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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY
FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
OAA POSITION NO. 16-17 COMPUTER SCIENCE - TT
( 2 Positions)
THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, a diverse student body, and a choice
of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. The ten major buildings of
the Hayward Hills campus, on 342 acres, contain over 150 classrooms and
teaching laboratories, over 177 specialized instructional rooms, numerous
computer labs and a library, which contains a collection of over one million
items. The University also has campuses in Contra Costa County, Online,
and in Oakland, California. With an enrollment of approximately 13,000
students and 600 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges: Letters,
Arts, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Allied
Studies; and Science. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 50 fields,
minors in 61 fields, master’s degrees in 37, and 1 doctoral degree program.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Computer Science has 13 full-time faculty members, with a wide range of backgrounds and interests.
The faculty is committed to teaching its undergraduate and Master’s
level students. In a typical quarter, the Department will offer over 30
undergraduate and about 20 graduate classes. Classes are offered both
in day and evening. Classes are generally small, with many opportunities
for faculty-student contact. The Department offers a variety of degrees:
B.S. in Computer Science (with possible options in Networking and Data
Communications, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering), and
M.S. in both Computer Science and Computer Networks. Currently, there
are more than 400 undergraduate majors and over 250 students in the
DUTIES OF THE POSITION ( 2 positions currently available): Teaching
courses at B.S. and M.S. levels, curriculum development at both levels,
and sustaining a research program. Please note that teaching assignments
at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward,
Concord and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have
advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/
or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee
responsibilities. The ideal candidate for this position is able to:
1. Teach a wide range of computer science courses including most or all
of the core subject matter at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Preference will be given to those with expertise in emerging areas.
2. Support offerings for undergraduate C.S. students including teaching
courses, developing the undergraduate curriculum, and engaging
undergraduate students in research.
3. Support offerings for graduate C.S. students including teaching
courses, guiding M.S. theses, developing the graduate comprehensive
4. Advise Computer Science students.
5. Participate in departmental activities such as curriculum development,
assessment, outreach, etc.
6. Develop and continue ongoing research activities, service and leadership.
RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon
educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Quarter, 2017
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science
by September 2017. Applicants must be able to teach undergraduate
and master’s level courses in most of the standard computer science
core subjects. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching,
mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to
contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally,
applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. Candidate’s
accomplishments should be commensurate with their professional level.
This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty
with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more
information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students
with disabilities see:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The deadline for applications is October 31, 2016;
review of applications will begin November 1, 2016. The position, however,
will be considered open until filled. Please submit a letter of application,
which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a
complete and current vita; names and email addresses of three references,
three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and
evidence of teaching and research abilities.
Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully
authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are
contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s
identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the
Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a
criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be
completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.
For instructions on how to apply, please visit:
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the
basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability,
gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual
orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of
diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for
its diverse student body.