Teaching Faculty Position

Teaching 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) invites applications from outstanding applicants for a teaching faculty position at the level of Assistant Teaching Professor (non-tenure teaching track), although highly-qualified applications for Associate/Full Teaching Professor may be considered as well. A competitive salary commensurate with the rank of the position and qualifications of the candidate will be offered.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong commitment to high-quality teaching, primarily though not exclusively, at the undergraduate level, service to the department and campus, and outreach activities. 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 level must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field by the appointment start date. Further details in the form of a list of required and desired Attributes, Skills and Characteristics (LASC) is available at https://cs.mst.edu.

The Department currently has 19 full-time faculty members as well as some joint appointments and adjunct faculty. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science as well as several graduate certificates and minors. The program is ABET accredited. Currently the Department has over 550 undergraduate and about 100 graduate students. Enrollment is growing significantly. The Department’s current research strengths are in pervasive and mobile computing, cybersecurity and privacy, wireless and sensor networking, cyber-physical systems and smart environments, data science, 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 and the state. It has been listed the top. 3 ranked Engineering College according to USA Today/College Factual, and No. 2 best value among public colleges as determined by Kiplinger’s “salary yardstick”. 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: https://cs.mst.edu

The Computer Science department, S&T campus, and greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work life balance of its faculty and staff, see: https://hr.mst.edu

Interested candidates 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 Resources Office at http://hraadi.mst.edu/hr/employment and must include position number 00069731. 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 number will not be processed. Review of applications will begin July 3, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Daniel Tauritz, at: tauritzd@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 candidates are required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidates may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.

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

The Missouri University of Science and Technology seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

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

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