#062-22 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (COMPUTER SCIENCE)

Employer
University of Guam
Location
Mangilao
Salary
Assistant Professor $39,473 - $80,182 To Associate Professor $43,703 - $88,238 Per Academic Year

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Science & Technology, Computer Science & Information Technology
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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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APPLICATION DEADLINE:

 

Priority will be given to applications received by May 31, 2022 (Chamoru Standard Time/UTC+10) when review of received applications will begin, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.)

 


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

The University of Guam is looking for an individual who is interested in new challenges and opportunities for professional and personal growth.  This position calls for someone who is self-motivated and adaptable, intelligent, possesses a global vision and who is interested in working in a dynamic, multi-cultural institution.

 

The University of Guam has an active Press dedicated to publishing research and writing about Guam and Micronesia. A variety of publishing opportunities are available to UOG faculty, employees, students and members of the communities we serve through the University of Guam Press.


UNIT DESCRIPTION:

 

The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science is housed within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) at the University of Guam. The Division offers bachelor's degrees and minors in Computer Science and Mathematics. 

The Bachelor of Science program in Computer Science is to provide students with the educational background necessary to pursue professional careers in the wide variety of positions in which Computer Science is required, or to continue their education toward advanced degrees in Computer Science or related areas. We provide students with: 

 

  • a strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals and computer system technology. 
  • skills for creating computer systems and applications for practical problem-solving. 
  • the ability and motivation to adapt as technology advances.

The University teaching load is a twelve (12) credit hours per semester.  Faculty members are eligible for load reductions for research and/or service, as approved by the Dean.

 


CHARACTER OF DUTIES:

 

This faculty position will serve as one of the core faculty for the Computer Science program at the University of Guam. This faculty will have the opportunity to join in implementing the updated curriculum for the Computer Science program, which is aligned with the most current Association for Computing Machinery/Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (ACM/IEEE) curriculum guidelines for Computer Science. The successful candidate will primarily teach upper-level courses but be expected to be able to teach all levels of undergraduate computer science courses. A strong candidate will be experienced in teaching upper-level courses in the following areas: Networking, Cybersecurity, Algorithm Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, and Software Engineering. This faculty member will also be expected to oversee the administration and review of the Examination in Programming Proficiency (EPP), which is the program admission requirement. This faculty member will advise students on academic progress and career plans and potentially provide oversight for student internships, if needed. This faculty will also join in reviewing and updating courses and program curriculum based on assessment data, industry trends, and any changes to ACM/IEEE guidelines. This faculty member will have the opportunity to develop new courses to meet the current and future industry needs and student demand, providing more career pathways and flexibility for students. The areas of interest include Database, Web based application, Mobile application, Game, Robotics, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence Application, and Machine Learning; a strong candidate will be proficient in one or more of these areas. The primary endeavor for this faculty position is instruction. As a member of the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science (DMCS) within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) at the University, the faculty member will be expected to attend monthly division meetings, participate in division and college activities as part of their university service, and maintain collegiality with all university faculty and staff.

 


QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum: Ph.D. in computer science or in a closely related field, such as bioinformatics, computational biology/life-science, or other sciences of computing from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent. Must be willing to teach online.

 

 


APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

Applicants for University of Guam faculty positions must complete an online job application through the UOG’s online employment portal at https://uog.peopleadmin.com.  Please have the following documents prepared and ready to upload with your application:

 

(1) Letter of Intent, stating interest

 

(2) Up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume

 

(3) Copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts

 

Applicants who are short-listed for an interview will be required to provide a short (approximately 5 minutes) video clip of their lecture or presentation.

 

Special Instructions for References: Three (3) current letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable about your academic and professional performance must be provided by providing a list of at least three (3) references to be contacted on the References section of the online application.  Enter each reference by clicking on the “Add References Entry” button.  Provide the name, title, email address, mailing address, and telephone number of each reference.  A system automated email will be sent to each reference’s email address with a link to attach their reference letter to your application.

 

Selected candidate must provide official transcripts prior to hire date. For further information, please contact Dr. Grazyna Badowski, Chair, Computer Science Search Committee, at [email protected] or the Human Resources Office at [email protected], telephone number, (671) 735-2350 or fax number at (671) 734-6005.

 

Police and Court Clearance: Pursuant to Public Law No. 28-24 and Executive Order 2005-34, applicants selected for a position are required to provide original police and court (Superior Court of Guam) clearances of no more than three (3) months old prior to commencement of employment.  Off-island applicants must obtain clearances from their place of residence.  Applicants are responsible for fees associated with obtaining the clearances.


WORK ELIGIBILITY:

 

Submission of completed job applications authorizes the University of Guam to seek and obtain information regarding the applicant’s suitability for employment.  All factors which are job related may be investigated (i.e., previous employment, educational credentials, and criminal records). All information obtained may be used to determine the applicant’s eligibility for employment in accordance with equal employment opportunity guidelines.  In addition, the applicant releases previous employers and job related sources from legal liability for the information provided.

 

Should an applicant be convicted of any crimes other than a minor traffic violation, all applicable information must be provided in the form of a police clearance report and court clearance report.  Failure to admit any felony convictions may result in immediate disqualification or disciplinary action.

 

Section 25103, Chapter 25, Title 10 of the Guam Code Annotated requires college or university employees to undergo a physical examination, to include a test for tuberculosis (skin or x-ray), prior to employment and at least annually thereafter. A report of such examination must be conducted by a licensed physician within a state or territory of the United States and must be submitted upon request.

 

Federal law requires presentation of eligibility to work in the United States within seventy-two (72) hours of reporting for employment. Specifically, 8 USC 1324A requires the employer to verify the identity and eligibility to work in the United States of all newly hired employees. The University of Guam is required to comply with this law on a non-discriminatory basis. If you are hired to fill a position with the University of Guam, you will be required to present valid documents to comply with this law.

 

The University of Guam is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

 

The University of Guam complies with Public Law 24-109 in reference to the provisions and requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Assistance in EEO/ADA matters and inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations may be referred to the University’s Director, EEO and Title IX/ADA Coordinator, located at the EEO/ADA and Title IX Office, Dorm II, Iya Hami Hall, Room 106, Telephone No. (671) 735-2244; TTY (671) 735-2243; or to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

 

 

 

 

Organization

University of Guam is a fouuniversity_of_guam1.jpgr-year land-grant institution, located in the village of Mangilao on the island of Guam in the Western Pacific Ocean. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers 34 degree programs at the undergraduate level and 11 master’s level programs.

university_of_guam2.jpgOf the University’s 3,387 students, 91% are of Asian-Pacific Islander ethnicity, and nearly 69% are full-time (Fall 2008 figures). A full-time faculty of about 180 supports the University’s mission of "Ina, Diskubre, Setbe"—which translates to "To Enlighten, to Discover, to Serve."

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