Faculty Position: Director of CIS Online Graduate Education

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) at Temple University invites applications for the Director of CIS Online Graduate Education position.

The Director will lead the design, implementation, and management of innovative online programs that are attractive to a diverse range of prospective graduate students and prepare them for success in computing-related careers. The Director will develop and implement strategic plans and curriculum proposals for online education in the CIS department, will promote CIS online programs, develop course materials for CIS online programs, and train faculty in online CIS curriculum development. An ideal applicant will have a PhD degree in computer science (or a related discipline) and experience in developing and teaching online computer science courses.
This position is a non-tenure track 12-month academic appointment. Temple University offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Summer efforts include development of online course materials and teaching online and traditional courses. Applications should be submitted electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12065. Submitted materials should include a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement that emphasizes knowledge of and experience with online learning, and a statement describing contributions to academic research or industry experience. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 1, 2018 for priority consideration.
Recently celebrating its 50th year anniversary, CIS is one of the oldest computer science departments in the country and is experiencing tremendous growth in its research and academic programs. The department has a growing and vibrant student population, with more than 1,000 undergraduate majors and over 100 graduate students enrolled in bachelor’s master’s, and doctoral degree programs. In addition to our flagship degrees in Computer Science and Information Science and Technology, we also offer several innovative programs that allow students to specialize in areas of computing, including degrees and certificates in Data Science, an interdisciplinary degree in Computer Science and Physics, and a certificate in Computer Security and Digital Forensics. CIS is among the top 50 computer science departments in the US based on the 2018 ARWU Shanghai Subject Ranking and among the top 75 departments based on publication and citation measures, according to www.csrankings.org.
Temple University is a Carnegie R1 (highest research activity) institution that serves more than 39,000 students and is placed as No. 46 among public universities by the U.S. News ranking. Located in the heart of Philadelphia (the 5th largest city in U.S. known for its arts, culture and history, and affordable living), Temple University is in close proximity to many outstanding academic institutions, research centers, and industry partners in information technology, healthcare, biotechnology, and finance.
For more information, send an email to jamie.payton@temple.edu with “Director of CIS Online Graduate Education” as the subject. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative employer with a strong commitment to the quality of faculty life and achieving a diverse community. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.