Elmhurst College

Position ID: 2078-TTAP [#12224]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Elmhurst, Illinois 60126, United States
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: none (posted 2018/08/02)
Position Description:    

Elmhurst College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS). Scholarly interest in areas include, but are not limited to: machine learning, intelligent systems, database systems, security, computer networking, Internet of Things, compilers, or parallel systems.

Main teaching responsibilities include introductory courses such as CS I & II, as well as upper division electives within the CS curriculum. The teaching load is six courses per year.

Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The CSIS department houses three traditional undergraduate majors: CS, Computer Gaming and Entertainment Technology, and Information Systems. It also offers master-level degrees in Data Science and Computer Information Technology. The CS major design is based upon the ACM2013 guidelines. Course load is 6 courses per year and the candidate will be expected to teach the majority of courses in the CS major. Class sizes range between 10-20 students. Student-faculty research is encouraged and a willingness to participate in extracurricular CS-related activities, such as a local programming competition or e-sports, is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications: Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential. Candidates should have a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body. A PhD in Computer Science, a Computational Science related discipline, or Applied Mathematics with significant experience in software development is required by September 1, 2019.

Applications are being accepted (only) online http://elmhurst.simplehire.com/postings/836

Questions can be directed to Dr. John Jeffrey, Department Chair of Computer Science and Information Systems, johnj@elmhurst.edu.


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Elmhurst College
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Web Page: www.elmhurst.edu

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