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Requisition Number 17-0075
Post Date 12/8/2017
Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology
City Frederick
State MD

The Computer Science Department at Hood College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor position in Computer Science and Information Technology to begin August 1, 2018.

Under the general direction of the Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, primary responsibilities include teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students, serving on committees within the department and College, reviewing and developing curriculum in different areas in computer science and conducting scholarly research. Earned a doctorate in computer science or closely related field by the time of appointment required and a strong research interest in the area of computer science education. Candidates with additional interests in software-related areas, e.g. development in web and mobile environments, are encouraged to apply. The selected individual will mostly teach and develop introductory and service courses in our undergraduate program ( but will also have opportunities to teach upper-level courses and collaborate with faculty in our graduate programs (



  • Teach courses in computer science and information technology areas;
  • Teach undergraduate service courses;
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Contribute to the department with curriculum development;
  • Maintain an active program of continuing professional activity;
  • Engage in active service within the department and the College;
  • Engage and maintain an active and productive research agenda;
  • Teaching duties and expectations for scholarship and service are commensurate with the faculty member’s employment status.

Education and Experience

Earned a doctorate in computer science or closely related field by the time of appointment required. Professional experience in industry or government is desirable.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via Hood College’s electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, current vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement and three (3) letters of recommendation. The candidate can upload their letters of recommendation with their application materials OR should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically to All document titles (including letters of recommendation) related to your application should include your name and the job requisition number, ie. Csmith17-0075. For full consideration, please apply by January 22, 2018.

Further Information and Questions

Questions regarding the position requirements may be addressed to

The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line".

If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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