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Associate Professor in Computer Science/Computer Information Systems

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Posting Details

Posting Number: 0601108

Job Title: Associate Professor in Computer Science/Computer Information Systems

FLSA: Exempt

Position Type: Faculty

Duration of Position: Full Time

Work Location: San Antonio, TX

Department: Department of Computing & Cyber-Security

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Summary/Basic Function: The College of Business is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2018. The appointment is for an Associate Professor of Computer Science/Computer Information Systems to teach undergraduate courses and advise students. The College offers BS degree in Computer Science, BBA degree in Computer Information Systems and the BAAS degree in Information Technology. It plans to offer an MS degree in Computer Science in the near future. The department plans to seek ABET and/or AACSB accreditation for its programs. Quality performance will be expected in teaching, service, and research. Preference will be given to candidates who have research specialties in computer security/cyber security but can teach a variety of Computer Science/Computer Information System courses; have potential/record of research productivity; have relevant certification and industry experience and have effective communications skills.

The successful candidate will preferably have:
A PhD in CS/CIS or related field.
Research Experience in the field as demonstrated by several professional publications and research grants as PI or Co-PI
A minimum of five years of experience in teaching at the College or University level in CS/CIS disciplines
Familiar with non-traditional commuter University setting.
Experience in working with culturally diverse populations.

Work Hours: Depends on course schedule. Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 6,500.

Application Process: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp. Applicants must complete online (1) the application/Faculty Form, and upload (2) the letter of interest, (3) curriculum vita, and (4) unofficial copies of transcripts. In the letter of interest, in the very first sentence, the specialization for which you would like to be considered should be stated. The letter should also indicate the experience level in teaching, research and scholarly activities, as well as service related activities.

The priority date for applications is January 3, 2018. The position is open until filled.

Finalists (and only finalists) will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature.

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution. Please send documents to:

Chair, Department of Computing and Cyber Security
College of Business
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
One University Way
San Antonio, Texas 78224.

We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Please direct any application process questions to Human Resources, for other questions contact Dr. Akhtar Lodgher at [email protected]

  • Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
  • The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
  • If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
  • Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.


Posting Date: 10-19-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52004



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Qualifications

Education

Necessary Qualifications: Earned doctorate degree in Computer Science/Computer Information System or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

18 graduate hours in Computer Science/Computer Information System.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience

Necessary Qualifications: A minimum of five years of experience in teaching CS/CIS courses at a regionally accredited University.

Evidence of several research publications and funded grants.

Preferred Qualifications:

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Other Qualifications for Posting: Necessary
Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community.
Ability to multitask.
Ability to provide curricular and professional advice to students.

Preferred
Preference will be given to candidates who hold current relevant certification.

Experience with Learning Management System such as Blackboard.
Experience with delivery of hybrid/blended classes.
Experience in program and course development.



Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.

Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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