Teaching Professor

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Work type: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Position Title: Teaching Professor/Teaching Associate Professor - Computer Science
Job Description:

The Computer Science Division of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the Colorado School of Mines is looking for multiple teaching faculty members.


The successful candidate must be able to teach a variety of computer science core and elective courses, including courses such as: introduction to computer science, data structures, software engineering, principles of programming languages and web programming. Candidates should plan to support departmental recruiting efforts, coordinate multi-section courses including supervision and training of teaching assistants, and participate in curriculum innovations and improvements.

Minimum Qualifications: We are looking for superb teachers who inspire students. Applicants must possess, by August 2017, a Ph.D. or M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Science Education or another closely related field. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of successful classroom teaching experience and a clear passion for conveying knowledge to novice software professionals.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with experience in curricular innovation and educational research (undergraduate and/or K-12), as well as candidates with interest in using small devices (e.g., Raspberry Pi) to teach novice programmers.
Department Description: Colorado School of Mines, Colorado's oldest public university is located in Golden, Colorado, in the foothills of the Rockies, 13 miles west of Denver and 21 miles south of Boulder. Mines has 4500 undergraduate students and 1200 graduate students in a broad range of applied science and engineering disciplines. Annual research funding in 2016 was $60M. The 2014 edition of U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Colleges places Mines as the second-ranked public university in CO and ranks Mines 91st in the category of Best National Universities, both public and private and 40th in the category of Top Public Schools. USA Today College ranked Mines 1st in its list of the top 10 engineering colleges in the U.S. Mines ranks 55th in U.S. News and World Report's 2015 ranking of engineering graduate schools.

The CS Division currently has 9 tenured/tenure track faculty and 4 teaching faculty. The division offers a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Computer Science with approximately 300 undergraduate and 60 graduate students. More information about the university and the CS Division, including active research areas, can be found at http://mines.edu and http://eecs.mines.edu.

How to Apply:

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, names and contact information for three professional references from whom letters may be subsequently requested, veterans status) and upload a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy and curriculum vitae. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. 

Applicants must specify in the application package to which rank they are applying.

Evaluation of candidates will begin in November and continue until the position is filled.  The desired start date is August 2017.    

Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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