Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Systems


Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Systems at Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank Assistant Professor.  Applicants should have earned a PhD in computer science or a related field by September, 2014, which is when the position commences.

Job Summary

We are seeking candidates with experience and interest in data science who would be comfortable creating and teaching undergraduate courses in data mining, the Hadoop ecosystem, machine learning, NoSQL databases, and natural language processing.  Ability and interest in teaching courses in networks, relational databases, and programming, especially in Java and Python, is a plus.  Interest in teaching courses in web development is also a plus but not necessary.

Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching and ongoing scholarship.

Our department offers bachelor’s degrees in both Computer Systems and Multimedia Technology and in Mathematics as well.  We also work very closely with Mercyhurst’s Institute for Intelligence Studies, recognized nationally and worldwide for its programs.  Please see for more information about the department.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume electronically to Dr. Charles Redmond at  At this stage, letters of recommendation are not required.  Paper applications cannot be accepted.

Review of applications will commence after the New Year and continue until the position is filled.

Mercyhurst University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that encourages members of diverse groups to apply.