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Assistant Professor
Missouri State University

Date Posted Sep. 7, 2021
Title Assistant Professor
University Missouri State University
Springfield, MO, United States
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline Oct. 11, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

The Computer Science Department at Missouri State University invites applications for a tenure-track (full-time, 9 months) Assistant Professor position starting Fall 2022. The selection process will begin on October 11, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field (e.g. Software Engineering, Computer Engineering) is required by the date of appointment. Applicants are invited from all research areas of Computer Science, but candidates with interest in teaching algorithms are encouraged to apply. Excellent oral and written English communication skills are essential.

Applicants must show a potential for excellence in teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. Other expectations include: (1) independent research leading to peer-reviewed discipline-related publications and potential for external funding commensurate with a master’s level institution, (2) supervision of student research/thesis/projects, and (3) service to the Computer Science Department, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Missouri State University, the local/regional community, and the profession. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

All applicants must submit: (1) a cover letter detailing how they meet the required qualifications and any related experiences, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) graduate and undergraduate transcripts in English, (4) statement of teaching interests and philosophy, (5) statement of research and external funding plans, (6) copies of two recent or representative peer-reviewed publications, and (7) contact information of at least three references. The letter of application must include a commitment to working with diverse populations.

The Computer Science Department offers a BS degree, accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, and an MS degree. We invite you to visit our departmental website for information about our programs.

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Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

  • Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity.

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