Computer Science Professor

  • St. Cloud State University
  • St. Cloud, MN
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description

 Position Type: Faculty

Division: Academic Affairs

Department: College of Science & Engineering/School of Computing, Engineering & Environment

Unit: Computer Science & Information Technology

Location: SCSU Main Campus, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud MN 56301

FLSA: Exempt

Full/Part Time: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Employment Condition: Fixed Term

Work Shift: Varies

Work Schedule/Hours/Days: Varies

Posting Details:

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) at St. Cloud State University, has a fixed-term faculty opening for the Fall 2023 academic year. The successful candidates will have expertise to teach undergraduate and masters' level classes in Computer Science. The department values close student-faculty interaction and active learning. More information about the college and our Department of Computer Science and Information and Technology is available by clicking on these links; College of Science and Engineering and Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a professional goal to become an outstanding teacher-scholar through the use of research-based, best-practices pedagogy. They are expected to teach using both in-person and alternative delivery methods such as online and hybrid. They will regularly engage in ongoing professional development and innovation opportunities focused on pedagogical growth.

The successful candidate will share St. Cloud State's commitment to our mission, and in particular, the value we place in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as outlined in SCSU's It's Time strategic framework. Notably, we uphold the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and engage in intentional actions to address systemic inequities throughout the university and surrounding environment. DEI values, practices, and strategies are embedded into the fabric of our institution and campus community, and they align with the priorities expressed in the Minnesota State system's Equity 2030 initiative. SCSU expects all of its employees to help advance these practices and to contribute to the development of an anti-racist, inclusive community.

Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization.

Salary Minimum: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Salary Maximum: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Salary Type: Annual

Bargaining Unit/Plan: 209, IFO

Job Description:

The successful candidate's primary responsibility will be to contribute to the course delivery, and assessment of Computer Science courses. Course delivery may include face-to-face, online, hybrid, and hyflex approaches.

Required Qualifications:
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering. An M.S. in a closely related field, may also be considered
  • Demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate students
  • Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with teaching one or more of the following: C++ and Data Structures, Theory of Programming Languages, Formal Verification, Artificial Intelligence and Algorithm Analysis and Design
  • Familiarity with assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Ph.D. or ABD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or closely related field

Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.

Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found here.

Why Work For Us:

Help students achieve their educational dreams. We are looking for diverse people with passion, who are engaged, serious in the work of helping those who strive and desire a college education to achieve their goals.

Posting Number: 22-00091

Number of Vacancies: 1

Re-posting: No

Desired Start Date: 08/16/2022

Close Date: 05/30/2022

Accept Applications: Yes

Posting Contact: Sarnath Ramnath, Search Committee Chair

Prof and Chair, CSIT Department

Phone: 320-308-4960

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities and veterans. St. Cloud State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S. veteran. The Title IX coordinator at St. Cloud State University is Chocoletta Simpson. For additional information, contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 121.

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