Tenure Track Computer Information Sciences Assistant Professor

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FULL TIME POSITION – Computer Information Science

Missouri Southern State University is currently seeking candidates for a full time (10 months) tenure track Computer Information Sciences (CIS) Assistant Professor Position in the Technology Department starting January 1, 2023 in Joplin, Missouri.

Successful candidates should be prepared to teach a variety of undergraduate courses which may include system analysis and design, database management, software engineering, MS Azure/Cloud, Mobile App Development, LAN administration, website administration, networking, and data analytics. Candidates with strong computer programming skills and some expertise in the area of cyber security are of particular interest. Teaching assignments may include both day and evening classes, as well as possible online and/or hybrid course engagement.

The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in a field related to computer information science, information technology, or computer science from a regionally accredited university. Masters with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant U.S. industrial experience will be considered for a Master Instructor position.

Employment will require a background check. E-Verify participating employer. Application materials include a letter of application, curriculum vitae with the names, addresses, email and phone numbers of three references, and unofficial transcripts. Submit materials at www.mssu.edu/jobs. Official transcripts are required within 45 days of hire. Review of applicant materials begins immediately and will continue until the position(s) has been filled. EOE.


Missouri Southern State University is a state-supported, comprehensive university offering programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees. Missouri Southern is located in Joplin, Missouri. In the Ozarks of Southwest of Missouri on Interstate 44 and Historic Route 66, Joplin is the 4th largest metropolitan area with 470,000 people living in the surrounding 4-state area. With a population of approximately 52,000 full-time residents and a daytime population reaching 250,000, Joplin is the "go to" place in the Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas 4-state area for quality educational opportunities, shopping, outstanding medical services, recreational venues, convention accommodations and employment opportunities. Joplin has been named the number one Missouri town of populations under 53,000 by Missouri Life. Selection criteria included published data on education, crime, unemployment, as well as numerous amenities.

Additional information on Missouri Southern and our mission can be found on the University's home page or by clicking here. You belong in Joplin! Enjoy a low cost of living, supportive community, outdoor lifestyle, proximity to destination markets, and more. Whatever it is, it's possible in Joplin, Missouri! Check out all Joplin has to offer by clicking here.  Additional information on Joplin and the surrounding area are available through the Joplin Chamber of Commerce website or the City of Joplin web site. 

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