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Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science (2 positions)

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Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Computer Science - 208120
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Position Summary:

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Dayton invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning on January 1, 2022.

The Department of Computer Science offers a stimulating academic environment with active research programs in growing areas of computer science. Recently, the Department has relocated to a brand new state-of-the-art facility with numerous cutting-edge research labs and classrooms, and a commitment to further expand and grow the faculty and student opportunities. The department offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, and also a certificate in Autonomous Systems and Data Science.

The Computer Science department has experienced significant growth at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, with an increase in the number of courses that need to be taught. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of four lecture courses per term. Teaching loads may vary depending on the research activities and other responsibilities assumed by the faculty member.

We seek experts committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The individuals holding these positions are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent related field. This is a full time visiting faculty position that is eligible for benefits. The position will include travel funds, opportunities for faculty development, and student assistant support.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. The successful candidates will demonstrate support for diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all candidates to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field.
• Articulated commitment to excellence in teaching
• Potential for quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level
• Effective written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in Computer Science.
• Successful experience working with and teaching socially and culturally diverse communities
• Sensitivity to Catholic and Marianist educational values.
• Successful experience working collaboratively with various constituents.
• Successful experience teaching courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
• Effective interpersonal communication skills
• Effective classroom management skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (scanned into one document for upload), contact information for three references, a statement articulating their commitment to excellence in teaching which includes active and experiential learning.

The review of applications will be October 10, 2021, and position will remain open until the positions are filled.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Closing Statement:

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service. Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php


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