Scholarly Assistant Professor-Career
Scholarly Assistant Professor-CareerPosition Number:
Voiland College of Engineering and ArchitectureDepartment Link:
99163Summary of Duties:
The job duties of successful candidates include curriculum development; advising students; teaching undergraduate courses in computer science; interfacing with industry; participating in continuous teaching assessment activities; effectively communicating and interacting with students; supporting student recruitment activities; and collaborating with others within the School, the University, or other organizations.Additional Information:
The new faculty hired for this position will join approximately 50 existing faculty members in the School of EECS, which has experienced rapid growth in enrollment over the past four years. As of the fall of 2020, around 1000 undergraduate students are enrolled in its B.S., and B.A programs, and 275 graduate students are enrolled in its M.S., and Ph.D. programs in computer science, electrical engineering, and computer engineering. EECS expects continued increase in enrollments and anticipates multiple faculty hires over the next two years.
Washington State University is one of the nation’s top 50 public research universities in computer science according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU is among 108 public and private universities in America recognized with the “very high research activity” categorization and among 240 universities and colleges nationwide to earn the “community engagement” classification from the Carnegie Foundation. With a population of 33,000, Pullman is a quintessential college town—one of the top 10 in the nation according to MSN’s 2012 report on the “Best College Towns in North America.” Recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek as the “Best Place to Raise Kids” in Washington State, Pullman consistently boasts one of the top school districts in the state. Situated to the east of the Cascade Mountains, Pullman enjoys a dry four-season climate (21 inches of annual precipitation), with sunny, warm summers, relatively mild winters, and excellent access to outdoor recreational opportunities.Anticipated Start Date:
Full TimeAppointment Status:
TemporaryPosition Term in Months:
Commensurate with experienceRequired Qualifications:
Candidates with a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline are sought.Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated prior teaching experience, curriculum development (classroom, online), leadership potential, industry experience/potential to foster industry partnerships, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to diversifying the student body.Background Check:
YesType of Recruitment:
Open RecruitmentPosting Open Date:
09/24/2020Screening Begin Date:
10/15/2020Open Until Filled (overrides close field) :
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including; 1) cover letter which summarizes candidate’s qualifications and position sought; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of teaching ; 4) summary of research; and 5) the contact information for three (3) professional references. The letters of recommendation that are required will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider through the WSU online application system.EEO Statement :
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]Posting Number: