A one-year Instructor position in Computer Science is available at Tennessee Tech University. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track position to begin in August 2019. The one-year contract for the instructor position is renewable depending on the needs of the department. Selected candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses, engage in service, and advise students on academic curricula, professionalism, and career opportunities. The ideal candidates are ones who share in the mission of the University and its commitment to diversity. Assistance will be provided for exploring opportunities for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University.
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in computer science or a closely related field by the start date of employment. Ability for teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred qualifications: Earned doctorate or completion of all coursework (ABD) from an accredited institution in computer science or a closely related field by the start date of employment. All areas of expertise in computer science will be considered, with a preference given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience in core topics including programming, data structures, algorithms, databases and software engineering.
To apply, please visit the full job description at https://jobs.tntech.edu and electronically upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, a copy of unofficial transcripts, and email contact information for three references who will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter if selected for interview. A copy of official transcripts for all degrees conferred will be required upon hire. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Screening of applications begins on July 18, 2019; open until filled. Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Department
TTU’s Department of Computer Science has an ABET accredited program in Computer Science, fourteen full-time faculty members and approximately 550 students (500 undergraduate, and 50 graduate students in our M.S. and Ph.D. programs). The department conducts comprehensive teaching and research in both basic and applied aspects of computer science. Research activities in the department are broadly categorized into Information Assurance & Security, Knowledge Discovery, and High Performance & Distributed Computing. The department has multiple funded research programs from the National Science Foundation that are currently active and has multiple collaborations across campus, with other colleges and universities, with local, statewide, regional, and national corporations, and with Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Committed to diversity, the TTU Department of Computer Science founded the National Women in Cybersecurity Conference (WiCyS), NCWIT Aspiration Awards for High School girls in Tennessee, and has established several endowed scholarships aimed at increasing access to women and underrepresented groups.
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