Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Webster Groves, Saint Louis County / Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County
Oct 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Academic Year 2017-2018 (January) or 2018-2019 (August)

This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary will be competitive with other private schools having regional accreditation in the Midwest.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of computer science courses. This position carries a teaching load of six courses per calendar year. Candidates must be able to communicate complex concepts to a diverse student population, and be committed to quality teaching, scholarship, and service in a global university.

Minimum Qualifications  

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or a closely related field. We value practical experience and encourage individuals with industry experience in software development, information technology, and information systems to apply.

Preferred Qualifications     

• Experience teaching at the college level is preferred.

• Experience in the area of data analytics is a plus.
Essential Duties     

Specific teaching expectations include but are not limited to:
1. Emphasizing the application of computer science theory in solving real-world problems
2. C++
3. Network concepts
4. Computer architecture
5. Database theory
6. Database applications

Other Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to:
a) Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
b) Teach day classes and evening classes
c) Advise students
d) Assist in curriculum development
e) Assist with academic program assessment.
f) Participate in appropriate professional development (Boyer Model)
g) Maintain competence in the field by staying current with new and emerging theory, applications and pedagogy.
h) Serve on department, school, and university committees
i) Perform administrative tasks as needed.

Special Instructions to Applicants     

Interested applicants should apply online and submit: (1) a letter of interest which addresses the identified qualifications, (2) an expanded resume or curriculum vitae, and (3) references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will assume the position Spring or Fall 2018 (January/August).

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber.  Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.