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Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Computer Science (Beginning August 2022)

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Millersville University
Location
Millersville, PA

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Requisition Number:

F02469

Department:

Computer Science

Working Title:

Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Computer Science (Beginning August 2022)

Classification:

Assistant/Associate 24910/24920

Nature of position:

Tenure-Track

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Department of Computer Science welcomes applicants for a Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor position beginning August, 2022.

Responsibilities include teaching, advising students, scholarly work and department and university service. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs and may include courses offered in the day, evening and/or weekend. The 7-member department is housed with modern teaching labs and dedicated faculty research labs. The Department of Computer Science, in the College of Science and Technology, has approximately 250 majors. The department offers an ABET-accredited B.S. degree program in Computer Science, a multidisciplinary Data Science B.S., as well as minors in Computer Science and Data Science. Classes should be conducted through multifaceted teaching strategies for face-to-face classroom delivery and/or web-enhanced or web-based formats. Faculty are expected, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement Article 4, to engage in professional responsibilities such as curriculum development and update, learning outcomes assessment for courses and programs, and participating in department, college and university meetings and workshops. There is also an expectation for faculty to mentor undergraduate students in scholarly research or other high-impact practices, as appropriate.

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications as well as aligned with the details contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (http://www.passhe.edu/inside/HR/LR/Pages/default.aspx) and the Millersville University Promotion Statement (http://www.millersville.edu/about/administration/policies/).

Minimum qualifications required to be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate include having an earned doctorate and a minimum of five years of full-time teaching experience (or its equivalent) and scholarship commensurate with this rank.

A complete application comprises the following:

  • A cover letter summarizing how the applicant’s education and experience match the required qualifications of the position.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost’s Office by the start date).
  • Three current letters of reference, (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website).

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.
Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • ABD, with Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Software Engineering or a closely related field completed by the date of eligibility to apply for reappointment to second year (1/30/23).
  • Significant graduate-level coursework in computer science.
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in an undergraduate Computer Science program.
  • Potential for ongoing scholarly activity in a Computer Science related area that involves undergraduate students.
  • Commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful teaching demonstration
  • Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Software Engineering or a closely related field.
  • Expertise in Software Engineering or Computer Security or Systems.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in Computer Science or Software Engineering, as evidenced by:
    • peer/supervisor review of teaching.
    • student evaluations.
    • teaching awards.
  • Demonstrated scholarly experience in a Computer Science related area that involved undergraduate students.

Job Description:

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Effectively teach students both in assigned courses and outside-the-classroom settings (e.g., student research, service learning, field activities and placements), advise students, and carry out other assigned professional responsibilities in support of student learning and success. The academic-year workload for full-time faculty is 24 workload hours (typically three 4-credit courses with 2 preparations) and faculty must hold a minimum of five office hours per week on no fewer than three different days. Primary teaching responsibility is major and/or non-major courses (lectures and laboratories) in general Computer Science as well as in their area of specialization. Establish an active research program that involves undergraduate students. Candidates must be willing to teach day, evening and/or weekend classes and conduct classes through multifaceted teaching strategies for face-to-face classroom delivery (taught at Millersville University or off-site locations such as at the Ware Center) and/or web-enhanced or web-based formats. All members of the faculty also have the responsibility to accept those reasonable duties assigned to them within their fields of competence. Faculty are expected, per Collective Bargaining Agreement Article 4, to engage in professional responsibilities such as curriculum development and update; learning outcomes assessment for courses and programs; and participating in department, college and university meetings and workshops. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs.

For details, please see:

  • The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27);
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement and particularly Section V.C.1 Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 9-11); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 3-4).

CONTINUING SCHOLARLY GROWTH:
Pursue scholarly growth on an ongoing basis, both within and outside the subject discipline, in the academic profession.

For details, please see:
  • The CBA, Article 12.B.2, Continuing scholarly growth (p. 28);
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.2 Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 11-13); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 4-6).

SERVICE:
Provide service on an ongoing basis by contributing professionally to department and university governance, the professional community and/or the community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity. Candidates must be willing to participate in undergraduate- and graduate-level curricular activities including assisting the program faculty in activities associated with maintaining program approval at the state and national levels.

For details, please see:
  • The CBA, Article 12.B.3, Service: contribution to the University and/or community (p. 28)
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.3 Service: Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 13-15); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Service, Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 6-7).

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
May include but is not limited to: Supervise interns / co-ops / independent studies / individualized instructions / theses. Other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member’s field of competence. Additionally, faculty are expected to actively engage in curricular development and evaluation as well as co-curricular, assessment, and accreditation activities.

PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS:
Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39). DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:The 7-member department is housed with modern teaching labs and dedicated faculty research labs. The Department of Computer Science, in the College of Science and Technology, has approximately 250 majors. The department offers an ABET accredited B.S. degree program in Computer Science, a multidisciplinary Data Science B.S., as well as minors in Computer Science and Data Science.

Essential Functions:

  • Major responsibilities include teaching major and/or non-major courses (lectures and/or labs) in computer science as well as courses within his/her area of specialization in order to cover the faculty complement vacated by the prior faculty member.
  • Additional duties include but are not limited to developing a research program in computer science that involves undergraduates, academic advisement, as well as assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Actual assignments will depend upon department needs.

Posting Open Date:

08/22/2021

Posting Close Date:

10/24/2021

Quicklink for Posting/Requisition:

https://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/8828

Organization

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion. 

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion.  Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment.  Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

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