Faculty Position (exempt)
Position TitleVisiting Computer Science Position
DepartmentComputer Science/Information Technology
Basic FunctionCalifornia Lutheran University (www.callutheran.edu) invites applications for a visiting position in Computer Science/Information Technology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, including advanced database management, data mining, and big data analytics and infrastructure (based on technologies such as Hadoop and NoSQL) as well as computer security, graphical user interface, software engineering. The position will commence in August 2014. Candidates with a PhD in computer science or a related field are preferred. The successful candidate should demonstrate evidence of high-quality teaching, ideally a good research profile as well as the capacity for collegial service including student advising. California Lutheran University offers various computer-related programs in their traditional undergraduate computer science program (School of Arts and Sciences), their graduate computer science and Information Technology programs (School of Management) and the Bachelor Degree for Professionals (adult learning). The visiting professor is expected to teach computer science/Information Technology courses across these three programs.
EnvironmentCalifornia Lutheran University is a diverse scholarly community dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies. The university prides itself both on the quality of its teaching with focus on experiential learning as well as the breadth of its faculty research and its diverse student population. Courses at California Lutheran University are carefully designed to provide students a wealth of "hands-on" opportunities. They combine the study of fundamental theory and its practice, with the application of new technologies to real world problems. The multidisciplinary faculty support collaborative teaching and research with far reaching impact towards solving real world problems in the areas of Computer Science and Information Technology. The student body at California Lutheran University is diverse. Students come from all continents and work in collaborative teams towards solving real-world computer science problems. California Lutheran University is located along the Highway 101 corridor, in Thousand Oaks, California (approximately one hour's drive north of Los Angeles and one hour's drive south of Santa Barbara). The area provides many opportunities for computer science and Information technology students to be employed by a wide range of tech enabled companies such as WellPoint, Amgen, Boeing, Teradyne, 21th Century Insurance to name a few.
Application ProcedureApplications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, results of teaching surveys and the contact information for three referees. Please submit your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2014.
California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.