Special Instructor of Computer Science and Information Technology


Oakland University
Computer Science and Engineering

Job Description: The Department of Computer Science and Engineering invites applications for two special instructor positions to begin on August 15, 2021. We are primarily seeking candidates who will be teaching undergraduate courses in Computer Science and Information Technology. These positions also require engagement in outreach programs and institutional and public service. Applicants must have a completed PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related fields by the beginning date of employment. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, ability to teach introductory computer science and information technology courses including programming courses, and willingness to learn new teaching techniques and technologies. College teaching experience in computer science or information technology is preferred. Candidates should have an appreciation of and commitment to the value of diversity and working with a diverse faculty and student body.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a completed PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology or closely related fields by the beginning date of employment.

School/College/Dept Summary: Oakland University is a public institute located in southeastern Michigan with over 20,000 students. The department is currently offering BS in Computer Science, BS in Information Technology, MS in Computer Science, MS in Cyber Security, MS in Software Engineering and Information Technology, and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Informatics. For information about the department and Oakland University, please visit the respective homepages.

OU Standard: Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Special Instructions: Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021 and continue until this position is filled. Expected start date is August 15, 2021. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, a statement of teaching, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) a statement of diversity, and contact information for three references. The diversity statement will describe their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion e.g. through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. The teaching statement should include a list of undergraduate and graduate courses that the applicant will be willing to teach as well as outlines of two courses that the applicant would like to introduce. The candidate should upload their application at http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/20105.

Link: https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/20105

EEO: Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.