Assistant Professor – Computer Science



Job description

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 202200342-01

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO



Position Summary
Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
Harrison College of Business and Computing

Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science, cybersecurity, and/or information systems
  • Participate in course and curriculum development, assessment, and accreditation
  • Advise students and provide service to the department, college, and university
  • Establish a productive research program involving undergraduate and graduate students

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or ABD (with Ph.D. by August 2023) in computer science, computer engineering, cybersecurity, computer information systems, or a closely related discipline (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government-certified university.)
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence
  • Demonstrated potential to conduct high quality research
  • Demonstrated potential for providing effective service to the department, college, and university
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multicultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

As a public regional university with a graduate mission, Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended, and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention, and degree completion

Required Information & Deadline
Application Deadline: The position is available on August 2023 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 31, 2023.

How to apply

Required Information: Submit the following items online by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page:

  • Letter of interest addressing required position qualifications
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research interests and agenda
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Name and contact information of three current professional references

Additional Information
Departmental Information: Information regarding the Department of Computer Science can be found at

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