The Department of Computer Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa is accepting applications for a term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor.
Responsibilities will include teaching computer science courses, mainly at the undergraduate level, and may include lectures in a large classroom setting and supervision of teaching assistants who would cover smaller hands-on lab sections.
This part-time term faculty position is an 87.5% full-time equivalent (FTE), 9-month position with an initial 3-year term. This position has the possibility of additional course assignment and possible summer appointment both contingent upon budget and staffing needs.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
M.S. Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field
Teaching experience in computer science or a related field at college level
Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field
Demonstrated excellence in teaching
Professional practice in computer science or closely related field
Department/Program & College Description:
The Department of Computer Science resides in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offering B.S., B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and a brand-new M.S. degree in Artificial Intelligence. The department is proud to be one of the founding departments for the B.S. in Software Engineering, B.S. in Data Science, Data Science Minor and Certificate along with the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. We are active in interdepartmental graduate programs in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Human-Computer Interactions, and Information Assurance.
The department participates in many interdisciplinary research collaborations, including partnerships with faculty in bio-sciences, mathematical sciences, and engineering. The Department of Computer Science has 38 faculty professionals, 150 Ph.D. students, 50 M.S. students, and approximately 900 B.S. students. All admitted Ph.D. students are offered a two-year teaching assistantship from the department, and almost all are supported by research or teaching assistantships after that. We have strong research and educational programs in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Human Computer Interaction, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Software Engineering and Programming Languages, Systems and Networking, and Theoretical Foundations. Our department has over $16 million in active research grants, including the interdisciplinary activities mentioned, and we contribute to active research and training grants totaling approximately $25 million. Â
Proposed Start Date:
August 16, 2023
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
May 15, 2026
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
09 Month Work Period
To apply for this position, please click on âApplyâ and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Teaching Statement
4) Contact Information for Three References. Once you submit your application, we will be requesting letter from your references. Your application will not be considered complete until we have received at least two letters.
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email email@example.com or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by May 31, 2023, but will be accepted until the position is filled.
Why Choose ISU? Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: â¢ Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans; â¢ Generous leave plans; â¢ Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa); â¢ Life insurance and long-term disability; â¢ Flexible Spending Accounts; â¢ Various voluntary benefits and discounts; â¢ Employee Assistance Program; â¢ Wellbeing program.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.