Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Computer Science



Job Summary/Description:

Angelo State University is seeking a dynamic and energetic computer science faculty member to join our team in the growing Department of Computer Science as a visiting assistant professor. Angelo State University is an Hispanic Serving Institution and member of the Texas Tech University System. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence, an active career, and the ability to offer undergraduate and graduate courses. This position is a full-time, nine-month Visiting Assistant Professor position and would start in Fall of 2021.

Typical Duties/Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Teach 24 semester credit hours of undergraduate and graduate computer science courses each academic year,
- Teach a wide range of courses in computer science and cybersecurity preparedness,
- Engage in research activities,
- Assist in curriculum and program development in computer science and cybersecurity, as well as assessment activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Knowledge of and commitment to a student-centered environment,
- Knowledge of effective teaching strategies,
- Skill in teaching,
- Skill in creating active, innovative student learning environments,
- Skill in applying technology to improve student learning,
- Ability to teach online and face to face,
- Ability to teach graduate courses,
- Ability to create environments conducive to the academic success of women, Hispanic, and other underrepresented student groups.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field,
- Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate computer science courses,
- Record of scholarly research and publications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong preference will be given to candidates who have:
- Experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science in one or more of the following areas: database systems, operating systems, artificial intelligence, and machine learning,
- Experience in new computer science course development,
- Experience in graduate teaching and research, and experience in advising graduate students,
- Strong record of research publications,
- Experience in program assessment and accreditation.

EEO Statement:

Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Angelo State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that a qualified individual with a disability has the same rights and privileges in employment as non-disabled employees. If an accommodation is requested for the job application process, please contact our office at (325) 942-2168 or email us at [email protected].

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

1. In the Cover Letter (2-page maximum), applicants should discuss their experience in undergraduate and graduate education.
2. In the Curriculum Vitae, applicants should include a complete list of publications, all relevant teaching, advising, new course development, and service experience including course development and program assessment.
3. In the Teaching Statement document (3-page maximum), applicants should present their previous undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising experience, and how they would create active and innovative student learning environments.
4. In the Other Document (5-page maximum), applicants should present (a) a Research Statement document, where applicants should present their current research experience and discuss their future research plans, a discussion on involving undergraduate students in their research consistent with the objectives of the university is also expected; (b) a “Commitment to Diversity Statement” (2-page maximum), where applicants should discuss how they will help achieve Angelo State University’s goal to attract and graduate more women, Hispanic, and students from other underrepresented groups.




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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time