Computer and Information Sciences – Visiting Faculty – HigherEdJobs

July 22, 2012 by  
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The University of St. Thomas Computer and Information Sciences Department invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position to begin September 2012, at the rank of assistant professor or instructor. The position will not continue beyond one year. Applicants should have an excellent background in the area of systems analysis and design. Additional preferred skills include web development, accounting information systems, E-commerce, and/or technology project management. Evidence of successful teaching experience is essential. MA (or ABD) in Information Systems is required; PhD preferred. Since these are teaching positions without expectations for research or service, the teaching load will be eight courses over the year over fall, J-Term and spring terms; teaching schedules likely will be five days a week. The successful candidate will also serve as a faculty advisor to department majors. Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 11,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs. Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission. The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.

Applications should be submitted online at, and include 1) a cover letter that includes discussion of the candidate’s teaching experience, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a sample of writing in the discipline, 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 5) transcripts (unofficial versions are acceptable). In addition, candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent, either by email to (pdf format preferred) or by mail to: CISC Department Chair OSS 402; University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave.; St. Paul, MN 55105-1096. To be guaranteed full consideration all application materials should be received by May 17, 2012. Positions are open until filled. Please direct any questions to the CISC Department Chair at

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