Belhaven University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 2757-CSC [#18377]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: JACKSON, Mississippi 39202, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: 2022/03/28 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/28, finished 2022/07/31, listed until 2022/03/28)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Belhaven University invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position to start by July 2022. Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and student mentorship. The position is open to all areas of scholarly interest, and the successful candidate will have significant input in crafting the goals and vision of the computer science major. Teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Professional experience outside of academia is desirable. Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Responsibilities: • Teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate computer science courses (12 hours a semester) • Advising computer science majors and minors • Participating in department curriculum development, learning outcomes assessment • Fostering career development in students • A successful candidate must articulate a Christian worldview in one's teaching and academic discipline and fully support the University Mission and Statement of Faith.

Institutional Position: Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the University is in a solid position for the future because of a record enrollment, operating budget financial strength as well as significant cash reserves, and innovative and diverse academic programs that will provide multiple income streams after COVID-19. The administration is highly supportive of the Math and Computer Science Department (including recently expanding the 3D-print and computer labs).

To Apply: Confidential exploratory emails or conversations prior to formal application are welcome. The confidential application review process begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred position start date is July 1st, 2022. To apply, please submit the following: • CV • Cover letter outlining your suitability for this position including an explanation of your interest in Christian higher education • 3 to 4 paragraph statement of how you would integrate the Biblical worldview into all instructional content • brief account (750 words or less) of your spiritual pilgrimage including the time and circumstances surrounding your becoming a believer in Christ and your current relationship with Christ. Confidential questions and nominations may be submitted to: Dr. Bradford Smith Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs c/o Kim Campbell, Director of Academic Administration 1500 Peachtree Street Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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Contact: John Estes, 6019685993
Postal Mail:
1500 Peachtree Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202
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