Tenure-track Computer Science and Engineering Instructor

  • Clark College
Full Time Academia-Higher Ed Education Engineering Information Technology

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track Computer Science and Engineering Instructor. Department and college service work is expected with the position (as assigned by the Division or college) to support the institutional mission and goals, foremost being student success and retention. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. This position begins September 15, 2017.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in its programs and activities. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of the college. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

General Faculty Responsibilities

•    Instruct classes utilizing techniques and knowledge of the discipline that engage and facilitate student learning
•    Advise and assist students in educational and career development
•    Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in department and college committees
•    Work collaboratively with colleagues, local industries, and other educational partners to create effective and sustainable learning opportunities at Clark College
•    Pursue professional development that strives to enhance teaching and learning environment in the department and college
•    Work to enhance and support all forms of diversity on campus

Minimum Qualifications

•    Master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
•    Five years of related industry experience
•    Development experience in at least one high-level programming language or digital design
•    Ability and willingness to work well with people of all ages from diverse academic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
•    Ability and willingness to work cooperatively in a variety of department-level activities and willingness to contribute to college-wide projects
Preferred Qualifications

•    College-level teaching experience in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering
•    Demonstrated ability to teach Programming, Data Structure, Digital Design, Computer Organization, Electrical Circuits, Signals/Systems or Microprocessors
•    Experience developing software in C and Java programming languages
•    Project management experience
•    Experience using a variety of teaching and assessment techniques, including the use of technologies that enhance student success

Salary Statement
Starting salary is $50,000 (non-negotiable). Faculty may be eligible to advance every other year; current top step is $71,976. Salary is for a 173-day contract; additional compensation is available for summer and moonlight teaching, and doctoral and vocational stipends.

    Required Online Application Materials:
•    Clark College Online Application, including names of five references
•    Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
•    Current résumé
•    Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office
•    Responses to the following supplemental questions included in the online application
1.    Describe your teaching philosophy.
2.    Describe strategies you have used to ensure your teaching is effective and students are succeeding.
3.    What have you done or would you like to do to increase educational outreach to ethnically and culturally diverse students?  
4.    Describe any special interest areas you have within your discipline. How do you keep current within your field of academic interest?

Please apply online using the below "APPLY NOW" button.

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.

Application Deadline: Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., May 1, 2017.

Condition of employment:
Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133.  The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed here:  http://www.clark.edu/campus-life/student-support/security/report.php

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

Clark College Human Resources
March 29, 2017

Education Requirements

Graduate Degree