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Assistant Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK, US

8 months ago
full-time
degree mentioned

Job highlights

Qualification

The department is especially interested in candidates who can teach Cybersecurity and Data Science. Candidate can teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels--Web Programming, Game Development, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Web, Data Science, Virtual Reality, Cybersecurity, Mobile Development, and Informatics. Industry experience and relevant certifications are highly valued. For applicants pursuing the Tenure-Track, a terminal degree in Computer Science required for Tenure-Track. All applicants must have Masters level degrees completed upon time of hiring. Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level with demonstrable success is also highly valued

Responsibility

The candidate will be committed to student recruitment and retention efforts, including advising and mentoring. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to curriculum and/or program development and/or program administration, especially at a small liberal arts institution

Benefits

  • Effective teaching is required for retention and promotion; scholarship/creative work and service are encouraged and incentivized
  • The faculty of OCU are afforded a generous and comprehensive benefits package designed to fit the needs of you and your family
  • Benefits offered include: health (medical, dental and vision) insurance, flexible spending accounts, university paid life insurance, university paid long-term disability insurance, retirement plans, and tuition remission for employees and qualifying dependents who wish to take classes or pursue a degree at OCU
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Savings
  • Dental Coverage

Job Description

Description

VP Area: Arts & Sciences Department: Arts & Sciences FLSA Status: Exempt Benefit Eligibility: Yes Position Summary: The Petree College of Arts & Sciences at Oklahoma City University invites applications for at least one and possibly four Full-Time faculty positions beginning of Fall 2024 start date may be considered. This is a 9-month teaching position in Computer Science. The position carries a 4/4 load and is available as a multi-year contract; option is available for Tenure-Track, which would include a 3 / 4 load, corresponding research requirements and additional service expectations. Teaching, Scholarship, and Service Requirements: • The department is especially interested in candidates who can teach Cybersecurity and Data Science. The department is further interested in candidates who can teach Web Programming, Game Development, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Web, Virtual Reality, Mobile Development, and Informatics. • Candidate can teach undergraduate courses in Intro to Computer Science, Programming I and II, Data Structures, Network Data Communications, Database, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, and Software Engineering. • Candidate can teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels--Web Programming, Game Development, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Web, Data Science, Virtual Reality, Cybersecurity, Mobile Development, and Informatics. • Candidate demonstrates a solid commitment to providing instruction in well-rounded programming capabilities within the beneficial context of a strong foundation in liberal arts. • The candidate will be committed to student recruitment and retention efforts, including advising and mentoring. • Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to curriculum and/or program development and/or program administration, especially at a small liberal arts institution. Qualifications • Industry experience and relevant certifications are highly valued. • For applicants pursuing the Tenure-Track, a terminal degree in Computer Science required for Tenure-Track. Terminal degrees in Software Engineering and Management Information Systems will be considered. All applicants must have Masters level degrees completed upon time of hiring. • Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level with demonstrable success is also highly valued. Promotion and Tenure • Effective teaching is required for retention and promotion; scholarship/creative work and service are encouraged and incentivized. Petree College of Arts & Sciences The Petree College of Arts and Sciences embraces the value of a liberal arts education and prepares students in all disciplines to think critically, creatively, and ethically. Our students are challenged to become servant leaders through an education that encourages them to be socially and ecologically responsible citizens in our world. Through rigorous coursework taught by excellent faculty, the Petree College is committed to an education that is relevant, socially engaged, and life transforming. The faculty and staff of Petree College are not only concerned about preparing students for careers. More importantly, we want to prepare you for life. We hope that you will join us to participate in an education that will make a difference for you and for the world. About Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City University was founded in 1904 and is a coeducational, urban, private university located in the Uptown district of Oklahoma City. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Oklahoma City University is the only Oklahoma institution listed in the top tier of the regional, master's-level university category by U.S. News and World Report magazine. Employee Benefits The faculty of OCU are afforded a generous and comprehensive benefits package designed to fit the needs of you and your family. Benefits offered include: health (medical, dental and vision) insurance, flexible spending accounts, university paid life insurance, university paid long-term disability insurance, retirement plans, and tuition remission for employees and qualifying dependents who wish to take classes or pursue a degree at OCU. Procedure for Submitting Applications Submit a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., list of three professional references, and unofficial transcripts. Portfolio and additional teaching materials may be requested of candidates during the screening and interview process. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Contact for Additional Questions Search Chair: Jeff Maxwell, Director of Computer Science Diversity Advocate: Karen Schiler, Associate Professor of English, Associate Dean, Arts and Sciences Oklahoma City University is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the values and goals of diversity.