The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for full-time or part-time (.30 – 1.0 FTE), 9 or 12-month, fixed-term Instructor (AI-Data Science) position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head.
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), within the College of Engineering at Oregon State University, invites applications for Online Instructors in Computer Science with expertise in Artificial Intelligence and/or Data Science. These positions are part of the core team of instructors for our online program. Available Instructor positions are fixed-term, non-tenure track, 9-month and 12-month part-time and full-time (.30 to 1.0 FTE), with the possibility of renewal at the discretion of the School Head. This program is fully online – instructors can reside anywhere in the U.S. Remote candidates who are hired will receive a telecommute package including computer, monitor, and headset. Candidates would be expected to attend a 1-week initial in-person training and then come to the Corvallis campus for 1 week every 6 months. Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to university guidelines. (Due to COVID-19, in-person training may be held remotely through video applications). We provide comprehensive training and mentoring for all new instructors, and also provide funding for ongoing professional development.
This Instructor position is part of the core team of instructors for the online Computer Science program in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), and will teach in the area of Artificial Intelligence and/or Data Science.
EECS currently serves over 3,500 students and ranks #2 nationally in the number of CS degrees conferred per year. Through this program and others, the College of Engineering delivers a transformational education that graduates leaders who drive change throughout their lives.
The university's Ecampus partners with more than 700 faculty members and has earned national acclaim for the quality of its faculty development program. Ecampus is a widely respected leader in online education, having been ranked in the top 10 nationally 5 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report.
OSU offers both an online Bachelor's degree in CS and an online Postbacc program that enables students with a Bachelor's degree outside CS to earn a CS degree in an accelerated fashion.
The OSU College of Engineering is committed to being recognized as a national model of inclusivity and collaboration. We strive to develop a community of faculty, students, and staff that is inclusive, collaborative, diverse and centered on student success. As such, we seek applicants who will broaden our capacity to advance student success across individual identities, racial/ethnic categories and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Typically requires Master’s degree in discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.
Master's in Computer Science or related field
Demonstrable online and/or in-person teaching or training experience and ability
Demonstrated ability to actively engage students
Ongoing commitment to identifying strengths and weaknesses in teaching demonstrated by seeking resources and guidance to improve
Demonstrates teaching that is informed by knowledge of inclusion and equity issues within Computer Science or other STEM fields
Demonstrated commitment to creating a welcoming and inclusive classroom environment
Demonstrable research experience in at least one area of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, including: natural language processing, computer vision, data mining, data visualization, databases, etc.
Written and verbal English communication skills
Working conditions vary depending on course(s) assigned. Other than in-person training, all work can be performed via telecommute. Incumbent would be expected to attend a 1-week initial in-person training, and then come to the Corvallis campus for 1 week every 6 months. Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to university guidelines. (Due to COVID-19, in-person training may be held remotely through video applications).
Additional Salary Information: Salary to Commensurate with Training, Education and Experience
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