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Instructional Faculty

[C14-059] - Computer Science: Assistant Professor

Position Information

Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
Dr. Neli Zlatareva
Phone: (860) 832-2710

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University’s Computer Sciences Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2014. Responsibilities include teaching a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate computer science courses for majors and non-majors, including a CS Principles course for CS majors, serving on departmental and university committees, advising students, and conducting scholarly research. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in computer science (ABD candidates will be hired at the rank of Instructor);
  • Teaching experience;
  • Publication record commensurate with experience;
  • Evidence of effective communication skills; and,
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in networking and/or computer architecture.

The University: CCSU is one of four state universities with the Board of Regents for Higher Education Connecticut State Colleges & Universities. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with a dream. Finish with a future.” The Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of "The Best Northeastern Colleges." CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Arts and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, the New Britain Rock Cats (Double A professional baseball), two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application & Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by February 21, 2014. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and submit the following in a single file and in the order given below:

  • Letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position;
  • Current curriculum vitae, including the names of three current professional references with mail and email addresses, and phone numbers; and,
  • Unofficial transcripts.

For ABD candidates, include a letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion.

No emailed or hard copies will be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (e.g., Social Security Number) on any documents submitted.

For more information, contact Dr. Zlatareva at


CCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply.