Tenure Track Faculty - Computer Science

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Computer Science
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Computer Science
Hiring Department Summary

The Computer Science Department is part of the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS). The BS program in computer science is ABET/CAC accredited. The BS program in computer engineering, co-sponsored with the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) Department, is ABET/EAC accredited. The department offers an MS program in computer science and an MS program in software engineering. The computer science department and the EEE department also co-sponsor an MS in computer engineering program.
The department has strong ties with industry and an active industry advisory committee that provides feedback on the educational objectives of our programs and assists in our program assessment. Faculty members have the opportunity to perform research and consult with a wide variety of industries in the area. Computer science faculty take a leadership role at the ECS Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Security Education, designated by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. The department also administers an NSF funded Scholarship for Service program. Further information about the department is available via http://www.ecs.csus.edu/csc.

Essential Duties

- Teaching, supporting, and developing, as necessary, undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories in a range of computer science areas.
- Engaging in research and scholarly activities by publishing in peer-reviewed conferences and/or journal publications.
- Seeking sponsored funding to support laboratory development, research and/or teaching.
- Supervising master’s theses and projects.
- Performing instructionally related duties such as curriculum development, program assessment, and student advising.
- Taking an active role on departmental, college and university committees and participating in professional activities.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field is required by the time of the appointment.
- Expertise in one or more areas of computer science, and an interest in developing curriculum in emerging areas.
- A commitment to excellence in teaching a wide variety of computer science courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Ability to relate theory to practice.
- Ability to work with a diverse student population.
- Commitment to participate in the departmental advising program.
- Evidence of scholarly potential, including but not limited to journal and conference publications, and the potential to obtain external funds for laboratory development, research, and/or teaching.
- Effective written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

- Applicants specializing in any area of computer science will be considered. Those with expertise in areas related to software engineering, embedded systems, or artificial intelligence are especially encouraged to apply.
- Industrial and practical computer science experience.
- College or university teaching experience.
- Interest and ability to develop curricula related to emerging technologies.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0020P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 11/19/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants


-References must be familiar with teaching and research potential.
-Official transcripts required if invited for interview.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

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Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  3. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Scholarly Interests
Optional Documents