Instructor of Computer Science
Ball State University
Department of Computer Science
Instructor of Computer Science
Ball State University
Ball State University welcomes application for an Instructor of Computer Science. The Department of Computer Science is seeking new instructors to enhance the educational experience of our students. Our department is growing rapidly, with the launch of five new concentrations: Web & Mobile App Development, Cybersecurity and Secure Software Design, Game Design and Development, Data Analytics & Machine Learning, and General Computer Science. The successful candidate will contribute to the educational growth of our students in one of these areas, ranging from introductory computer science, cybersecurity, and game design, to advanced specialty topics in each concentration area. The department is anticipating a need for multiple instructors (each teaching one or more class sections) the Fall and Spring semesters, and continuing this partnership into the future. This applicant pool will be used for up to one year from the posting date to hire individuals.
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Position Function: The department of Computer Science at Ball State University is seeking part-time semester instructors who are qualified to teach face-to-face or online courses in one or more of the following areas: introductory programming, game design and development, web and mobile app development, cybersecurity and secure software design, or data analytics and machine learning. Teach 1 to 4 credit hour courses in the computer science or data analytics program, where the candidate’s expertise aligns with the course content (courses are primarily delivered in an on-campus in-person mode, but occasionally online courses may be assigned); develop a syllabus, course content, and assignments; grade student work; contribute to the department’s assessment activities.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in computer science, cybersecurity, data science, data analytics, or related field from an accredited university by date of appointment; effective written and oral communication skills; evidence of potential for excellence in pedagogical innovation.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/36533
Include the following documents with your application: resume and curriculum vitae. In the applicant documents section of this application, you have the option to provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and to ensure full consideration, applicants must be received by April 18, 2023.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
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The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
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