This job has expired

Professor of Computer Science

Merced College
Closing date
Jun 28, 2021

View more

Faculty Jobs
Engineering & Mathematics, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Professor of Computer Science

Salary: $55,018.00 - $75,137.00 Annually
Job Type:
Job Number: 201700248
Closing: 6/27/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Location: Merced, CA
Department: Computer Science - Area 3

Additional compensation for doctorate
Interviews tentatively scheduled the week of June 14, 2021
Merced College is a midsized community college located in California's Central Valley. Founded in 1962, the college serves more than 16,000 students, with room to expand on its 267-acre main campus and 120-acre Los Banos site, as well as at our innovative Business Resource Center in Downtown Merced. The City of Merced, incorporated in 1889, offers historical sites, affordable housing and access to the Bay Area and Sacramento. Merced is known as the Gateway to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada mountains, and is home to the University of California's newest campus, UC Merced. Our tree-shaded, growing community of just over 80,000 includes multiple biking and walking trails as well as access to several lakes — large and small — throughout the county.

Merced College Vision
Merced College will provide transformative and empowering educational experiences to meet student and community needs.

Merced College Mission
Growing our community through education and workforce training:
  • lifelong learning
  • basic skills
  • career technical education
  • transfer
  • degree/certificate programs
  • Ensuring student success through equitable access, continuous quality improvement, institutional effectiveness, and student achievement.

    General Description: This is a full-time, tenure track instructional assignment at Merced College under the general direction of the Dean of Science, Math, and Engineering. The professor will teach a variety of Computer Science courses. The specific mix of teaching assignments will vary from semester to semester. The standard teaching load is 15 units per semester, which may include evening and weekend hours.

    Science, Math, and Engineering Area: Offers a full range of classes from the pre-Associate degree to the transfer level. Area disciplines include Physics, Biology, Biotechnology, Math, and Chemistry, among others. Area courses offer students a solid foundation for exploring these and other areas of study.

    Examples of Duties
    Essential Functions:
    • Provide instruction in accordance with established course outlines and expectations
    • Inform students about course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance policy
    • Maintain required student attendance and scholastic records
    • Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations
    • Post and maintain regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy
    • Participate in the development and review of curriculum
    • Participate in the development of teaching learning methods and materials
    • Participate in departmental, area, and campus professional activities/committees
    • Participate in the college's learning outcomes assessment program, including course, program, and institutional assessments
    • Perform tasks needed for student records, e.g. submit grades on time to admissions and records

    Typical Qualifications
    • Master's in computer science or computer engineering OR
    • Bachelor's in either of the above AND Master's in mathematics, cybernetics, business administration, accounting or engineering OR
    • Bachelor's in engineering AND Master's in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration OR
    • Bachelor's in mathematics AND Master's in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration OR
    • Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND Master's degree in information science, computer information systems, or information systems OR
    • The equivalent (NOTE: Courses in the use of computer programs for application to a particular discipline may be classified for minimum qualifications purposes, under the discipline of the application)
    • Must have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
  • Experience teaching courses in Computer Science
  • Current technology skills related to teaching in the discipline and a willingness to pursue future technological developments

  • Supplemental Information
    How to Apply:
  • Submit a complete application by the closing date/time on the Merced College career pages at

  • Required Documentation:
  • Letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position (cover letter)
  • Resume
  • List of three professional references (no reference letters permitted)
  • Legible unofficial college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate); transcripts must include the degree major and date the institution granted the degree; official copies are not required unless applicant is hired
  • Diversity Statement: The Merced College District has a diverse staff and student population. As such, applicants must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the community at large. Please describe how your professional experience would contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please do not include any personally identifying information. Limit your response to one (1) page.

  • If Applicable:
  • Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation completed by an approved organization per the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Download PDF reader)
  • Equivalency Review Form (Required for applicants who do not possess the stated minimum educational qualifications and are seeking consideration on the basis of equivalency)

  • Only the required documentation as listed above will be accepted for this recruitment; any additional documentation will be removed from your application profile

    Interview Information:
    Those applicants deemed highly qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening committee which includes a teaching demonstration on a selected topic; a limited number of candidates will be invited to interviews; due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the first interview will be scheduled via Zoom; the second interview may be scheduled onsite; applicants are required to ensure access to the necessary technology to participate in a Zoom interview and will be responsible for their travel expenses, if necessary

    Employee Benefits:
    The District pays (with small contribution from employee) health, prescription, vision and dental insurance premiums for the employee and dependents; life and income protection insurance premiums are provided for the employee only; sick leave and retirement benefits are also provided

    Condition of Employment:
    The selected candidate must be fingerprinted and tested for tuberculosis at his/her own expense prior to the start of employment; in compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, all new employees are required to verify their identity and the right to work in the United States; Merced College does not sponsor visas; all offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees; the applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations
    Individuals with disabilities may request any needed accommodation to participate in the application process; please submit your request with your application to the Human Resources Office Merced Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    To apply, visit

    Copyright ©2017 Inc. All rights reserved.

    Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency



    Established in 1962, Merced College enrolls over 11,000 students annually at its main campus in Merced, California, and at its campus in Los Banos, California, and several off-campus sites. The college serves the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, which leads the world in agricultural production. The area is rich in educational opportunity, with campuses of the University of California and the California State University nearby. World-renowned Yosemite Valley is only a short drive away.

    Merced College is known for its commitment to student success and its service orientation. It leads comparable institutions in securing grants to support instructional programs, and provides additional support to students through numerous study centers and other learning support. The college has an outstanding Learning Resources Center that regularly hosts visiting authors as well as cultural events.  

    Merced College provides transformative and empowering educational experiences to meet student and community needs. Merced College serves as a gateway to the future, providing accessible, affordable, and relevant education and workforce training for students in our richly diverse region. The college offers programs of study that lead to transfer, associate degrees and certificates. Merced College provides basic skills and non-credit courses, as well as community education for personal and professional enrichment.

    Find Us
    United States
    You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

    Get job alerts

    Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

    Create alert