Overview

The Oklahoma State University (OSU) Department of Computer Science is seeking applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position to begin on August 2020. Teaching experience in any area of Computer Science is required. Successful candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely-related field from an accredited institution by time of appointment.

The position is for the main OSU campus in Stillwater; however, duties may be assigned in either the OSU-Stillwater campus, the OSU satellite campus in Tulsa, or both. The OSU Department of Computer Science (http://www.cs.okstate.edu) is strongly committed to excellence in research, teaching and outreach. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and has a Graduate Certificate Program in Big Data Analytics. The department also offers courses to students at remote sites using interactive video and the Internet. There are currently about 276 undergraduate students and about 80 graduate students enrolled in the department.

This Teaching Assistant Professor position will be responsible for developing and teaching courses to support the new on-line Computer Science B.S. degree program.

Teaching Assistant Professors are encouraged to explore research and collaboration opportunities with other faculty, industry and research institutions. However, this is not a requirement. To apply, please submit the following items via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/70279): cover letter; curriculum vita; separate research, teaching, and diversity statements; and contact information for three professional references. Application review will begin January 15, 2020, with employment starting August 2020 or as negotiated. For full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2020; however, applications will be considered until the position has been filled. The filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding.

A successful faculty candidate should be willing to teach from a multicultural perspective and should demonstrate a commitment to mentoring under-represented students. Recent departmental diversity statistics for under-represented undergraduate students are 15% female, 4% African American, 4% Native American and 5% Hispanic.