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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Location: Normal, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/14/2019
Expire Date: 12/14/2019
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Illinois State University and the School of Information Technology invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in Computer Science, to begin August 16, 2020.

Qualifications: A doctoral degree in computer science or a closely related field. Applicants with expected completion of their doctoral degree before May 2021 will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate the potential to teach a variety of core and advanced computer science courses. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of an established research program in any specific area of computer science including computer architecture, parallel processing, operating systems, distributed systems, secure programming, or cloud computing, and the potential to publish in high-quality outlets. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.

ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses, develop a focused area of scholarly research, supervise graduate students, and provide service to the University, College, School, profession, and community.

Salary, Rank, and Tenure: Salary is competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and experience with a comprehensive benefits package. This is a tenure-track, nine-month position with the possibility of summer employment.

The School: The School of Information Technology (http://it.illinoisstate.edu) is one of eight units in the College of Applied Science and Technology. The School offers undergraduate majors in Computer Science (CS), Cybersecurity, Information Systems (IS), and Network and Telecommunications Management, and a Master of Science in Information Systems. The undergraduate CS and IS programs are accredited by ABET. The School has approximately 700 undergraduate students, 70 graduate students, and 21 full-time faculty.

Illinois State University and the College of Applied Science and Technology: A small-college experience with large-university opportunities. Illinois State University (www.illinoisstate.edu) distinguishes itself from other institutions in the state and the region by providing a unique educational climate that adds a beneficial dimension to the state’s system of higher education. The first public university in Illinois, Illinois State University was founded in 1857. Today, we are a dynamic, fiscally sound university of close to 21,000 students offering more than 160 major/minor options in six colleges. In our most recent strategic plan Educate ∙ Connect ∙ Elevate, we have committed our resources to realizing seven core values: Learning and Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion, Respect, Collaboration, Individualized Attention, Civic Engagement, and Integrity. By acting on these values, we believe we create a learning environment that results in our University being the first-choice public university in Illinois for high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized educational experience combined with the resources of a large university. For the fifth year in a row, Illinois State University was named one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” according to a survey released by The Chronicle of Higher Education. ISU, the only four-year public university in Illinois to be included on this list, earned the honor in the following categories: collaborative governance; compensation and benefits; confidence in senior leadership; facilities, workspace and security; job satisfaction; professional/career development programs; respect and appreciation; supervisor/department chair relationship; teaching environment, tenure clarity and process; and work/life balance. The College of Applied Science and Technology (http://www.cast.ilstu.edu) is home to a variety of disciplines, which include: Department of Agriculture, Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, School of Information Technology, School of Kinesiology and Recreation, Department of Military Science, and Department of Technology.

Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 167,000 in the greater metro area and conveniently located about three hours from Indianapolis, two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis, and an hour from Peoria, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, and Springfield, many of which are accessible by Amtrak Train. The community is home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College, St. Joseph Medical Center, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Country Financial, and State Farm Insurance International Headquarters. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime. Business Insider ranked Normal tenth in Top College Towns in 2017. USA Today named it #3 of the Top 25 Small College Towns in America in 2016. In 2015 Google Economic Impact selected Bloomington as the Digital Capital of Illinois. For more information on our community, please visit (http://visitbn.org/).

Application Procedure: For full consideration, please complete an online faculty employment application by visiting posting number 0712596 at https://www.Jobs.IllinoisState.edu. In the application, please include (a) a cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) one-page statement of research agenda, (d) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (e) contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or withdrawn. Please direct questions to Ms. Cris Embree (cechris@ilstu.edu).

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law, you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383 or visit http://equalopportunity.illinoisstate.edu.

Illinois State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer encouraging applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, females, and veterans.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualifications: A doctoral degree in computer science or a closely related field. Applicants with expected completion of their doctoral degree before May 2021 will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate the potential to teach a variety of core and advanced computer science courses. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of an established research program in any specific area of computer science including computer architecture, parallel processing, operating systems, distributed systems, secure programming, or cloud computing, and the potential to publish in high-quality outlets. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Abby Bertrand
Contact Email:ajbertr@ilstu.edu
Website:www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78419
Company Description:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its six colleges offer approximately 160 undergraduate majors, 91 master’s programs, 14 doctoral degrees, and 30 certificate options. Illinois State was named a 2018 Top 100 Public University based on U.S. News & World Report rankings and has repeatedly been named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Illinois State works as a diverse community of scholars, educators, and staff to support our commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service, and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond. Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis. The community is home to GROWMARK, Illinois Farm Bureau, State Farm Insurance International Headquarters, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime. Forbes magazine, in a review of the best places for business, ranked Bloomington-Normal the 15th best place for business out of 168 small metros listed. Bloomington was also recently placed on CNNMoney's list of the 100 Best Places to Live. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, traffic and commute. Please visit the Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website at www.bloomingtonnormalcvb.org for more information. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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