The College of Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for an Associate Head for Online and Continuing Education in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). The successful candidate will also hold a tenured appointment within EECS at the rank of Associate or full Professor.
The selected candidate will initially hold joint appointments as Associate Head (0.50 FTE on a 12-month basis) and Associate or Full Professor (0.50 FTE on a 9-month basis). Reappointment as Associate Head is at the discretion of the School Head.
The Associate Head (AH) oversees the EECS online and continuing education programs, whose principal target markets are students interested in pursuing careers as professional software engineers. Candidates therefore should have experience in software engineering or related disciplines, coupled with experience as a successful teacher and creator of educational content.
Oregon State University maintains an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community, and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment.
Typically requires Ph.D. or terminal degree in related field. Tenure/tenure-track faculty member.
●Earned PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or an allied field ●Participated in launching or maintaining or managing academic-related initiatives ●5+ years of experience with teaching Computer Science or a related field ●Experience with forming and maintaining productive relationships with external partners ●Proven oral and written communication skills ●Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity For the rank of Associate Professor, in addition to qualifications as Associate Head: ●Demonstrated ability to provide inspiration and leadership in research ●Demonstrated ability to attract the necessary funding to sustain a vigorous research program ●Experience serving on academic oversight committees at the graduate or undergraduate level ●A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing the diversity and excellence of the academic community
For the rank of Associate Professor, in addition to qualifications as Associate Head: ●Demonstrated ability to provide inspiration and leadership in research ●Demonstrated ability to attract the necessary funding to sustain a vigorous research program ●Experience serving on academic oversight committees at the graduate or undergraduate level
For the rank of Professor, in addition to qualifications as Associate Head: ●A vigorous research program with ongoing funding support ●Experience successfully collaborating with industry ●A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing the diversity and excellence of the academic community
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions
Work will take place primarily in an online environment in support of the EECS ECampus Program.
Additional Salary Information: Salary to Commensurate with Training, Education and Experience
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