Lecturer/Visiting Professor/or Professor of Practice Position in Computer Science



Job description

Cleveland, OH

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department
Cleveland State University

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Cleveland State University invites applications for multiple non-tenure track College Lecturer / Visiting Professor / Professor of Practice positions in computer science with the rank as Assistant or Associate depending on credentials. The positions begin on August 19th, 2019 or January 6th, 2020.

Responsibilities include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, student advising, and curriculum development for both lecture and lab courses. The teaching requirement is between 12 and 16 credit hours (four or five courses) per semester. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Opportunities for summer teaching with additional compensation might also be available.

The type of position will depend upon credentials. After the first year, the College Lecturer and Professor of Practice position will be annually renewable for five additional years based on satisfactory performance, programmatic needs, and university finances. After a sixth-year review, they will be eligible for two successive three-year appointments, followed by six-year appointments. Visiting professor position may be renewed twice for a total of three years.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field.
2. Ability to teach and interact with both undergraduate and graduate students.
3. Good communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Earned doctoral degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field.
2. Teaching experience.
3. Industrial experience.
4. The ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity,cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Cleveland State University is a state-assisted metropolitan university in the city of Cleveland with approximately 17,000 students. The university is well-known for its interdisciplinary programs, enjoying partnerships with several industrial corporations and the NASA Glenn Research Center. The EECS Department provides a rigorous education in the principles of electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science, and is supplemented by practical experience and communication skills to transform students into well-rounded and competent, ready to go engineers. The department offers doctoral, master’s and ABET-accredited bachelor’s degrees, with over 500 bachelor’s students, over 400 master’s and doctoral students, 25 full-time faculty members, and over $8 million in research funding. Additional information about the department is available at http://www.csuohio.edu/eecs.

How to apply

For full consideration, by July 11, 2019, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including names of at least three professional references), and a statement of interests in teaching, through the Human Resources website: http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/10655. Review of applications will begin immediately, positions will remain open until filled.

Cleveland State is a metropolitan university that provides a rich environment for engaged learning in an exciting and dynamic location. Our students are fond of claiming that the entire city is their campus for study, practical experience, and recreation. And our pledge to each student is an engaged learning experience in the real world, for the real world, among a diverse student body.