Faculty - Computer Science
The Department of Computer Sciences & Physics at Rider University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.

Rider University’s Computer Science program welcomed its first students in Fall 2017 and has surpassed enrollment expectations. We seek exceptionally qualified candidates to join our program who are passionate about the student experience, both inside and outside of the classroom. We seek applicants with expertise in the cybersecurity domain.

The successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in their teaching and research and be able to speak to how they will contribute to a diverse science community at Rider, including forging interdepartmental collaborations. They will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including classes in the cybersecurity major at all levels, and they will also have a plan for integrating students into their research agendas.

The successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. ABDs will be considered as long as they successfully defend prior to Fall 2021. Post-doctoral and college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred.

Rider University is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds who come together and create a vibrant, living and learning community.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to, working with such a diverse population.

All applicants must apply for position no. 316028 online at https://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/6841. Candidates should include in their application:
• A Cover Letter
• A curriculum vitae
• A statement of teaching philosophy (3 pages maximum)
• A research statement, including how undergraduates will be incorporated (3 pages maximum)
• A statement outlining a commitment to diversity, including evidence of experience working with and teaching diverse students (3 pages maximum)
• Graduate transcripts
• Letters from three confidential references, which can speak to both your research and teaching experience.


Review of complete applications will begin on February 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

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Contact Information
Clarissa Gilliam
[email protected]
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road Human Resources
Lawrenceville, 08648
6098965000