Instructor of Computer Science

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI

Job posting number: #7126077

Posted: February 21, 2023

Job Description

UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences, position number 84335, general funds, full-time, non-tenure-track, nine-month renewable-type appointment to begin approximately on August 2023, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

The University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH Hilo) is a state university with a private college atmosphere. We offer small class sizes, a diverse student body, and a low student-to-faculty ratio. We are located in the colorful town of Hilo, which is surrounded by natural beauty on the Big Island of Hawaii. Ten of the 14 world climate zones exist on the Island of Hawaii, making it a living laboratory for the study of volcanoes, astronomy, agriculture, marine science, and other natural sciences. UH Hilo has consistently ranked #1 as one of the "Most Diverse National Universities" by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 Best Colleges Rankings. U.S. News & World Report, 2023 Best Colleges Rankings.

The successful candidate will be able to make an impact on a small but dynamic CS department, and also have the opportunity to contribute to a growing and expanding data science program.

Duties: Primarily teach lower-division Computer Science (CS) (such as discrete math, introductory programming, web technology, computer science principles, etc.), and/or lower-division Data Science (DATA) courses. Teach other CS and/or DATA core courses as necessary. Maintain and update course curricula and teaching/learning materials for courses as new technologies become available. Participate in on-going course and curriculum development activities in the department as a whole. Advise students and maintain office hours. Carry out other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science or a closely related discipline from an accredited college or university. Ability to communicate clearly in written and spoken English. Experience in teaching (or serving as a teaching assistant for) CS and/or DATA courses. Proficient in at least one object-oriented programming language.

Desirable Qualifications: Evidence of high-quality undergraduate instruction (e.g. course evaluations) in CS and/or DATA courses. Experience with improving their teaching based on student/faculty feedback. Experience with C++ and/or Python. Data Science experience (teaching, research, projects, etc.), Attentive to detailed student feedback tasks. Previous experience teaching, studying, or doing research in a small college/university setting.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: For a complete description, application instructions and to apply, please visit and search for #84335 or Instructor, Computer Science. Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Closing Date: First review date March 2, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled

Inquiries: Dr. Travis Mandel; [email protected]

University of Hawai`i at Hilo is an EEO/AA Employer M/W/Disability/Veterans

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Job posting number:#7126077
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Hawaii
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