Computer Science - Teaching Faculty

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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
Job Description:

The Computer Science Department at 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. Before starting work at Mines, applicants must possess 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 software engineering.
Department Description:

Colorado School of Mines, Colorado‚Äôs 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.  With 4500 undergraduate students and 1300 graduate students in a broad range of applied science and engineering disciplines, Mines has the highest admissions standards of any public university in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the U.S. Mines ranks in the top 100 of U.S. News and World Report's listing of "America's Best Colleges" and was dubbed the top public university in the nation for return on investment in's "Colleges Worth Your Investment" list.  Annual research funding in 2015 was $64M. The CS Department currently has 11 tenured/tenure track faculty and 4 teaching faculty and offers a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Computer Science with approximately 400 undergraduate and 60 graduate students. More information about the university and the CS Department, including active research areas, can be found at and

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 including preferred start date, a statement of teaching philosophy and a curriculum vitae. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.  

Evaluation of candidates will begin in October and continue until the position is filled.  The desired start date is January 2018 or August 2018.    

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:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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