Software Engineering/IT Management Tenure-Track or Lecturer
University of Minnesota Crookston
Location: Crookston, Minnesota
Salary: 49,687.00 - 99,999,999.99
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 359847
Position Up to two full-time, nine-month tenure track or Lecturer positions are available in the Software Engineering Program and the Information Technology Management Program in the Math, Science and Technology Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 14, 2024. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
The salary ranges are as followed: $80,000 - $90,000 (Tenured Track) OR $70,000 - $80,000 (Lecturer). This would be Full-Time 9-month annual renewable position with an anticipated start date of 8/14/2024.
Responsibilities Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction to students in the Software Engineering B.S. program and the Information Technology Management B.S. program to include hands-on and experiential learning. Course topics may include, but are not limited to: Programming, Web Application Development, Operating Systems, Networking, System Analysis and Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Software Construction, and Software Requirements Analysis. New courses may be proposed based upon needs of the program and candidate expertise. The position requires regular office hours and engagement in service activities on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus.
Candidates who wish to be considered for a tenure-line appointment are also expected to establish a research program with a relevant focus, which may include work with undergraduate students. Tenure-line appointments carry a <24.0 credit teaching load (typically three to four courses per semester). Candidates who wish to be considered for a full-time Lecturer appointment are not expected to establish a research agenda. Full-time lecturer appointments carry a <30.0 credit teaching load (typically four to five courses per semester).
Whether a tenure-line faculty member or a full-time Lecturer, the successful candidate is expected to help further develop the program; provide undergraduate academic and career advising; advise program-related extracurricular clubs; expand industry networks to benefit students and graduate employment opportunities; foster equity and a sense of belonging among all students; and actively participate in recruitment, assessment, and retention efforts.
Tenure-track candidates: Doctorate degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology management, or related field. ABD will be considered. Lecturer candidates: Masterâ™s degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology management, or related field.
Strong commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching at the undergraduate level in both the on-campus and online environment;
Effective communication skills;
Ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences and to draw upon cultural and community-based knowledge in teaching;
Possess a commitment to an experiential education philosophy within the scope of the land grand mission;
Ability to read, write, and understand English;
Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts, complete background check, and authorization to work in the United States.
College-level teaching experience;
University or curriculum development experience;
Research experience and peer-reviewed publication record at an academic institution;
Experience/track record of seeking and successfully implementing externally funded projects and grants;
Experience developing and maintaining collaborations with relevant industry partners.
The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) is one of five campuses comprising the University of Minnesota system. UMN Crookston is a four-year public university with an enrollment of 1,800 students, approximately half on campus and half in online degrees. The student body is diverse and comes from over 40 states and over 30 countries. Thirty-four baccalaureate degrees are offered, 15 of which are also offered online. UMN Crookston proudly carries on a tradition of over a century of educational service to northwestern Minnesota, beginning in 1906 as a regional residential high school, changing to a two-year college in 1966 and to a four-year college in 1993. UMN Crookston is a small student-centered community of learning and scholars known for providing personal attention to every student. UMN Crookston makes a commitment to each individual student’s achievements and offers a hands-on approach and experiential learning that put students ahead of the competition. Integral to the university's statewide land-grant mission, UMN Crookston provides applied, career-oriented learning programs including internships and connects its teaching, research, and outreach to local, co...unty, and regional economic development agencies in support of the global economy. UMN Crookston delivers world?class University of Minnesota degrees in an affordable, close?knit campus setting where faculty and staff personally invest in the success of each student. UMN Crookston has been recognized for its quality programs by such organizations as U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the campus as #1 in the category Top Public Regional Colleges–Midwest for 2020. U.S. News has ranked UMN Crookston among the top four in this category for the past 23 consecutive years.