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Instructor/Assistant Professor or Professor of Practice Software Engineering

Snow College
Ephraim, UT
Closing date
Sep 20, 2023

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Salary: $78,000.00 - $82,000.00 Annually

Location : Snow College - Ephraim, UT

Job Type: Faculty

Job Number: 00426

Division: Faculty

Department: Engineering/Computer Sciences

Opening Date: 07/31/2023

Closing Date: Continuous

Snow College is seeking a highly motivated software engineering instructor to participate in the continued development and implementation of the Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering Degree Program. This person should have a strong understanding of software engineering principles and practices as well as the ability to effectively communicate and teach these concepts to students. They will guide students through program by instruction, securing internship opportunities, and developing curriculum that matches industry expectations. This position will begin in the Spring 2024 semester.

Rank and Tenure will be determined by degree and experience.

Master's Degree/PhD = Instructor/Assistant Professor, Tenure
Bachelor's Degree = Professor of Practice, Non-Tenure
Minimum Qualifications (Professor of Practice):
  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field required
  • 2 or more years' experience working in Software Engineering, Computer Science or closely related field preferred.
Minimum Qualifications (Instructor/Assistant Professor):
  • Candidates must have a Master's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferably, candidates will have a Ph.D. in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field. Possession of professional experience and a continuous effort of professional development in online pedagogy is required.
  • He or she must have the ability to teach the full-range of courses from foundation level courses in computer science to upper level courses in software engineering. Preference will be given to those with experience with automation in software engineering, web services, data management, and software maintenance.
  • They must possess a student-oriented focus with an ability to inspire the best efforts of students in the classroom, lab, and practicum. Preference will be given to individuals with online teaching experience.
  • They must be proficient in written, oral, presentation, and speaking English. They must be eligible to work legally in the United States.
  • Candidates with experience in curriculum development and design; successful experience working with colleagues and in teams; skills to be an excellent recruiter, advisor, mentor, and connector; or experience working with underrepresented minority students will be given preference.
  • They will also be given preference for programming experience in a variety of languages (C#, JavaScript, Python, etc.). Additional experience in the following areas is valued:

Major Responsibilities/Duties
  • Faculty are expected to teach 15 credit equivalencies per semester and assist in student mentoring, recruiting, and placement. Faculty work on a nine-month contract for Fall and Spring semesters. They will teach typical undergraduate courses in software engineering, software development, and computer science. This is a non-research, teaching-focused, tenure-track position. They may occasionally teach special topics courses in areas of personal interest.
  • They will participate in student recruitment and program marketing. They will advise and mentor computer science and software engineering students. They will also help find employment opportunities for students after the completion of the program.
  • Faculty will also participate in engineering department growth and improvement as well as faculty development activities and college committee assignments.

Additional Information
Please attach the following:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • CV
  • Teaching Philosophy

Applications received by 11:59 PM on September 3rd 2023, will be eligible for review by the hiring committee. Applications received after that date may not be reviewed by the hiring committee unless deemed appropriate by college administration.

Initial screening is based on the responses to the online submitted application, as well as your redacted resume, curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter and teaching philosophy statement. Transcripts or any other submitted material will not be considered during initial screening.

Snow College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. The college strongly encourages individuals from underrepresented groups, women, veterans, and those with disabilities to apply.

With campuses in both Ephraim and Richfield, Snow College offers programs and courses that are highly interactive and are designed to reach a broad spectrum of students: high school students desiring college courses, traditional on-campus students, technical education students, online students, non-traditional students who wish to start or complete a degree. Snow is committed to the success and positive experience of every one of these students.

Snow College is a two-year public college, and in January 2020, The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked Snow College #1 in the nation for student success in two-year colleges. Located in the heart of Utah, at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, Snow College is one of the oldest comprehensive two-year college in the Western United States.

The College was established in 1888; excellence continues to be the hallmark of all our work and activities. We are the preferred choice of approximately 6,000 students, with 600 students attending the Richfield campus, who want a small College experience filled with a variety of many different activities, events, and performances. With campuses located in Ephraim, Richfield, and online, students complete degrees in Associate of Arts, Science, or Applied Science with numerous specialized, short-term technical training certificates and diplomas including a few Bachelor's degrees. To learn more about Snow College, please visit our website or see our job brochure.

Snow College offers benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement, and more.

Below is an estimate of the benefits you would receive according to the salary listed in the example:
Salary:Total Benefits (based on a family plan, including retirement, life insurance, FICA, disability etc.):$80,000$39,390
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