California State University, Chico
Department of Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at California State
University, Chico seeks applicants for two full-time, tenure-track
faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate
Professor. The positions to begin August 2022.
The Department of Computer Science offers an ABET accredited
bachelor's degree in Computer Science, an ABET accredited
bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems, and a master's
degree in Computer Science. The Department has approximately
400 undergraduate computer science majors, 100 computer information
systems majors, and 60 computer science Master's students.
The department is in the College of Engineering, Computer Science,
and Construction Management. Please visit the Department
website at http://www.csuchico.edu/csci and
the College website at http://www.csuchico.edu/ecc.
The minimum educational requirement is a terminal degree in
Computer Science, Information Systems or a closely related
field. Candidates nearing completion of the terminal degree
may be considered, however, all requirements for conferral of the
degree must be met no later than August 1, 2022.
Additional minimum requirements are: the ability to teach a
broad range of Computer Science and/or Computer Information Systems
topics and strong written and verbal communication skills.
The successful candidate should include in the cover letter
evidence of their commitment to or experience promoting and
fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals
from diverse backgrounds (39% of our undergraduates report
belonging to an underrepresented group).
Candidates in all areas of Computer Science and Information
Systems are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to
candidates in networking, machine learning, systems, web
development, cybersecurity, and mobile development.
Preference will also be given to candidates with teaching
experience. Research and industry experience is
This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas
of teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching assignments
are based upon qualifications and preferences of the instructor and
the needs of the department. Most courses are undergraduate
major courses in computer science. The Department offers a
couple computer information systems courses and a couple graduate
level courses each semester. Faculty are required to perform
scholarship activities such as technical research, education
research, publishing academic works, applying for grants, and
mentoring student research projects. Required service
responsibilities include participating in committee work, student
advising, and supporting the department.
The city of Chico offers an outstanding quality of life, and is
often rated one of the best small U. S. cities (MSN.com rated Chico
among the top eight college towns in the U.S.). With a
population of approximately 100,000 people, it has the feel of a
friendly small town but it is also a cultural, entertainment,
dining, and shopping hub of north central California. Chico has a
great four season climate, with mild winters and 250 days of
sunshine. Chico has an innovative public school system that
offers everyone a choice of schools, and has several special
programs (e.g., Spanish immersion, and academic plus) along with a
vibrant charter school community. Its location at the base of
the Sierra Nevada foothills offers excellent access for hiking,
camping, skiing, boating, rock climbing, and fishing.
CSU Chico is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining
the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The
university enrolls over 17,000 students annually; 44% are White,
36% are Latinx, 6% are Asian, 2.7% are African American, and 5.6%
are multi-racial/ethnic. We proudly hold Hispanic-Serving
Institution (HSI) designation, and over half of students will be
the first in their family to earn a bachelor’s degree.
The ideal candidate will share Chico State’s demonstrated
commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, have prior
experience working in culturally and socio-economically diverse
learning environments, and will contribute to student success
through inclusive pedagogy, as well as research and service to the
university and surrounding North State communities. We acknowledge
and are mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that were
originally occupied by the first people of this area, the
Initial review of applications begins December 1, 2021 and will
continue until the position is filled. Application
instructions are provided on the official job posting which is
available at: https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/6924
Contact Dr. Tyson Henry, Chair Computer Science Search Committee
at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any
The California State University requires faculty, staff, and
students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized
against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption.
Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this
requirement. The policy can be found at
calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/. Questions can be
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An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for
California State University, Chico can be obtained by contacting
the Chico State University Police Department (530-898-5555) or by
accessing the following website: www.csuchico.edu/up/clery_report.shtml
CSU, Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race,
religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic
information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or
protected veteran status and only employ individuals authorized to
work in the U.S.
For disability-related accommodations, please call the ADA
Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.
We acknowledge and are mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands
that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the