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Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville has a one year Visiting Assistant Professor position available for Fall 2018 ( They will also have open searches for 3 tenure track positions for Fall 2019.

Position Number: 168130
Working Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Job Title: Instructor
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Computer Science

Job Purpose

Teach courses, perform research, and fulfill service mission for the Department of Computer Science.

Essential Functions

Teach undergraduate courses in core areas including programming, data structures, algorithms, and databases, and specialization areas including software engineering, cybersecurity, data science, or distributed/cloud/high performance computing. Engage in scholarly activities in one of the aforementioned specialization areas; serve on departmental committees and engage in other service activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned M.S. from an accredited institution in computer science or a closely related field by the start date of employment. Ability for teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. degree or completion of all coursework (ABD) from an accredited institution in computer science. Relevant teaching and research experience. Industrial experience. Potential to develop and conduct externally funded research. Engagement in scholarly activities as demonstrated by peer-reviewed journal and conference publications.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Commensurate with education and experience. This is a one year temporary non-tenure-track appointment to begin August 1, 2018, and renewable based on satisfactory annual reviews, the needs of the department, and future funding.

Benefits Information

The University offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.

Posting Details

Posting Date: 06/11/2018
Screening Date: 07/08/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be required to electronically upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research plan, copy of transcript of highest degree earned (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), and email contact information for three professional references who will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter if selected for an interview. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure all materials are received. Applications without all required documents are incomplete and will not be considered.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Plan
  • Transcripts

Optional Documents

  • Transcripts 2
  • Transcripts 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Do you have, or will you have by start date, a master's degree from an accredited institution in computer science or a closely related field?

  • Yes
  • No

* How did you hear about this job opportunity?

  • (Open Ended Question)