Competency to teach lower-division college courses in Computer Science, including introductory courses in computer systems/applications and computer science, and introductory programming/ problem solving, algorithms and data structures courses.
A faculty member's work assignment includes a number of diverse professional responsibilities. Classroom teaching and other contacts with students form the core of the faculty work assignment. Additionally, professional development and service to the college are the other core components of a faculty member's work assignment. A faculty member will plan to engage in such activities as: student advising, course evaluation, classroom preparation, the evaluation of student performance, committee assignments, classroom research and community service as part of overall work assignment.
Master's degree with a major in computer science, or Master's degree in any discipline/field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in computer science.
Experience in teaching at least three of the following: Java, Python, Computer Architecture, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Database/SQL, and Web Development
Experience teaching at a two-year college level
Relevant industry experience or certifications
Experience in teaching using a variety of delivery methods including synchronous online, asynchronous online, hybrid, and in-person.
The applicant should demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures and populations.
Ability to provide faculty leadership in Computer Science and other college and community initiatives.
Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following: cover letter that addresses the qualifications and experiences required; resume/Curriculum Vitae; copies of transcript(s) -undergraduate and graduate (official transcripts will be required at the time of hire); and copies of professional licenses, if required for qualification purposes.
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Established in 1915, Rochester Community and Technical College is the largest higher education provider in the fastest-growing city in Minnesota, serving more than 6,800 students a year in credit courses and nearly 4,000 in non-credit continuing and workforce education programs. RCTC combines the best in liberal arts, technical, and life-long learning with more than 70 credit-based programs and over 100 credential options. RCTC's expansive 518-acre campus includes university partnerships, a diverse student body, and a vibrant student life program. RCTC provides a unique learning environment that offers the feel of a four-year university campus with the commitment to access and opportunity of a two-year college.
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is the third-largest system of higher education in the United States. It is comprised of 27 two-year colleges, seven four-year state universities with a total of 54 campuses located in 47 Minnesota communities. The System serves approximately 300,000 students each year, and produces 36,000 graduates annually. For more information about the Minnesota State system, please view its website at www.MinnState.edu.
RCTC/State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefit package including life, health and dental insurance, a retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, tax sheltered annuity program (403b), a deferred compensation plan (457), and professional development funds, as well as a variety of other benefits (generous personal or vacation leave and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year) defined by individual collective bargaining agreements.
Rochester Community and Technical College was founded in 1915 on a motion by Dr. Charles Mayo to the Rochester School Board. Rochester is Minnesota's oldest - and one of the nation's oldest - original community colleges. The 2005-2006 academic year marked RCTC's 90th anniversary. The college serves approximately 7,500 students in credit-based enrollments and 3,000 in noncredit courses.