Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Computer Science
Position Is Open Until Filled
Code: 19140 Posted: 12/07/2022
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Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science
Employment Type: Full time, Faculty, Salaried
Reports To: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science will report to the Chair of the Computer Science Department
Assistant or Associate Professor position in computer science: teach multiple computer science courses, conduct research and provide service to multiple entities with the university, community and profession. Courses mainly include cybersecurity, and could include operating systems, Java programming, computer architecture, UNIX system administration and general computer science. Tenure track faculty may teach day, evening, undergraduate, graduate and online classes. The definition and qualifications for Associate or Assistant Professor rests with the faculty and chancellor of the institution.
Essential Job Functions
- Teach undergraduate computer science courses and graduate computer and information system courses as assigned by the department; maximum 12 credits (contact hours) per semester.
- Participate in teaching courses mainly including security certificate courses, operating systems, Java programming, computer architecture, system administration, and general programming courses.
- Prepare classes, syllabi, and coursework; develop new classes; provide instruction during class time; help students outside of class; provide feedback to students; provide student grades.
- Student mentoring; serving on department committees; assisting with department events; potentially contributing to community projects
- Perform scholarly work; publish in conference and journals; perform consulting type activities
- PhD degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, or related area. ABD will also be considered; however, contract renewal will be contingent on completing degree within one-year of hire.
- Teaching experience in cybersecurity, programming/mathematics, and/or other relative courses.
- Active scholarship with research publications related to computer science within the last five years
Although not required, the ideal candidate will have prior experience with Java.
Computer Science is a signature program at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. We also offer certificates in Cyber Security, Data Science, Mobile Development, UNIX System Administration, and World Wide Web Publishing, as well as Master’s degrees in Computer and Information Systems, Cybersecurity, and IT Management.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
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External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Teaching Demonstrations
Review of Applications
Applications received by 1/15/2023 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled.
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Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
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