Faculty, Assistant Professor - Computer Science - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Teaches students to understand and appreciate computer science and software engineering topics. Designs courses and prepares instructional materials. Cultivates a student-centered learning environment, and helps them succeed. Assesses teaching results and applies results to improve courses, curriculum, and teaching effectiveness.
Supports department, university, and community through service such as committees and special projects. Fully supports the university and program level accreditation efforts. Engages in scholarly activities, including research and keeps current in the latest developments in the field.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation with a doctorate from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Normally will have produced creative work, professional writing or research in refereed and other professional journals. Must have experience assessing student learning capabilities and learning styles and understand how to develop curriculum of assigned courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated strength in, and a passion for teaching.
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline.
Ability to teach general computer science topics, including theoretical and practical software development skills.
Expertise in teaching mathematical subjects related to computer science such as discrete structures, analysis of algorithms, artificial intelligence, and the theory of computation is highly desirable.


Knowledge of and experience in effective software design and development
Mastery of a modern programming language such as C++, Java, C#, Python, etc.
Knowledge of the foundations of computation including programming, computer architecture, discrete mathematical structures, theory of computation, analysis of algorithms, and net-centric computing.


Effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Effective presentation of course materials and learning experiences


Ability to communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing.
Ability to engage, motivate, and evaluate students.
Ability to deal with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and changing institution.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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