John Carroll University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: JCU-VAP [#14525]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cleveland, Ohio 44118, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Starting Date: 2020/01/09
Application Deadline: 2019/10/16help popup (posted 2019/09/18, listed until 2019/11/01)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at John Carroll University invites applications for a visiting faculty position in Computer Science, to begin January, 2020.  Full consideration will be given to applications that are complete by October 16, 2019, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The initial appointment will be for one semester (January 9, 2020 through May 17, 2020), but the position may be renewable for the 2020-2021 academic year subject to departmental needs and administrative approval.  The teaching responsibility involves approximately 12 hours per semester, usually 3 to 4 courses. 

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related discipline is required for the rank of Assistant Professor, but candidates who have made significant progress towards the Ph.D. are also encouraged to apply at the rank of Instructor. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellence in the teaching of Computer Science in a liberal arts setting, have the ability to teach both introductory and upper-level courses, and will be committed to working closely with students and faculty from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.  Candidates should also be committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in the field of Computer Science.

The department prides itself in offering a diverse selection of majors:  Computer Science, Computer Science with Healthcare Information Technology, Data Science, Mathematics, and Teaching Mathematics.  As a small, dynamic department, we offer the opportunity for faculty and students to explore trending areas, experiment with new pedagogy, and encourage creativity in developing new classes and programs.

Applicants are required to apply electronically through MathJobs.org.  A complete application consists of a letter of application (cover letter), CV, at least three letters of recommendation, statement on teaching, statement on research, and unofficial copies of graduate transcripts. Questions about the department, program, or this position can be directed to Dr. Barbara D’Ambrosia, Mathematics and Computer Science Department Chair, at bdambrosia@jcu.edu or (216) 397-4682.

John Carroll University is a private, coeducational, Catholic and Jesuit university of 3200 students providing programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and business at the undergraduate level and in selected areas at the master's level.  John Carroll is within thirty minutes of downtown Cleveland and the center of Cleveland’s outstanding arts and cultural community.  For additional information on the University and the Department, please visit:  https://jcu.edu/academics/math-compsci.

John Carroll University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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