The College of Science, Engineering & Technology at Utah Tech
University (UT) in St. George, Utah invites applications for a
professional- track Instructor of the Practice position in Software
Engineering to begin January 2024. The preferred candidate will
possess an MS in Computer Science or a related discipline, or a BS
with professional expertise equivalent to a master's degree.
Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching
experience in s oftware engineering, but candidates with adequate
teaching assistant experience are also encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop
introductory courses in software engineering . The preferred
candidate will have experience in current software engineering
practices and be able to develop both mobile and web solutions.
Potential courses to be taught will be determined by the strengths
of the applicant. More information about the Department o f
Computing and its associated programs and faculty can be found
online at https://computing.utahtech.edu/
- Teach 30 credits of lecture and laboratory courses each
academic year in software engineering and related disciplines.
- Engage students in active and experiential learning.
- Contribute to the development of programs in software
engineering and related fields, including assisting students on how
to fulfill computing, general education, and discipline-specific
- Attend department, college, and university faculty meetings;
work with other faculty in program management and adhere to
- Perform other duties as assigned.
POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
- Master's degree in computer science or related field required;
a bachelor's degree with professional expertise equivalent to a
master's degree will also be considered.
- Preference will be given to candidates with relevant prior
teaching experience and/or relevant industry experience.
- A strong commitment to and evidence of potential for excellence
in teaching, including an ongoing commitment to improvements in
teaching methods and curriculum.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills and commitment to
collegiality and teamwork.
- An interest in active learning, experiential learning, and
student engagement are desirable.
(9-month) professional-track faculty position. Faculty service
begins January 2024. Annual salary of $60,000+ depending on
qualifications & experience, with additional compensation
available for optional summer/overload teaching. Excellent benefits
package included that begins on start date; includes medical,
dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life,
disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees
and eligible dependents. See https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/employee-benefits/
under 'Benefits Summary' for more details.
ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Application review begins
June 5 , 2023 ; position open until filled.
Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact
information for three professional references (including email
addresses), transcripts, and a Student Success Statement (1-2 pages
about the candidate's teaching or other professional experiences,
successes and/or challenges in working as a professional with a
diverse student population). Please upload all the requested
documents when you submit your application. Employment is
contingent upon successful completion and certification of required
degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. If,
because of a disability, you need special services or facilities to
apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
Utah Tech University is an open,
inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to
exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an
instructional approach of 'active learning. active life' and a
culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and
staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented
learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911
as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our
university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah,
approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned
for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine
annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor
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