Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Information Systems



Job description

Duluth, MN

The Computer Information Systems Department at the College of St. Scholastica seeks a dynamic faculty member to join our program as a Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor starting either January 2019 or September 2019. Candidate should have demonstrated commitment to teaching undergraduate courses and mentoring students. This a visiting faculty position starting January 2019 and continuing through May 2021 with a possible extension after that.
Responsibilities will include teaching courses across the undergraduate CIS curriculum including courses on the Duluth campus, online courses, advising students, participating in the continued development of our curriculum, and actively participating in the other faculty responsibilities within the department and college.
Required qualifications include a graduate-level degree in a computer-related field, excellent teaching and communication skills, demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills and willingness to support the College’s mission and Catholic Benedictine values. The ability to effectively teach a wide variety of introductory and advanced undergraduate classes, experience with online education and relevant industry experience and/or doctoral work is preferred.

The CIS Department offers a student-centered, undergraduate degree in CS/CIS. The department embraces creative teaching methods and offers a wide range of classroom and online courses. The CIS program is one of the oldest in the field, serving students for more than 30 years.

The College of St. Scholastica was founded in 1912 and is a private, Catholic, Benedictine institution with a broad range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences and the professions. It offers bachelors, masters and professional doctoral degrees and serves over 4,000 students in traditional, extended, and on-line programs. The main campus is located on the western shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota -named the #1 Best Town by Outside magazine – and sits on the doorstep to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, one of the Nation’s most treasured wilderness areas. Duluth, a community of approximately 87,000, offers the amenities and services of a larger community, in a small-town atmosphere.

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The College of St. Scholastica is a Catholic Benedictine institution and the only independent private college in northeastern Minnesota. The College was founded in 1912 by a group of pioneering Benedictine Sisters who offered college courses to six young women. Today St. Scholastica educates more than 4,000 men and women and has graduated more than 18,500 living alumni.