Missouri University of Science and Technology — Assistant Teaching Professor, Computer Science

Faculty Position in Computer Science
Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Department of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri is seeking outstanding applicants for a non-tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Teaching Professor, although highly-qualified applications for Associate/Full Teaching Professor may be considered as well. The appointment will start in the Spring, Summer, or Fall Semester 2017. A competitive salary commensurate with the rank of the position and the qualifications of the candidate will be offered.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong commitment to high-quality teaching, primarily but not exclusively at the undergraduate level, and service to the department and the campus. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of quality teaching and hold a graduate degree, Ph.D. preferred, in Computer Science or a closely related field by the appointment start date. Candidates at the Associate/Full Teaching Professor level should have a sustained record of innovative high-quality teaching, scholarly work, and appropriate service and leadership roles. Candidates at the Full Teaching Professor must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field by the appointment start date. Further detail in the form of a List of required and desired Attributes, Skills, and Characteristics (LASC) is available at: http://cs.mst.edu

The Department has 19 full-time faculty lines as well as some joint appointments and adjunct faculty, and grants BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science as well as some graduate certificates and a minor. The program is ABET accredited. Currently the Department has over 600 undergraduate and over 120 graduate students. The enrollment at both levels is growing significantly. The Department’s current research strengths are in pervasive and mobile computing, security and privacy, wireless and sensor networking, cyber-physical systems and smart environments, computer vision and computational intelligence. The Department recognizes the extraordinary value of high-quality teaching and offers a career track leading to Full Teaching Professor.

Missouri S&T is the primary science and engineering campus of the University of Missouri system. It has been listed #7 among all public universities for providing the best return on investment by US News & World Report. The university is making strategic investments with significant growth potential. Its 284-acre campus is situated in Rolla amid the scenic rolling hills of the Ozarks and near some of Missouri’s most beautiful spring-fed creeks, caves, and other natural formations. The cosmopolitan city of St. Louis and its international airport are within easy driving distance, and many recreational opportunities are nearby. More information about the Department of Computer Science and the campus can be found at http://cs.mst.edu.

Interested applicants should electronically submit an application consisting of 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching interests and experience, 4) any supplementary evidence of teaching and communication skills, and 5) complete contact information for five references to Missouri S&T’s Human Resource Office at http://hraadi.mst.edu/hr/employment/ and must include Reference Number 59846. Incomplete applications may not be processed by the search committee. Acceptable electronic formats include PDF and MS Word; hard copy applications are not accepted. Applications that do not include the position reference number will not be processed. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jennifer Leopold, at: leopoldj@mst.edu

Candidates under serious consideration may be requested to provide complete contact information for additional references to be contacted by the search committee. The final candidate is required to provide an official transcript showing completion of the terminal degree listed in the application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) must be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to provide the official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as Vietnam-era veteran.

Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The university participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.