Instructor of Computer Science

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Instructor, Instructional Faculty
Working Title Instructor of Computer Science
Department 220820-Computer Science
Pay Rate Per faculty salary model
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 998560
Classification Faculty
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 this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position #998560 and/or #997344.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of transcripts showing all degrees completed; and (4) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

Official transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation will be requested for candidates invited for on-campus interview.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is August 2018.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. Songlin Tian, Search Committee Chair at or phone 660-543-4930.

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 02/14/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

The School of Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Central Missouri is accepting applications for two non tenure-track positions in Computer Science at the rank of Instructor. The appointment will begin August 2018. We are looking for faculty excited by the prospect of shaping our school’s future and tributing to its sustained excellence.
Duties will include teaching undergraduate courses in computer science, cybersecurity and/or software engineering, and developing new courses depending upon the expertise of the applicant and school needs, program accreditation and assessment. Faculty are expected to assist with school and university committee work and service activities, and advising majors. The typical teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES – Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model. During the annual review process, all employees will be rated on how well they model these behaviors.

Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful involvement of employees and students.
Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.
Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.
Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education and jobs.
Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

Education & Formal Training Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training

M.S. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity or Software Engineering.

Computer Skills Presentation, Class Management Software, Other - Blackboard preferred

The successful candidate has demonstrated ability to teach existing courses at the undergraduate level. 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, Management and/or administration skills, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions:
Ability to Keyboard

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
Optional Documents