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Computer Science Assistant Professor | Tenure Track | I00781

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Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may either upload copies using the "Transcripts" selection under documents or mail them to: Hongbo Zhou, Search Chair Computer Science Department ATS Building Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057 Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 16, 2018. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number I00781
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Computer Science Assistant Professor | Tenure Track | I00781
Employee Group Faculty
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
Location Main Campus
Department Computer Science
Pay Rate
Employment Type Regular FT
Work Schedule

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department beginning August 2018. The Computer Science Department at Slippery Rock University offers a BS in Computing with tracks in Information Technology, Computer Science, and Cyber Security. Excellence in the education of undergraduate students is the primary focus of the position. Although teaching assignments will include core courses and all three tracks, the primary focus is the Information Technology track which teaches advanced web graphics, client and server side scripting, and current web technologies. Duties include committee work at departmental, college, and university levels, research that may involve undergraduate students, academic advising, scholarly activities, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field at time of employment. Successful performance in an on-campus interview, including a teaching demonstration. Perceived ability to teach intermediate and advanced Information Technology track courses and the perceived ability to work productively with students and colleagues is required. Commitment to the education of diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates whose experience provides evidence of the ability to teach core computing classes, advanced web and interactive computer graphics, the development and implementation of user interfaces for the web, and server side scripting.

Preference will also be given to candidates demonstrating familiarity with instructional technology in the teaching-learning process, and the role of faculty in student success, recruitment, and retention.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date
Closing Date
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Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University is committed to a policy of affirmative action. Slippery Rock University assures an equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, gender or veteran’s status in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may either upload copies using the “Transcripts” selection under documents or mail them to:

Hongbo Zhou, Search Chair
Computer Science Department
ATS Building
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 16, 2018. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 3