Computer Science Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty

Position ID: 41116
Georgia State University
Perimeter College
Computer Science & Engineering
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Professor
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Posting Number:  F00013P

GSU Log Number:  20-035

Classification Title:  Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty

Position Title:  Computer Science Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty

GSU Information                             

Be part of Perimeter College’s growing faculty at the heart of Georgia State University’s national leadership in innovation and the academic success of diverse populations. As the two-year institution of Georgia State University, Perimeter College is metro Atlanta’s gateway to higher education where teaching is the primary focus. Students can choose from courses on five campuses and online to follow a clear path to an associate degree or receive the core classes required to pursue a bachelor’s degree. In 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #2 among the Most Innovative colleges and universities in the nation and #2 among national universities with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. In 2015, Georgia State was the only national public university in which African-American, Hispanic, first-generation, and Pell-eligible students graduated at rates above those of the student body overall.

Department:  Computer Science & Engineering

Campus:  College-wide

Position Type:  Full Time Faculty

Posting Type:  Internal/External

About the Department                       

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College is committed to preparing students for careers in these critically important arenas.

Position Description                         

The successful candidate will contribute to the development and review of related undergraduate curricula, assist with program assessment activities, and maintain office hours for student advisement.

Tenure-track positions are academic year (August-May) appointments. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing 27-32 semester hours of instruction per academic year
  • Providing student support and advising
  • Maintaining at least 10 office hours per week
  • Working effectively and professionally with colleagues

Expectations also include service to the college at the department, discipline, campus and college-wide levels. Perimeter College encourages and supports innovation and professional growth, expecting the successful candidate to demonstrate career goals that are consistent with the college’s mission.

Required Experience:  Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology and proficiency in a least one programming language is required.

Required Education:  A minimum of a Master’s degree required in the teaching discipline or a minimum of a Master’s degree with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in relevant coursework (completed by the anticipated date of appointment) is required.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience   Courses are currently taught using the Java computer-programming language and demonstrated knowledge is preferred.

Preference will also be given to candidates who possess:

  • Previous college-level teaching experience.
  • A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities        

  • Ability to teach a variety of computer science courses at the college-level.
  • Ability and desire to teach effectively using a variety of methods.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse student population and facilitate student learning.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations, etc

None specified.

Pre-Employment  Requirements:  A Criminal History Check is required.

Work Hours:  Position may require non-standard hours (including day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend and/or other campus locations).

Salary:  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty:  Instruction (80%), Service (20%)

Percentage Of Time:  100

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies:  2

Desired Start Date:  08/01/2019

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date:  10/17/2018

Review of Applications Begins:  11/30/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled:  Yes

Special Instructions Summary:  The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit all required materials no later than January 15, 2019. Qualified applicants must provide the following application materials to be considered:

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Computer Science
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator