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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

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Work type: Faculty 9-Month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Assistant Professor, Computer Science in Jacksonville, AL at Jacksonville State University


The Assistant Professor in Computer Science is responsible for facilitating student comprehension and application of concepts, skills, and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible members of society. This position exists to provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening. Responsible for teaching undergraduate level courses in computer science from introduction to advanced levels. Effective teaching of graduate Computer Science courses. Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students. Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS, and ABET accreditation, and state of Alabama study and curriculum guides. Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement. Manages the behaviors of learners in the online classroom environment and utilize state-of-the-art technologies to enhance content delivery, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process. Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress. Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum. Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service. Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned. Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports. Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning. Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school, including service on committees. Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities. Registers student attendance in accordance with JSU policy. Effectively serves as advisor and mentor for computer science majors. Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration. Defines, conducts, and publishes sustained inquiry in one or more areas of computer science. This includes, but is not limited to, publication in refereed journals, presentation at professional meetings, submission of research proposals for grants, presentation to faculty groups, and/or development of new curricula, teaching methods, or program. Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.


Requirements: Position requires Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field. In the alternative, may also qualify as ABD (all but dissertation) by fall 2019.

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