Assistant Professor Computer Science

  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Grand Junction, CO
  • Jun 04, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Professor Computer Science
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Position No. F00077 & F00082
Employment Type: Faculty
Salary: 75,000.00 - 85,000.00. Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits package.
Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 3/15/2021.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a
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      • Teaching philosophy
        • Research statement
        • Provide three professional reference including name, relationship, phone number and email address.
        • Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)
        Direct Inquiries Contact: Karl Castleton,, 970.248.1837
        SUMMARY: The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Colorado Mesa University currently has two open tenure-track positions for an Assistant Professor of Computer Science, with one emphasizing Cybersecurity. The positions are scheduled to begin August 2021. The responsibilities of these positions include teaching a variety of computer science courses. Courses are primarily at the undergraduate level, with a standard teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester. Courses assigned may be in traditional, hybrid, or online formats. Additional responsibilities include engaging students in research and projects; scholarship in the discipline; academic assessment; service to the department and community; and advising students.Colorado Mesa University is a four-year public liberal arts institution, with a B.S. in Computer Science and is a Western Colorado hub for the state funded cybersecurity centers. The university's main campus is in Grand Junction, Colorado which is midway between Salt Lake City, Utah and Denver, Colorado. Grand Junction, with a population of about 150,000, serves as the economic core of western Colorado. The region's moderate climate permits a variety of year-round recreational outdoor activities (more details).
        QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
        EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Required:
        • Master's in computer science or related field from an accredited institutio
          • Minimum of 5 years work and/or research in Software Industry/Cybersecurity or teaching experienc
            • Evidence of excellence and adaptability in teaching, service, and scholarship particularly in relation to undergraduate education in Computer Science/Robotics/Embedded Systems/Cybersecurit
              • Excellent communication in English
                • Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field from an accredited institution
                  • ABD contingent on completion/defense within 12 months of hire
                    Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.
                    Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed.

                    Colorado Mesa University
                    Attn: Human Resources Office
                    1100 North Avenue
                    Grand Junction, CO 81501


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