Assistant Professor of Computer Science - Tenure Track
220820-Computer Science & Cybersecurity
Per faculty salary model.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of
this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of
The Department of Computer Science and Cybersecurity at the
University of Central Missouri is seeking qualified candidates for
a tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant Professor
Computer Science/Cybersecurity for a January 2024 or August 2024
start. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science,
Cybersecurity, Data Science, Software Engineering, or a closely
related field. The primary responsibilities are teaching courses in
Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science, or Software
Engineering at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position
offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with
experience and qualifications.
The Department of Computer Science and Cybersecurity is one of the
fastest growing departments within the College of Health, Science,
and Technology at UCM . The department has 26 full-time faculty and
offers undergraduate and master programs in Computer Science, Data
Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Information
Technology. Teaching is the primary duty of our faculty, but we
also have a broad range of research interests, including artificial
intelligence, cybersecurity, data analytics, human computer
interaction, data science, software engineering, and network
forensics. We are looking for faculty excited by the prospect of
shaping our departments future, working in a collaborative,
supportive environment, and contributing to the sustained
excellence of our programs.
About University of Central Missouri: The University of Central
Missouri is a public comprehensive university with more than 11,000
students and is located 35 miles southeast of the Kansas City
metropolitan area in Warrensburg, Missouri.The University of
Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity employer. We accept
applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, gender,
or abilities. Minorities, women, disabled, and veterans are
encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions: To apply online, go to
https://jobs.ucmo.edu . Apply to positions #997459. Applications,
including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement
of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact
information for three references should be submitted.
Initial screening of applications begins October 6, 2023
and continues until positions are filled.
Professional Faculty Hours
Open Until Filled
Full time, 9-month teaching position.
Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in
computer science and cybersecurity and developing new courses
depending upon the expertise of the applicant and departmental
needs, conducting research which leads toward peer-reviewed
publications and/or externally funded grants, and program
assessment. Expected to assist with departmental and university
committee work and service activities, and advising majors.
Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training
- Ph.D. in Computer Science
- Research expertise and/or industrial experiences in
Cybersecurity or Computer Science
- Demonstrated ability to teach existing courses at the
undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Ability to develop a quality research program and secure
- Commitment to engage in curricular development/assessment at
the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- A strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and
continued professional growth.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written,
and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred,
Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple
concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
- Excellent collaborative skills.
- Competence in instructional technology.
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions:
Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful
Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to
acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you understand that the university requires a background
check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected
candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
- Cover Letter
- Teaching and Research Statement