Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • University of Mount Union
  • Alliance, OH 44601, USA
  • Oct 25, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science Position, Tenure-Track
Available in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Responsibilities:
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Mount Union invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science, to begin August 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach specific courses in the computer science curriculum, including, but not limited to, Computer Networks, Operating Systems, Database Theory/Implementation, and Intermediate Programming, along with other courses of interest such as Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Device Programming.

First and foremost, a successful candidate for this position must be passionate about undergraduate computer science education. Excellence in teaching is an absolute requirement for the position; additional expectations of the candidate include professional development and scholarly activity, and service to the Department, the University, and the greater community.

A preference will be given to individuals with previous online teaching experience. We look forward to learning how the applicant's experience in, or future plans for, teaching, scholarship and service would support Mount Union's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and access.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline. ABD may be considered.

Application Details


Available:
August 1, 2022

Compensation:
Competitive, based on qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition exchange for qualified dependents.

Equal Opportunity:
The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Mount Union prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.

Academic Rank:
Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)

Descriptive Information:
The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts. Mount Union's 2,300 students can select from 56 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors and three graduate programs. Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio.

Mount Union's 123-acre campus, located in Alliance, OH, is primarily residential, and $110 million has been invested in its grounds and facilities since 2005. The University strives to make its education accessible to students of all financial backgrounds, and alumni experience outstanding opportunities for success.

For more information, visit www.mountunion.edu.

Mount Union's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers majors in computer science and multi-platform software development, with approximately 45 students in these majors last year. The Department also offers minors in computer science, database management, computer and network security, and web design. Most courses in the Computer Science program meet in a computer teaching lab reserved for the program's exclusive use, providing effective support for a hands-on instructional approach.


Candidates should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references to the Computer Science Assistant Professor Search Committee. Electronic applications are required and can be submitted online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mountunion/jobs/3281239/assistant-professor-of-computer-science. Please direct any questions to the search committee chair, Prof. Blase Cindric, at cindricbb@mountunion.edu. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Mount Union and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com


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