A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twenty four (24) credits of instruction per academic year.
The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas as assigned and qualified.
May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line instruction at the Mankato campus, online, and/or at the university's additional locations, as assigned.
The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.
All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, incontributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (See Article 22 and Appendix G of the IFO Master Agreement)
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Computer Information Science (CIS) Department programs as needed. Typical teaching responsibilities include twelve (12) credits per semester of instruction, usually comprised of three courses of four credits each.
Advise undergraduate majors of CIS department.
Supervise/advise graduate students.
Conduct research productively and mentor students in research.
Obtain funding for curriculum innovation and/or research individually or collaboratively.
Conduct continuous professional development in area(s) of specialization.
Provide service to the university and community.
Doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related field, confirmed on an official transcript by August 1, 2020.
Demonstrated success in or potential for delivering quality instruction at the university level in a minimum of two or preferably more of the following areas: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Architecture, Machine Learning, Operating Systems, Programming, and/or Software Engineering.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
Strong ability to communicate and collaborate with students, staff, and faculty.
University/college teaching experience at undergraduate and/or graduate level.
Knowledge and experience in project based teaching.
Record of professional development of undergraduate and/or graduate students through advising and research mentoring.
Record of procuring funding from external sources.
Record of collaboration.
Industry experience and/or professional certifications.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact Information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of all related graduate and undergraduate degrees
A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
A one (1) page statement of your teaching philosophy
A one (1) page statement of your research/scholarly interests
Teaching evaluations or other record of successful teaching
The Computer Information Science Department offers cutting edge programs and is an innovator in new curricula. We will be offering one of the first project based learning computer science programs in the country. Applications from qualified candidates who are currently in industry are also encouraged. The Computer Information Science Department, located in the Mankato campus, is comprised of thirteen full-time faculty members actively engaged in teaching, research and service. The department offers four undergraduate programs: Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Information Technology (CIT), Computer Application Development, and Health Informatics. There are four master's degree programs: Data Science MS, Information Technology MS, and Professional Science Master's in Information Security & Risk Management and in Health Informatics and Analytics. Minors and certificate programs are also available for students with varying interests and backgrounds.
Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is a regional comprehensive university with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-working thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 53,000 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Serving ~18,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with >200 academic programs, from bachelor's through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18+% students of color and 1,300+ international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions, 3 additional locations, and extensive partnerships. With ~1,700 faculty and staff, the University has an annual budget of $216 million, and generates $781.5 million in economic impact per year. Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities. Noteworthy facts include: specialized accreditation, certification, or recognition, by more than 24 accrediting bodies; designation as a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture, by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2015; selection among the top 10% of American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) institutions for the Re-imagining the First Year of College (RFY) position project; and an Intercollegiate Athletics program that has ranked in the top 5 nationally within the Learfeld Sports Directors' Cup standings for 7 of the last 10 years.
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