Assistant Professor - Computer Science

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • Apr 02, 2024
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


Assistant Professor - Computer Science

Southeast Missouri State University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 202400079

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Department: Computer Science


Position Summary

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
Harrison College of Business and Computing

The Department of Computer Science at Southeast Missouri State University invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position to begin on August 1, 2024. We are seeking innovative scholars who are eager to contribute to the advancement of our academic and research missions in the dynamic fields of Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Computer Information Systems.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach 12 credit hours, per semester across our undergraduate and graduate programs including:

  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Cybersecurity
  • BS in Computer Information Systems
  • MS in Applied Computer Science
  • MS in Cybersecurity

Teaching modalities will include face to face classes, online classes, and blended classes.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or ABD (with Ph.D. by August 1, 2024) in Computer Science, Information Systems, STEM, or a closely related discipline (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government-certified university).
  • Evidence of potential for scholarly excellence and high-quality teaching
  • Ability to contribute effectively to undergraduate and graduate teaching in the areas of Computer Science, with a plus for candidates who can also contribute to the fields of Cybersecurity and Computer Information Systems
  • Interest in collaborative research that complements and expands existing departmental strengths
  • Evidence of effective communication skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community

As a public regional university with a graduate mission, Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended, and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention, and degree completion.

Required Information & Deadline

Application Deadline: The position is available on August 1, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and full consideration will be given to those received by April 19, 2024. Reviews of applications will begin immediately and will continue on an ongoing basis.

Required Information: Submit the following items online by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page:

  • Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, research agenda, and potential contributions to the department and broader academic community
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Contact information for three professional references

Additional Information

About Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO): Founded in 1873 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. SEMO values access to high quality, affordable education with a broadly representative student body, faculty and staff that respects and celebrates a diverse learning community in a global society.

SEMO Fact Book: Institutional Research Factbook | SEMO
SEMO Strategic Action Plan: Strategic Action Plan (

Departmental Information: For further details about the Department of Computer Science and its programs, please visit our website at

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Southeast Missouri State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action. In accordance with this commitment, and in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws, it is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in its employment practices, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. The University believes that a diverse University community advances the academic purposes of the University and enhances the working and learning environment.


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