Assistant Professor in Computer Science/Information Technology

Location
La Verne
Posted
Mar 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


University of La Verne

Assistant Professor in Computer Science/Information Technology

Job Description Summary:
The Computer Science Program in the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science at the University of La Verne invites applications for a full-time tenured position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related fields. Candidates must be committed to excellence in face-to-face, online and hybrid teaching with a strong desire to establish research projects that provide valuable learning opportunities for undergraduate students.The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses face-to-face, hybrid, and online in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and/or Information Technology. Other responsibilities include: academic advising, maintaining office hours, mentoring, faculty committee participation, and developing courses for online / hybrid courses, as well as coordinating with Regional and Online Campuses (ROC) course offerings.
The College of Arts and Sciences aims to provide broad access and transformative learning that leads to life and community success.
The University of La Verne is a 125-year old, independent, comprehensive, doctoral granting institution in Southern California with strong emphasis on teaching excellence, community engagement and an increasing commitment to research and publication. Classified by Carnegie as a Community-Engaged University, La Verne offers high quality, liberal arts and professional degree programs at the undergraduate to doctoral levels to traditional-age and adult learners. The main campus is located in La Verne, 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles, along the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.
The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with 40% of the student population identifying itself as” Hispanic/Latino,” 55% students of color, 10% international students, and a large proportion first-generation. The University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds.

Specific Duties:

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses face-to-face, hybrid, and online in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and/or Information Technology. Strong background and orientation with developing, implementing, and assessing online learning and supporting Information Technology teaching using an online LMS. Other responsibilities include: academic advising, maintaining office hours, mentoring, faculty committee participation, and developing courses for online / hybrid courses, as well as coordinating with Regional and Online Campuses (ROC) course offerings.



Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology obtained from an accredited institution. In addition, the applicant must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills in the English language, as well as expertise in one or more of the following subjects: Information Technology, Networking, Cloud Computing Technologies, Cyber Security, and Computer Programming Languages. In addition, must demonstrate a record of, or potential for, publication in established refereed journals. The candidates must show evidence of effective teaching in face-to-face and online techniques with at least one year experience at the undergraduate level and some teaching experience with adult student populations.

Preferred Qualifications:
The preferred candidate will also have a history of active participation in professional development as evidenced by presentations and publications; display a readiness to work closely with undergraduate students and faculty colleagues through research, community engagement, and service initiatives; and exhibit the leadership abilities necessary to expand the Information Technology program.

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should apply online at www.laverne.edu/hr. Applicants should include a cover letter of interest describing your teaching philosophy and research experience, CV, representative publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including several recent course evaluations and syllabi if available), letters from three professional references.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation




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