Tenure-Line Assistant/Associate Professor, Computer Science

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/21/2021 12:11 PM)
Number of Openings
2
Closing Date
Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Type of Search
Faculty
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number
200099, 200400
Campus
St Paul
Department/Unit
Computer and Information Sciences - CAS
Employment Type
Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status
Exempt/Salaried
Benefits Eligible
Yes
Special Instructions
Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please contact the search chair, Dr. Ryan Hardt (ryan.hardt@stthomas.edu) if you have any questions.

OVERVIEW

The University of St. Thomas’s Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CISC) invites applications for two tenure-line assistant/associate professor positions in computer science. The appointments will begin in fall 2022, and the search committee welcomes applicants with expertise in any area of computer science. We are seeking outstanding candidates who are dedicated to innovative undergraduate teaching, creating a productive research agenda, and contributing to the sense of community and support among students, staff, and faculty.

 

The CISC department at St. Thomas offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in computer science and applied statistics. The department currently has 11 full time faculty who serve over 1000 students in undergraduate computer science and statistics courses. CISC is a very inclusive and student-focused department. St. Thomas is committed to supporting faculty to accomplish their career goals. Successful candidates are expected to teach three undergraduate courses per semester in computer science.  It is expected that a successful candidate will maintain a productive research agenda and engage in service to the department, college and/or university. Preference may be given to candidates with complementary areas of expertise.

 

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. (U.S. or foreign equivalent degree) in Computer Science or closely related field or alternatively, ABD candidates will also be considered (initially at the rank of instructor if still ABD at the time of hire). Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and show potential for productive research/scholarly activities in computer science. 

 

HOW TO APPLY  

Applications should be submitted online at www.stthomas.edu/jobs. Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a position-specific cover letter that includes how you would support diversity and equity at St. Thomas. Please also submit:

  • CV
  • A statement (up to two pages) detailing your teaching experience and your teaching philosophy.
  • A statement (up to two pages) describing your research agenda and how it may incorporate undergraduate collaborators.
  • The written materials should address specifically how diversity, equity and inclusion are part of your teaching and research goals.
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts from your terminal degree (for ABD a partial transcript is fine).

Candidates should complete the reference section of the application. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate.  Candidates who advance in the search will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation.

 

Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please contact the search chair, Dr. Ryan Hardt (ryan.hardt@stthomas.edu) if you have any questions.

  

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

 

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

 

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please contact the search chair, Dr. Ryan Hardt (ryan.hardt@stthomas.edu) if you have any questions.

Want to get notified about new employment opportunities?

To receive notifications regarding new job opportunities that fit your selected career interests Connect with us.