Department/College College of Arts & Sciences
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science, (tenure
Job Category Faculty
Posting Number 00310
Full or Part Time Full-Time
If Temporary, number of months
Teaching a variety of upper-division (junior/senior) courses in support
of Computer Science Programs,
Developing and delivering courses in a variety of modes, including
traditional, blended, and online courses that ensure quality and effective
Working with a range of students in Computer Science and Information
Technology to assist them in achieving academic and career success,
Engaging in professional development and/or scholarship appropriate for a
teaching institution to maintain currency in disciplinary field(s),
Holding office hours and advising students,
Serving on committees and accreditation efforts,
Contributing to the University's mission in terms of undergraduate
teaching, research, creative activities, etc., and
Assuming any other professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by
An earned Ph.D. or ABD with degree completion by August, 2022 in Computer
Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology or related
area of computing from a regionally accredited institution,
Strong foundation in core Computer Science concepts, including but not
limited to programming and the capability to teach multiple courses that
utilize different programming languages, and
College-level teaching experience.
Desired areas of expertise include cybersecurity, software and systems, data
science, artificial intelligence, or machine learning.
Salary Band: AS210
To view salary schedules, visit: www. athens.edu/human-resources/salary-
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Located in historic Athens, Alabama, Athens State University offers junior and
senior-level coursework to community college graduates and transfer students
holding sufficient credits from other institutions. Presently, over 3,100
students have selected Athens State because of its neighborly environment
where 50 majors and degree programs are offered, with courses taught by a
supportive and exceptional faculty. Approximately 80% of the students are
enrolled in at least one online course. The typical student is a working adult
who commutes. Recently, the University was featured in the 2015 Best Value
Online College Rankings by OnlineU.org for four online programs including
computer science, accounting, education and human resources. The University
offers undergraduate degree programs in Liberal Arts, Teacher Preparation, and
Business. The University employs more than 350 full and part-time employees
with approximately 90 full-time faculty members in three colleges: College of
Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education. Seventy-five
percent of the full-time faculty members hold a terminal degree. The
University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges.
Athens, Alabama is located in north Alabama equidistant between Nashville, TN
and Birmingham, AL. Athens is home to several events and festivals that have
been featured as the Southeast Tourism Society's “Top 20 Events in the
Southeast” including the Athens Storytelling Festival and the Tennessee Valley
Old Time Fiddlers Convention.
Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Athens State University, as an equal
opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with all applicable
federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action.
Athens State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic
information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or
participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or concerns
may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President of Enrollment and Student
Support Services, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, 256- 233-8175.
Background Check Statement
In accordance with Athens State University Policy and guidelines, the
applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a
criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a
clearance notification from that criminal background check.
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies
minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official
transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted.
Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of transcripts from all
colleges and universities attended. Please provide contact information for
three professional references on your application. Include correct email
addresses if available.
Athens State University participates in the E-verify System to verify
employment eligibility for all newly-hired employees.
For assistance, contact the Human Resources Office at 256-216-3333 or email us
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