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Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Southern Utah University

Date Posted Jan. 14, 2021
Title Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Computer Science
University Southern Utah University
Cedar City, UT, United States
Department Computer Science and Information Systems
Application Deadline Open until Filled
Position Start Date August 16, 2021
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Job Description
Tenure-track or non tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the Assistant Professor/Lecturer level. Primary responsibilities relate to teaching undergraduate Computer Science courses, including implementing effective teaching strategies and developing curriculum. Scholarly activity and university service are also expected. There will be opportunities to serve on and/or chair various department and university committees. This position is contingent upon funding.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach a variety of undergraduate computer science courses. The teaching load for tenure track is 24 semester credit hours per academic year and for non tenure-track, 30 semester credit hours per academic year. This may include teaching computer science courses for both majors and non-majors.
Scholarly activity that results in peer-reviewed publications for tenure-track faculty. Non tenure-track faculty have reduced scholarly expectations due to their higher teaching load.
Continually develop curriculum based on fluid industry standards.
Fulfill service opportunities within the department, college, and university, as assigned.
Participate in and support the department’s ABET accreditation program.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Doctorate (tenure-track) or Masters (non tenure-track) degree in Computer Science or closely related field.
Commitment to quality undergraduate education.
Strong evidence of excellence in teaching.
Good communication skills and the ability to interact positively with faculty, staff, and students.
Strong evidence of potential research/scholarly activity.
A willingness to participate in the ABET accreditation process
A willingness to fully support and participate in SUU’s strategic plan.

Documents Needed to Apply:
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Unofficial Transcripts
Statement of Research Philosophy
Student Evaluations
Contact information for at least 3 professional references

  • Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values
    the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect
    among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal
    measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks
    to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members
    strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches
    campus life.
    Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University
    community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation,
    gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic
    information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission,
    access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Computer Science and Information Systems
    Southern Utah University
    351 W. University Blvd.
    Cedar City, UT 84720
  • (435) 865-8572


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