Job No: 512229
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Assistant Professor in Computer Science
Employee Classification: TTF
Division Name: Academic Affairs
College/Unit: College of Applied Science and Technology
Department: School of Information Technology
Campus Location: Normal, IL
Illinois State University and the School of Information Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Computer Science, beginning August 16, 2022.
ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: To be considered, applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. Applicants with expected completion of the doctoral degree before May of 2023 will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate the potential to teach a variety of core and advanced computer science courses such as, but not limited to, introductory programming languages, secure programming, computer organization and architecture, and operating systems. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of an established research program in any specific area of computer science, such as, but not limited to, systems and theory, and the potential to publish in high-quality outlets. Candidates must demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses, develop a focused area of scholarly research, supervise graduate students, and provide service to the University, College, School, profession and community. We are particularly interested in applicants with a demonstrated interest in mentoring first-generation students and those from other traditionally under-represented groups.
Salary, Rank, and Tenure: Salary is commensurate with professional experience and preparation. This is a tenure-track, nine-month position with the possibility for summer employment. A comprehensive benefits package is included.
THE SCHOOL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The School of Information Technology (https://it.illinoisstate.edu) is one of eight units in the College of Applied Science and Technology (https://cast.illinoisstate.edu). The School offers undergraduate majors in Computer Science (CS), Cybersecurity, Information Systems (IS), and Network and Telecommunications Management and two Master of Science programs: Computer Science and Information Systems. The undergraduate Cybersecurity program is certified as a CAE-CD. The undergraduate CS and IS programs are accredited by ABET. The School has approximately 830 undergraduate, 72 graduate students and 23 full-time faculty.
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY
Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with more than 20,000 students. Our six colleges offer 174 undergraduate majors, 76 minors, 97 master’s programs, 17 doctoral degrees, and 40 certificate options. We have repeatedly been named a “Great Place to Work” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 132,000 and conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis. The community is home to GROWMARK, the Illinois Farm Bureau, State Farm Insurance’s International Headquarters, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems, its citizens’ level of educational attainment, its parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime rate. Forbes magazine, in a review of the best places for business, ranked Bloomington-Normal the 15th best place for business out of 168 small metros listed. Bloomington was also recently placed on CNNMoney's list of the 100 Best Places to Live. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, traffic, and commute time. Please visit the Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website at https://www.visitbn.org/ for more information.
1. Doctoral degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. Applicants with an expected completion of the doctoral degree before May 2023 will be considered.
2. Candidates should demonstrate the potential to teach a variety of core and advanced computer science courses such as, but not limited to, introductory programming languages, secure programming, computer organization and architecture, and operating systems.
3. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of an established research program in any specific area of computer science, such as, but not limited to, systems and theory, and the potential to publish in high-quality outlets.
4. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
(a) a cover letter
(b) curriculum vitae
(c) one-page statement of research philosophy
(d) one-page statement of teaching philosophy
(e) contact information for three references
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Application Procedure: For full consideration, applicants must attach (a) a cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) one-page statement of research philosophy, (d) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (e) contact information for three references to posting number 512229 via this link: https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled or withdrawn. Please direct questions to Cris Embree (email@example.com).
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
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