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Assistant or Associate Professor Position Department of Computer Science

Employer
California State University, Chico
Location
Chico

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 532773
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Chico
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Computer Science

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 13,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with bilingual and/or diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

The Position: Assistant or Associate Tenure-Track Professor

Position Starts: Fall 2024

College: College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management

Department/School: Department of Computer Science

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience. (Anticipated hiring range: $96,300 - $105,500 per year).

Initial Review Date: 12/1/23; complete applications received after that date may be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a terminal degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related area. Candidates nearing completion of the terminal degree may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the degree must be met no later than the start date of the position. Candidates should have the ability to teach a broad range of Computer Science and/or Computer Information Systems topics, and strong written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate should provide evidence of their commitment to or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities:

This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching assignments are based on the instructor's qualifications and preferences and the department's needs. Most courses are undergraduate major courses in computer science.

The Department offers a couple of computer information systems courses and graduate-level courses each semester. Faculty must perform scholarship activities such as technical research, education research, publishing academic works, applying for grants, or mentoring student research projects.

Required service responsibilities include participating in committee work, student advising, and supporting the department.

How to Apply:

Applicants must provide a current cover letter (including how you have addressed, or plan to address teaching to diverse student groups), a CV, and contact information of three professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later time. All applicants must apply online, applications submitted via email or in-person to the department will not be considered.

The Department:

The Department of Computer Science offers an ABET-accredited bachelor's degree in Computer Science, an ABET-accredited bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems, and a master's degree in Computer Science. The department will soon offer an online master’s degree in Computer Science and offer, in conjunction with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, a new master’s program in Data Science. The department also offers minors in Computer Science and Cybersecurity. In addition, the department also offers a certificate in partnership with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The department is in the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management and is currently the fifth largest program in the entire university.

Please visit the Department website at https://www.csuchico.edu/csci/

The College website at https://www.csuchico.edu/ecc/index.shtml.

Job-related questions should be directed to:

Bryan Dixon, Search Committee Chair
Department of Computer Science
California State University
Chico, CA 95929-0410
cshiring@csuchico.edu / 530-898-6442

Benefits Information:

This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible). California State University, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). For more information, please visit https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benefits/index.shtml.

Additional Information:

All work must be performed within the State of California.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.

For disability-related accommodations, please call the ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-5959. All positions are contingent on funding.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus. We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.

Chico State is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status and only employ individuals authorized to work in the U.S.

Advertised: October 09, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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