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Software Engineering Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor
Iowa State University
Location: Ames, Iowa
Internal Number: R7672
Software Engineering Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (www.ece.iastate.edu) invites applications for a term teaching faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor level to coordinate and teach undergraduate courses in the software engineering program (overseen by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the College of Engineering) per academic year.Â These courses must be taught in person.Â This is a full-time term faculty, 9-month position for an initial 3-year term with potential for renewal.Â Term faculty members are not eligible for tenure but can be reviewed for advancement into senior ranks.
Candidates are expected to have an excellent record of achievement in teaching or engineering practice in Computer or software engineering or a closely related discipline.Â Successful candidates will have experience that demonstrates the capability for long-term leadership in engineering education.Â Candidates are also expected to exhibit excellent communication skills and share our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates for this position must hold a degree(s) in software engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or a closely related field.
Candidates at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank must have a Ph.D., an MS plus 3 years of relevant work experience, or a BS degree plus 5 years of relevant work experience.Â
Candidates at the Associate Teaching Professor rank must have either a record of teaching experience; and either a Ph.D. plus 5 years of relevant work experience, an MS degree plus 8 years of relevant work experience, or a BS degree plus 10 years of relevant work experience.
Candidate at the Full Teaching Professor rank must have a record of teaching experience; and either a Ph.D. plus 10 years of relevant work experience, an MS degree plus 13 years of relevant work experience, or a BS degree plus 15 years of relevant work experience.
Evidence of ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse student, faculty, and staff populations.
Evidence of ability to excel in the classroom teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Experience in teaching classes with topics such as software project management, software architecture, or software testing and maintenance.
Teaching experience in ABET-accredited programs that exceed the minimum requirements for the rank.
Industry experience in software project management, software architecture, software development, or software testing.
Department/Program & College Description:
About the Department
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University is home to more than 60 faculty and is associated with 11 research centers and institutes. The department boasts 20 IEEE Fellows, over $15.4M in research expenditures (FY20), and one of the largest ECpE enrollments in the nation. For more information about our departmentâs engineering programs, go to www.ece.iastate.edu. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (College of Engineering) and the Department of Computer Science (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) jointly administer the Software Engineering Program with a Director overseeing the program.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State Universityâs Principles of Community.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.Â However, to receive full consideration, application materials should be received by May 30, 2022.Â All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position online at jobs.iastate.edu.
The following documents are required to be submitted as four separate PDF files (one for each required item numbered below):Â
1) Letter of application (including information about the desired rank) that briefly discusses how the candidate meets each of the required and preferred qualifications; please include a brief statement describing the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on your work conditions and productivity
2) Curriculum Vitae or resume
3) Contact information for at least three references, including name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and other pertinent information
4) Other documents (maximum of one page each) combined into one PDF:
A teaching statement summarizing the teaching experience in software engineering-related topics and your plan on bringing practical aspects of the software engineering field into your teaching. Please include evidence of your teaching accomplishments, such as teaching evaluations, teaching awards, or education-related publications. Industrial training in the software engineering context is considered relevant experience.
A statement of experiences promoting diversity and inclusion, which could include advocacy, support, study, and experience with individuals and issues outside the candidateâs personal background, either in a university or in an industry setting.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
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