Title: 161-NN - Scholarly Assistant Professor - Career
Business Title: Scholarly Assistant Professor
Location: Washington State University
Employee Type: Faculty
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties: The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Washington State University (WSU) invites applications for multiple full-time continuous appointment in the position of Scholarly Assistant Professor in Computer Science to teach in the areas of Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Data Analytics. These positions will be based at either WSU main campus in Pullman, or in WSU branch campus at Everett, WA, location to determined based on enrollment and teaching needs at the time of hire.
The job duties of successful candidates for all positions include curriculum development; advising students; teaching undergraduate courses in computer science; interfacing with industry; participating in continuous teaching assessment activities; effectively communicating and interacting with students; supporting student recruitment activities; and collaborating with others within the School, the University, or other organizations.
Requirements for all Scholarly Assistant Professor positions: Candidates must have an earned PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline by the time of hire. In addition, candidates with Software Engineering and/or Data Analytics expertise must have demonstrated teaching expertise in the broad areas of software engineering and data analytics respectively.
Preference for all positions will be given to candidates with strong computer science background, prior teaching experience, curriculum development (classroom, online), leadership potential, industry experience/potential to foster industry partnerships, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to diversifying the student body.
The new faculty hired for this position will join approximately 50 existing faculty members in the School of EECS, which has experienced rapid growth in enrollment over the past four years. As of the fall of 2020, around 1000 undergraduate students are enrolled in its B.S., and B.A programs, and 275 graduate students are enrolled in its M.S., and Ph.D. programs in computer science, electrical engineering, and computer engineering. EECS expects continued increase in enrollments and anticipates multiple faculty hires over the next two years.
Washington State University is one of the nation's top 50 public research universities in computer science according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU is among 108 public and private universities in America recognized with the
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.