Job Location: Main Campus - Edmond, OK
Position Type: Faculty
Job Category: OTRS Classified
The Department of Computer Science seeks a non-tenure track visiting assistant professor/instructor who can build upon existing curricular strengths of the department. Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service are expected.
The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 6 academic departments and the School of Engineering. The College serves more than 3,000 undergraduate students in 29 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Computer Science, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Applied Mathematical Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/cms.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
Duties include teaching day/evening, graduate/undergraduate classes in computer science and software engineering in a variety of delivery formats (face-to-face, hybrid, and online as needed) for a 12-hour load per semester. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in scholarly activities, and in departmental, college and university meetings and committees.
An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills. Teaching and departmental service are expected.
An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field awarded by a regionally accredited institution by the time of employment is preferred. Candidates with a master's degree will be considered at the instructor rank. Previous industrial experience and U.S. college teaching experience are preferred.
All areas of study in computer science will be considered. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and staff members is necessary. Reports to the Chair of the Department and the Dean of the College.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.