University of Hawaii at Hilo, Computer Science

Position ID:University of Hawaii at Hilo-Computer Science-ICS [#27068]
Position Title: Instructor of Computer Science
Position Type:Teaching stream faculty
Position Location:Hilo, Hawaii 96720, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / Data Science
Appl Deadline:2024/02/26 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/26)
Position Description:    

Instructor of Computer Science

UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences, general funds, full-time, non-tenure-track, nine-month renewable-type appointment to begin approximately on August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

The University of Hawai’i 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 Hawai’i. Ten of the 14 world climate zones exist on the Island of Hawaiʻi, 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) and/or lower-division Data Science (DATA) courses. Examples include courses on basic data science skills, web technology, introductory programming, etc. 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 ongoing 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, Data Science, Information Technology, 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. 
  • Experience with practical data science projects or data science research. 
  • Proficient in Python or R as well as at least one other 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. 
  • Data Science teaching experience. 
  • Industry or research experience related to computer science or data science. 
  • 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 https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu and search for #84335 or Instructor, Computer Science.
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Closing Date: Continuous recruitment, first review on or about February 26, 2024, and will continue until filled.

Inquiries: Dr. Travis Mandel, Email: tmandel@hawaii.edu

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Contact: Travis Mandel, 8089327523
Email: email address
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College of Natural and Health Sciences
200 W. Kawili St
Hilo, HI 96720
Web Page: https://cse.uhh.hawaii.edu/