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Job No. 140841

  • Job Title:
  • Full-Time Computer Science Faculty
  • Employer:
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Location:
  • Loqwell/Bedford , MA
  • Posting Date:
  • 09-Apr-2019
  • Description:
  • About Middlesex Community College:
    Middlesex Community College (MCC) employs over 1,000 people in full-time, part-time, faculty, professional administrative and support positions at campuses in both Lowell and Bedford. MCC is a dynamic institution, priding itself on the quality as well as the diversity of its programs that foster student success. MCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are an affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty and staff over the last five years, and are one of Massachusetts colleges participating in the Commonwealth Compact whose mission is to establish Massachusetts as a uniquely inclusive, honest and supportive community of -- and for -- diverse people, to acknowledge our mixed history in this effort, and to face squarely the challenges that still need to be overcome, understanding that the rich promise of the region's growing diversity must be tapped fully if Boston and Massachusetts are to achieve their economic, civic and social potential.

    Applications for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status. MCC strives for a faculty and staff that reflect its richly diverse community of students.

    Middlesex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

    Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Safety & Security Report, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/disclosurestatements/campsecrpt.aspx


    Job Description:
    Title: Full-Time Computer Science Faculty

    Unit: MCCC/MTA Unit Position

    Dept.: Computer Science

    Reports To: Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

    Date: April 8, 2019

    General Description of Responsibilities: The Computer Science faculty member for this position is a creative, learning-centered and knowledgeable individual who will develop and teach courses in the Computer Science Department, delivered in several languages, including Visual Basic, C++, Java, and assembly language. The faculty member will work with the dean and faculty to develop student learning outcomes and assessment strategies, and will participate in college service and student advisement. The successful candidate is committed to inclusive excellence and diversity, and continuous professional improvement.



    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Develop and teach courses in Computer Science. Deliver courses in a variety of programming languages, including Visual Basic, C++, Java, and assembly language, and on various platforms, including Windows and Linux. Deliver courses in Digital Forensics and Secure Software Development.
    Infuse current software development standards, conventions and practices, and real world examples into classroom materials and discussions.
    Participate in ongoing curriculum review, assessment, and development.
    Develop instructional material consistent with course, program and institutional student learning outcomes
    Develop and apply technology in and out of the classroom, including use of the Blackboard Learning Management System
    Teach classes and attend meetings on both MCC campuses.
    Work collaboratively with colleagues to recruit, advise, and retain students
    Advise students majoring in STEM disciplines.
    Embrace the dynamic and changing nature of computer science, expand that knowledge base, and incorporate that learning into the curriculum
    Provide significant advising to help students appropriately plan and align course selection with the requirements of the Computer Science and Digital Forensics degree programs
    Develop and apply innovative instructional methods including high impact practices that engage students of varying learning styles and abilities and backgrounds.
    Develop and apply assessment strategies that maximize learning and measure student learning outcomes at the course, department, and institutional level
    Develop and apply pedagogy that engage a diverse student body of varying learning styles, backgrounds and abilities and promote critical thinking and other employability skills
    Participate in Computer Science department and STEM initiatives
    Participate in division and college committees and activities
    Commit to continuous professional improvement.
    Work collegially with faculty from all different disciplines.
    Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population including individuals of identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation, and varying physical and learning abilities.
    Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
    Fulfill terms of the faculty contract as set out in the Agreement between the Board of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Community College Council/Massachusetts Teachers Association.

    Requirements:
    Required:

    Master's degree or higher in Computer Science or Software Engineering
    Successful teaching experience with computer science courses.
    Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population including individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation, and varying physical and learning abilities.


    Preferred:

    Successful teaching experience and demonstrated ability at the community college level, and an understanding of and commitment to the role of the community college in higher education.
    Experience with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) initiatives
    Experience with research experiences for undergraduates (REU) or for teachers (RET) or with internship/externship/field experiences for undergraduates in STEM
    Experience in software development in a business or research setting
    Knowledge of, experience in, and/or teaching experience in Digital Forensics
    Willingness to develop new courses as needed
    Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of alternative instructional methodologies and assessment strategies.
    Openness to interdisciplinary instruction, and ability to work collegially with faculty from different disciplines
    Course development and advising experience
    Experience using high impact practices such as learning communities, capstone courses, undergraduate research and collaborative projects as part of pedagogical practices.
    Bilingual skills
  •  Contact information:
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Loqwell/Bedford, MA 01730
  • United States
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