The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is pleased to invite applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor. Priority will be given to applicants who specialize in cloud computing, distributed systems, mobile computing, computer information systems, cybersecurity, or big data. However, outstanding candidates from other areas within the field of computer science may also be considered. Candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply.
An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related fields. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed the doctorate at the time of appointment (August 2018).
Strong commitment to and demonstrated potential for teaching and scholarship excellence.
Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
Demonstrated ability in effective written and oral use of the English language.
DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience in effective research-based instructional practices, support of students from groups underrepresented in computing, scholarly achievements, and/or industrial partnership building. Priority will be given to applicants who specialize in cloud computing, distributed systems, mobile computing, computer information systems, cybersecurity, or big data. In addition, preference will be given to applicants whose expertise will expand the education and research opportunities the department currently offers for students and be complementary to, and not duplicative of, areas of specialization of the other successful candidates. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.
Teach, supervise, and advise students at both undergraduate and master’s levels, effectively adopting strategies proven successful for students traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields.
Design and establish instructional labs that expand existing curriculum, working with industry and community partners to prepare students for the workforce,
Develop an active, externally funded research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students and be productive in publications.
Participate in activities serving the department, college, university, and community.
Applications must include:
A description of teaching philosophy, experience and potential contribution to expansion of the existing curriculum (up to 2 pages)
A description of research accomplishments and future research goals including student involvement (up to 2 pages)
Applications will be reviewed starting December 4, 2017. The search will remain open until the position is filled; however, all application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by 12/4/17 to be assured full consideration.
The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful lif...e in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.