The Department of Computer Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. It is anticipated that the appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor, although other levels of Associate Professor and Professor will be considered.
As part of the SIUE School of Engineering, the Department offers an ABET-accredited B.S. degree program as well as B.A. and M.S. Computer Science degree programs. The department has twelve full-time faculty members and more than 450 students.
The selected candidate will be responsible for undergraduate and graduate instruction, research, in addition to university and public service. Candidates for this position will be expected to be student-centered and should embrace the Teacher-Scholar model, demonstrate a commitment to promoting experiential learning, and advance computer science through research. Faculty members are encouraged to perform research with graduate students and serve on thesis committees. Candidates are also encouraged to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of SIUE and reflected in the institutional commitment to Inclusive Excellence here https://www.siue.edu/provost/inclusive-excellence/. ? The School of Engineering is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, particularly candidates from underrepresented groups in STEM such as women faculty and faculty of color. SIUE faculty are encouraged to contribute to inclusive excellence in both the academic community and region through research, teaching, and service.
Terms of Appointment Full-time, continuing, tenure-eligible appointment beginning August 2021.
Application Deadline All applications materials must be received by March 12, 2021.
Application Process All candidates must submit a letter of application that includes a research statement; a statement on teaching philosophy; a statement that discusses their philosophies, experiences, and/or competencies in supporting equity, inclusion, and diversity; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for at least three references. Each statement should be no more than two pages. Documents should be submitted in one file in PDF format via email to email@example.com.
Questions should be directed to Chair of Faculty Search Committee 2021, SIUE Department of Computer Science.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
SIUE is focused on the health and safety of our faculty and staff while remaining committed to serving our students with the excellence that is a hallmark of SIUE. Our Cougar Commitment plan provides both broad and specific actions that will allow SIUE to restore much of our campus’ energy through a safe and intentional science-based approach. The role of higher education continues to be critical to the well-being of our communities and sustainability. Our careful planning is a testament to the importance of that mission, our stewardship and responsibilities to help shape a changing world.
Dual Career Support for New Faculty The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Visit them online at: Dual Career Support
Qualifications Required -A Ph.D. in computer science or related area is required. ABD candidates may be considered. -All applicants must have a demonstrated interest in teaching and mentoring in computer science, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. -Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in developing a quality research program and in attracting external research funding.
Additional Salary Information: Salary to commensurate with qualifications, experience, and credentials.
Internal Number: FY21-054
About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).