American University Of Associate Professor/Computer Science / Software Engineering

American University Of Associate Professor/Computer Science / Software Engineering


American University Of Associate Professor/Computer Science / Software Engineering

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American University of Nigeria Associate Professor (Computer Science / Software Engineering) Jobs in Nigeria


Summary of the Position

This position will teach both required and elective Computer Science & Software Engineering courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs.

A strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research is expected.

Areas of teaching emphasis include: Computer Architecture, Programming Languages, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Data Structures, Advanced Database Systems, Theory of Computation, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Data Analytics, Mobile Application Development, Software Testing, Software Requirements Analysis, Software architecture, and Machine Learning.

In addition; S/he must exhibit a strong commitment and willingness to engage students within and beyond the walls of the traditional classroom in accordance with the university’s policy and procedure.

Detailed Listing Of Responsibilities

Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course content and in line with areas of expertise and demonstrable knowledge.

Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; prepare course materials and lesson plans

Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria

Use the established learning management system to support student learning and course administration online enabling students access to course syllabi, learning items and supplementary online resources as well as promoting learning through continuous interactions amongst students and with faculty and continuous assessment on learning progress.

Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered
Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress

Be available for student consultation through office hours or scheduled appointments or by phone or email

Maintain records of enrolment and attendance, assessments and grades, submit class rosters and grade sheets by established deadlines

Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery

Revise and update course content as needed.

Actively contribute to course syllabus and curriculum upgrades working with program chair, dean and school-wide curriculum committee.

Prior experience supervising graduate and doctoral students would be an added advantage.

Initiate and conduct innovative research leading to publications in top-tier refereed journals and award of external research grants;

Engage in research collaborations both locally and internationally;

Participate in professional services to the academic community and support activities that promote and foster links with the profession in the industry and community.

Contribute to departmental strategic areas and activities.

Undertake departmental administrative duties; and

Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of google_ad_client="ca-pub-0326674550430411";google_ad_slot="8387100420";google_ad_width=250;google_ad_height=250; Department or his delegates.

Submit an annual performance review

A commitment to continually updating skillsets and knowledge in the fast-paced IT & Computing area.

Industry experience is a plus for Computer Science faculty and a Must for Software Engineering faculty

Strong evidence of student supervisions at graduate level and success at grant writing is needed.

Requirements for the Position

Hold a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or closely related field

Have at least three years of work experience in higher education after obtaining a PhD – as a teacher and/or researcher

Have a proven record of academic publications in good journals and/or reputable international conferences in computing.

Prior teaching experience in a graduate or undergraduate program and corporate training is expected

Ability and experience teaching across disciplines (e.g. Computer science, software engineering, Information systems.) is a plus.

Experience of American educational system is a plus.

Other requirements, abilities for the position

Current knowledge of the relevant discipline

Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students

Ability to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment

Ability to deliver course outcomes and content through a variety of teaching/learning styles

Ability to use technology effectively in teaching

Respect for students and a genuine interest in their learning

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to student inquiries

Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues

Operate computers and other office equipment and technology

Proven experience and success in teaching in a variety of delivery formats, including face-to-face, online, and blended technologies is preferred

Application Closing Date

28th July, 2020.



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