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Assistant Professors/Lecturer - Texas Woman's University, School of the Sciences

Employer
Texas Woman's University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Texas Woman’s University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. TWU is ranked 4thnationally in diversity and is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of over 16,000, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton located 35 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the benefits of employment at TWU is available at https://twu.edu/humanresources/prospective-employees/.

TWU strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.

TWU is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, genetic information, or against qualified disabled persons.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, SCHOOL OF THE SCIENCES - IRC 38059

The Division of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Woman’s University is seeking candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor to teach upper division, graduate and special topics courses in physical chemistry and to contribute to the research efforts of the division. To support our new major in Environmental Chemistry, we are particularly interested in someone whose uses experimental and/or theoretical approaches to investigate environmental issues but all qualified candidates will be considered. An earned PhD in Physical Chemistry or Chemical Physics and Post-Doctoral experience preferred.

This position is part of the Texas Woman’s University College of Arts and Sciences Arts (CAS) diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cluster hiring initiative on diversity and social justice that includes multiple searches across the college. The goals of the cluster hire are to 1) recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars; 2) create a network and support system for a diverse community of scholars; and, 3) support our diverse student population in majors and minors in CAS disciplines.

Please submit the following items as a single combined pdf to Facultyjobs@twu.edu

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. One page Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. One page Research Statement
  5. Copy of graduate transcripts
  6. Contact information for three references (name, address, email, phone number). 

The e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number IRC38059

LECTURER I – COMPUTER SCIENCE – SCHOOL OF THE SCIENCES – IRC 38036

Date Closed: Position is open until filled.

To Apply: Please submit the following items as a single combined pdf to Facultyjobs@twu.edu

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. One page Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. One page Research Statement
  5. Copy of graduate transcripts
  6. Contact information for three references (name, address, email, phone number)

The e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number 38036

Position Description:  The Division of Computer Science in the School of the Sciences at Texas Woman's University invites applicants for the full-time position of Lecturer I in Computer Science. An earned M.S. degree in Computer Science or closely related field is required, Ph.D. preferred. The Division of Computer Science in the School of the Sciences contributes significantly to the mission of the University through scholarly endeavors, engagement of students, and outreach to the community and profession. The Division of Computer Science currently offers undergraduate degrees in computer science, informatics, and health informatics, as well as a Master of Science program in informatics.

Responsibilities:  Applicants must demonstrate effective and engaging teaching practices. Scholarship potential should reflect a strong commitment to teaching computer sciences courses at the undergraduate level. Duties include primarily teaching undergraduate level courses, contributing to the undergraduate computer science curriculum, and playing a key role in the recruitment and engagement of students in computer science and informatics. Strong applicants will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, student engagement, and an interest in education offered in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. Scholarly expectations include engagement in student projects in a collaborative interdisciplinary research setting. Strong candidates will demonstrate the interest and potential to engage in active service to the department, university, and profession. In particular, a demonstrated ability to engage with a diverse, multi-ethnic student body is sought after.

This position is part of the Texas Woman's University College of Arts and Sciences Arts (CAS) diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cluster hiring initiative on diversity and social justice that includes multiple searches across the college. The goals of the cluster hire are to 1) recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars; 2) create a network and support system for a diverse community of scholars; 3) support our diverse student population in majors and minors in CAS disciplines; and 4) strengthen the college's course offerings in diversity and social justice that enhance a university-wide core curriculum with a DEI component.  

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – COMPUTER SCIENCE, SCHOOL OF THE SCIENCES – IRC 38037

Date Closed: Position is open until filled.

To Apply:  Please submit the following items as a single combined pdf to Facultyjobs@twu.edu
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. One page Statement of Teaching Philosophy
4. One page Research Statement
5. Copy of graduate transcripts
6. Contact information for three references (name, address, email, phone number)

The e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number 38037. 

Position Description:  The Division of Computer Science in the School of the Sciences at Texas Woman’s University invites applicants for the full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Computer Science. We particularly seek applicants with expertise in Cybersecurity or closely related field. An earned doctorate in Computer Science or closely related field is required. The Division of Computer Science in the School of the Sciences contributes significantly to the mission of the University through scholarly endeavors, engagement of students, and outreach to the community and profession. The Division of Computer Science currently offers undergraduate degrees in computer science, informatics, and health informatics, as well as a Master of Science program in informatics.

Responsibilities:  Applicants must demonstrate effective and engaging teaching practices, have a research record, and show a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. Duties include teaching undergraduate and master’s level courses, expanding the computer science curriculum, and playing a key role in the continued development of the computer science, cybersecurity, and informatics curriculum at the intersection of statistics, data science, and other sciences which focus on inter-disciplinary practices. Candidates with teaching and research depth in computer science and cybersecurity or closely related area, are especially encouraged to apply.

Strong applicants will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, potential to direct graduate and undergraduate-level research, and an interest in education offered in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. They will have an active research agenda with a record of regional and national presentations and an emerging publication portfolio. Scholarly expectations include initiating sponsored research proposals, working in collaborative interdisciplinary research teams, and leading project design efforts. Candidates are expected to engage students in research by directing undergraduate and graduate projects. Candidates will demonstrate the interest and potential to engage in active service to the department, university, and profession. In particular, a demonstrated ability to work with and engage a diverse, multi-ethnic student body is sought after.

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