Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Computer Science

  • Augustana College
  • Rock Island, IL
  • Jun 03, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description

 

Company Description:

Augustana College is a selective liberal arts and sciences college of 2,500 students, including 26 percent first generation college students, 23 percent Pell Grant students, 24 percent students of color, and 12 percent international students. Our beautifully wooded and largely residential campus is located in Rock Island, IL, a diverse Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities metropolitan area along the Mississippi River with 400,000 residents about three hours west of Chicago. 

Strengthening our diverse and inclusive community is central to the college's mission and strategic plan. We seek applicants with an interest in fostering rigorous, inclusive, and high-impact learning environments for a diverse student body. Details about Augustana College, our expectations of the faculty, the selection process, and the Quad Cities all are available at Teaching at Augustana.

Job Description:

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Computer Science in the Mathematics and Computer Science department beginning in August of the 2021-2022 academic year. 

A PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline is required at or near the time of appointment. Applicants should be interested in teaching a broad range of undergraduate CS courses. Faculty are evaluated based on evidence of teaching effectiveness, participation in scholarship and service to the college community. Faculty development benefits include a professional meeting allowance and institutional start up grants to promote your scholarly interests. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to help shape the future of a small but vibrant computer science program.

Review of applications will begin immediately and close on June 24, 2021.

Requirements:

A PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline is required at or near the time of appointment.

Additional Information:

Augustana College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Augustana College provides equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Application Instructions:

A complete application will include: a cover letter indicating an interest in teaching in an interdisciplinary liberal arts setting, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcript, a teaching statement demonstrating commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, and a research statement highlighting potential collaboration with undergraduate students. Questions should be directed to Stacey Rodman, Department Chair at staceyrodman@augustana.edu . 

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