

1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Floor 5

Boston, MA 02215



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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.

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