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Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Employer
Angelo State University
Location
San Angelo, TX

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Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Position Number:

998361

Department:

Computer Science

Salary:

$85,000

Job Summary/Description:

Angelo State University invites a dynamic and energetic computer science and cybersecurity faculty member to join our team in the Department of Computer Science. Angelo State University is an Hispanic Serving Institution and member of the Texas Tech University System. The successful candidates will play a strong role in developing and improving our growing computer science and cybersecurity programs. The position is full-time, tenure-track, nine-month Assistant Professor position. Effective teaching, research, and university service are required for tenure.

The Department of Computer Science offers degrees at the BS and MS levels as follows:

  • BS degree in Computer Science
    • Certifications in: Cybersecurity Technologies, Data Science, Web and Mobile Development, Game Development
  • BS degree in Cybersecurity
  • Minors in Cybersecurity Systems, Cybersecurity, and Computer Science
  • MS in Computer Science
  • We also offer courses in support of the following programs:
    • MS degree in Business Data Science and Analytics
    • BAAS degree with Computer Science Specialization

The successful candidate will be expected to teach and conduct research in Computer Science and Cybersecurity.

Typical Duties/Job Duties:

  • Teach 24 semester credit hours of undergraduate and graduate computer science and cybersecurity courses each academic year;
  • Take a lead role in cybersecurity program development and assessment activities;
  • Engage in research activities and university service.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and commitment to a student-centered environment;
  • Knowledge of effective teaching strategies;
  • 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 develop an ongoing research program;
  • 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;
  • Record of or potential for teaching computer science and cybersecurity courses;
  • Record of or potential for scholarly research and publications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or background in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in cybersecurity;
  • Experience or background in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science and artificial intelligence;
  • Record of research publications;
  • Experience or background in research projects.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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 hr@angelo.edu.

Remote:

No

Posting Number:

F229P

Open Date:

09/25/2023

Desired Start Date:

01/15/2024

Review Start Date:

10/20/2023

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Following needs to be submitted:

  1. In the Cover Letter (2-page maximum), applicants should briefly discuss their interests and abilities in undergraduate and graduate cybersecurity and computer science education and research.
  2. In the Curriculum Vitae, applicants should include a complete list of publications, all relevant teaching, advising, course and curriculum development, and service experience.
  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. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. List of References
  6. In the Other Document (3-page maximum), applicants should present 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.

Organization

Working at Angelo State University

Located in the heart of Texas, Angelo State University is a dynamic institution of higher education, and the second largest campus in the Texas Tech University System. A regional comprehensive institution granting master's level degrees and one doctorate, Angelo State University has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's "Best Colleges" since 2010 and by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2017 as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For." Serving more than 10,000 students, ASU offers more than 100 majors and concentrations through our six colleges.

As more than half of ASU's graduates annually are first generation college students, they bring the motivation and work ethic that complement the commitment of ASU's faculty to teaching and scholarship. ASU's community of professionals is dedicated to preparing students to strive for success in their lives, in the growth of their communities, whether local or global, and in the pursuit of the common good of society.

ASU's 19:1 student-faculty ratio provides for personalized learning and results in accomplished graduates. The success of ASU alumni in graduate and professional school is superb and best exemplified by the average acceptance rate of more than 50 percent for medical school, compared to the statewide average of 35 percent.

Angelo State is an NCAA Division II and Lone Star Conference member with highly competitive men's and women's teams in 13 sports. The ASU women's track and field team won the 2010 NCAA Division II National Championship, the fourth national title in school history.

Location

San Angelo is at the center of a thriving community of 100,000 people in west central Texas. San Angelo straddles the boundary between the Texas Hill Country and West Texas and offers the amenities of both, including rivers and lakes and boundless skies with dramatic sunsets. Situated on the banks of the Concho, San Angelo today is an artists' haven that supports public art common and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The city boasts a symphony orchestra whose annual Independence Day Concert, celebrated a day early on July 3, attracts as many as 35,000 visitors to the outdoor stage downtown on the Concho River.

The city has commuter air service from American Airlines and is within comfortable driving distance of Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Lubbock. San Angelo offers the amenities of big city living with the slower pace, affordable cost of living and friendliness of a small town. With a host of shopping, restaurants, arts, culture, movies, outdoor recreation and family-oriented events, San Angelo has something for all tastes and interests.

History

The institution was founded in 1928 as a community college. By an act of the 58th Session of the Texas Legislature, the institution was designated as Angelo State College in 1965, the year it became a four-year, state-supported institution. The name was changed to Angelo State University in 1969. On Sept. 1, 2007, Angelo State University became a member of the Texas Tech University System.

ASU has a proud history of diversity, accepting Hispanics, who today make up more than 25 percent of the student population, from the very beginning. The institution enrolled African-Americans prior to Brown vs. Board of Education and one student broke the color barrier in Texas Intercollegiate football in 1953.

Academics

Angelo State offers courses through six colleges: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Science & Engineering; and Graduate Studies. The university is recognized for its strong undergraduate programs overall. For example, ASU's Physics Department has been recognized as one of the top undergraduate programs in the country. The university supports a young and vibrant Honors Program and continues a long tradition, begun in 1948, of encouraging international studies.

The university is also known for incorporating research into many undergraduate offerings. One recent bachelor's degree recipient, for instance, received the McClung Award for the Best Paper published in the BIOS, the official publication of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society. Another was one of eight graduate students nationally to earn a U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Fellowship to support his graduate research.

Campus

Angelo State University's campus is situated on 268 acres in the center of San Angelo. The campus is lined with native live oak and pecan trees as well as imported palm trees. In addition to being one of the prettiest campuses in the region, it is one of the safest in Texas. The campus has ultramodern facilities with state-of-the-art technology support. ASU is home to the State of Texas Data Center, one of the state's two such facilities, which provide sophisticated computer processing and disaster recovery services for agencies and universities. Additionally, the university operates a 6,000-acre farm with a Management, Instruction and Research Center that includes a state-of-the-art meat laboratory.

Working at Angelo State University

Community is a term often used to describe Angelo State University. This applies to the work culture where core values such as a strong work ethic, communication, caring, loyalty, teamwork and integrity permeate the organization of approximately 1,800 employees. While traditions exist at ASU, so does vision, vision to improve programs and to adapt to society's needs.

Angelo State University offers comprehensive benefits, retirement and work life programs designed to meet the needs of employees and their families. Employee amenities include fitness and dining facilities, tuition fee reimbursement for staff, dependent scholarships, and free Internet access service.

Angelo State University offers job opportunities in teaching, information technology, athletics, student programs, and administrative support, to name a few. The university's employee community is dedicated to preparing and supporting students to discover the potential in their lives and their communities. ASU invites interested individuals to search for job opportunities at http://www.angelo.edu.

 Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse workforce community.

Company info
Telephone
325-942-2168
Location
2601 W. Avenue N
San Angelo
Texas
76909
US

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