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Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Software Engineering

Augustana University
Job Location:
Sioux Falls, 57197
Computer Science

The Augustana University Computer Science Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Software Engineering.

Interested candidates should be capable of developing and teaching core computer science and software engineering courses in various areas in accordance with departmental and university needs. Some of these needs may include programming (various languages), algorithms & data structures, software engineering, theory of computation, web application development, computer architecture, operating systems, networking, and artificial intelligence, at the undergraduate level.

The duties, competencies and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching courses in support of the University’s computer science and software engineering program. Courses to be taught are dependent on specialization and interests of the successful applicant.
  • Demonstrating a record of scholarly activities and research
  • Contributing to student success through advising and mentoring
  • Engaging in service to the department, university and community
  • Outreaching with local and regional businesses

Qualifications for this position:

  • The successful candidate will have a PhD in computer science, software engineering, or a related field by the start date of the appointment. PhD candidates (all but dissertation) are welcome to apply.
  • Experience teaching in computer science, software engineering, or a related area at the university level.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence including use of multiple educational delivery media and online/distance education
  • Demonstrated commitment to involvement in scholarly activity
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, serving a nontraditional, culturally, economically and linguistically diverse student body

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Application Procedure: Please send a letter of application; a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity (how you have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous position and how you plan to continue to do so at Augustana); copies of undergrad and graduate transcripts; a curriculum vita; a completed Augustana University employment application; and three letters of reference electronically to If reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the application process, please contact Official web site: .

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment background check.

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