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

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


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 from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

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 verbally 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.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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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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