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Instructor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 062900 - Computer Science and Engineering
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

The Instructor in Computer Science and Engineering is under the administrative supervision of the Computer Science and Engineering Department Head. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate, and possibly split-level courses, as well as advising undergraduate students. Instructor will also serve on Undergraduate Studies Committee and aid in Undergraduate Curriculum development.

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

Part of the Bagley College of Engineering, the department has approximately 680 undergraduate majors and 85 graduate students. The department offers undergraduate programs in Computer Science and Software Engineering, jointly administers an undergraduate program in Computer Engineering with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and is in the process to offer a Cybersecurity undergraduate program soon. At the graduate level, we offer M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and M.S. degree in Cyber Security and Operations, and the faculty directs graduate students in Computational Engineering. Certificates in Information Assurance, Cyber Operations and Computational Biology are also available. In the last fiscal year, research expenditures totaled to about $6 million dollars. Research core areas for the department are security and cryptography, artificial intelligence, computational science, visualization and graphics, bioinformatics, parallel and distributed computing, software engineering, human-robot interaction, augmented and virtual reality, and computer science education. Faculty in the department are active in many university research centers such as the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, the Center for Cyber Innovation, the Center for Computational Science, and the Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing & Biotechnology. Mississippi State University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, Cyber Defense Research and Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency. The High Performance Computing Collaboratory at Mississippi State University houses a collection of supercomputers, among which Orion is the 4th fastest in U.S. academia.

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2021

Tenure Track Status:

Non-tenure track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and possibly split-level courses.
Advise undergraduate students.
Serve on Undergraduate Studies Committee.
Aid in Undergraduate Curriculum development.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in Computer Science or closely related field, or the equivalent in training and experience.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):

Yes

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Computer Science or closely related field, or the equivalent in training and experience.
Teaching experience in Computer Science or closely related field at the college level.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:  http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/

Interested candidates must apply at www.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach cover letter, resume'/vitae, names and contact information for at least three professional references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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