Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Information Systems

Job description

Job no: 493643
Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Information Technology

Posting Job Title

Assistant Professor, Computer Science


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

The selected candidates will teach 15 credit hours per semester in Computer Science and Information Systems. Current department needs include teaching courses in information systems and programming. Additional duties expected of full-time faculty include maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; training faculty in new curriculum as needed; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; developing and maintaining relationships with industry and academic partners; participating in college, division, and department meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face to face (day or evening), hybrid or online, and are subject to change as needed. On-campus presence is required.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in computer science (or sub-field) or computer information systems; or a Master’s degree or higher in any field coupled with 18 graduate hours in computer science (or sub-field) or computer information systems; or a Bachelor’s degree or higher in any field coupled with at least two years of discipline-related work experience (non-teaching) and discipline-related course work at least one level above courses taught
Comfortable adopting new technologies and a desire to create/deliver effective online content
Understand the importance of adapting to the changing landscape of higher education and the field of technology
Demonstrated strong communication skills
Commitment to diversity; ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints, collaboration, and teamwork
Ability and desire to teach information systems courses such as Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications and Introduction to Information Systems
Ability and desire to teach introductory computer programming courses and concepts using languages such as Java and Python
Teaching, training or industry experience in computer science, information systems or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Ability and desire to teach department courses beyond the introductory level such as Unix scripting, programming (e.g. C#, Java, C++)
Ability and desire to reach Data Analytics
Ability to incorporate evidence-based and inclusive teaching strategies to engage students in their learning
Teaching experience in computer science, information systems, or related field at an accredited K-12 or college institution
Industry experience in computer science and information systems
Experience with learning management systems and online teaching
Experience implementing innovative teaching practices, including active learning, project-based, service learning, and other student-centered pedagogies
Familiarity with the current landscape of computer science education in K-12 and Higher Education

Required application documents

CV or Resume, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts; Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department needs

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

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Advertised: 03 Mar 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 19 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 9/24/2020
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time