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Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor

Posted: 09/19/2021

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Job no: 498968
Department: Computer Science & Software Engineering
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor

Job Summary:
Multiple Assistant/Associate Teaching Professors (non tenure-track position) to teach undergraduate courses as early as Spring Semester 2022. While the position is not tenurable, it is renewable, and there are opportunities for promotions that include longer-term contracts. Responsibilities include teaching foundational courses in computer science, software engineering, and cybersecurity; advising undergraduate students; and providing professional service to the department, college, and institution.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering offers undergraduate Bachelor of Science degrees in computer science and in software engineering. A Master of Science in Computer Science degree is currently the highest degree program offered by the department. Current plans call for the establishment of a Center for cybersecurity research and education through which the department will offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in cybersecurity. A Bachelor of Arts in computer science curriculum is in the approval process. The total number of undergraduate majors is approximately 850, while about 40 students are enrolled in the master’s program. Average class size is in the low thirties. The department’s faculty is comprised of 16 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, six teaching faculty, and eight visiting faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

For appointment as an Assistant Teaching Professor, applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, cybersecurity or a closely related field by date of appointment. To be appointed to Associate rank, the candidate must have three or more years of full-time higher education teaching experience in computer science or software engineering.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with extensive experience in computing or prior teaching experience at the college level who can document excellence in the classroom.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching quality, and a one-page diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be addressed to

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Benefit Eligible:


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin October 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 24 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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