Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science

Jacksonville, Illinois, United States

Job description

Illinois College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science beginning in August 2018. The successful candidate will have the ability and interest to teach a broad range of undergraduate computer science topics in a liberal arts setting. The candidate should be a creative teacher, with an interest in computer science education. Strong preference for ability to teach software engineering/software development; knowledge of data science or cyber security considered a plus; but any area of specialization considered.

A doctorate in computer science or a closely related field required; ABD will be considered with clear plan for completion.

Illinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 70 miles northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois State Capitol. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. Illinois College promotes academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity through an increasingly diverse student population, currently comprised of 26 percent underrepresented students. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service, fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning, while preparing students for lifelong success.

How to apply

Applicants should submit

  • a letter of application
  • a C.V.
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body
  • undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • a statement of research philosophy
  • samples of scholarship
  • three letters of reference

Please send all materials in PDF files to deansearch@mail.ic.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Illinois College is a small residential liberal arts college offering exceptional education at an affordable cost on a safe and beautiful campus. For over 180 years, Illinois College has prepared young men and women for lives of leadership and service.