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Assistant Professor Computer Science/Cybersecurity

Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics at Mount St. Mary’s University is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Computer Science/Cybersecurity starting in August 2021. Duties include teaching and research in computer science and cybersecurity, program development, and service. A master’s degree is required and a PhD is necessary for tenure track consideration. The department offers baccalaureate degrees in mathematics, computer science, cybersecurity, and data science with post-baccalaureate certificates in data science and cybersecurity.

Please send a cover letter, vita, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching, to Applicant review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Questions and hard-copy application materials should be directed to:

Fred Portier, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Mount St. Mary’s University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-7799

Who We Are

Mount St. Mary’s University is the second oldest Catholic university in America and seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity. Located in a serene mountain setting in Emmitsburg, MD, yet near major metropolitan areas, the Mount is a comprehensive, nationally recognized Catholic university with an enrollment of 2,400 students and a 13:1 student to faculty ratio.

We seek to build an inclusive faculty that can engage the interests of an increasingly diverse student population. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will share our commitment to the dignity and solidarity of all persons and the value of intercultural understanding.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position Status:

  • Full-time position- beginning August 2021
  • Open until filled

Mount St. Mary's is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts university with over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As a Catholic university, Mount St. Mary’s graduates ethical leaders who are inspired by a passion for learning and lead lives of significance in service to God and others. The university has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. EOE