Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Instructions to applicants:
Due to COVID19 restrictions put in place by the local, state and federal government, Sul Ross State University is temporarily suspending posting of new positions and hiring to fill vacancies. We will continue to review the situation as it unfolds, to lift restrictions at the earliest possible time.Job Title:
Assistant Professor of Computer ScienceLocation:
Applicants must have Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field; strong working knowledge of core computer science concepts including data structures, software engineering, operating systems and computer architecture.Preferred:
Teaching experience and research at the university level; industry experience; administrative experience and committee work at the university level; experience developing an application from design to publication.Primary Responsibilities:
Teach Computer Science core and elective classes. Work with members of the department to ensure teaching objectives match program objectives and students are able to transition from lower level to upper level course work. Develop, pilot and implement retention strategies for students from sophomore to graduation working with academic departments. Learn the advising process and assist academic departments with the transition of students from the Lobo Den advising center to their faculty advisor. Work with academic departments to create 4-year education plans for each major.
Responsible for the safety of others. Must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Position is Security Sensitive.Other Information:
Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (www.alpinetexas.com), is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings through our website (http://www.sulross.edu).