Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Posting Number: F000257

Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science and engineering, with a start date of either August 2022, January 2023 or August 2023. A PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field in computing is required, and teaching experience in computer science/engineering is strongly desired. ABDs within one year of degree completion will be considered. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications, we anticipate appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor.

We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in database systems, machine learning/data mining, software engineering, human computer interaction, theoretical computing, or all areas of computer engineering. In addition to their area of specialization, primary teaching responsibilities will center on core computer science and/or computer engineering courses. Candidates should have demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and must be committed to ongoing scholarship while actively engaging undergraduates. We have a very attractive teaching load at 5 courses (20 credit hours) per year. We strongly believe in work-life balance and a non-competitive, collaborative work environment.
North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center (2017), and a new Health Sciences and Engineering building (2020). The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine and Niche.com. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should complete the Application and upload a cover letter (clearly stating their desired start date), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and plans, and name and contact information for three professional references in PDF format.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Dr. Sun-il Kim, Chair, Computer Science and Engineering Department, at [email protected].Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

If you are hired, in accordance with College policy and Executive Order 2021-20, we will require you to provide proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Those who remain unvaccinated must participate in weekly COVID-19 testing as a condition of employment.

For more information about the College’s vaccine expectation along with other helpful information regarding the College’s current health and safety protocols-go to covid.northcentralcollege.edu/healthNumber of Vacancies: 1

EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.Open Until Filled: No

How to apply

Apply online

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

North Central values diversity and is committed to social justice, equity and inclusiveness. Experience working with diverse populations and communities will be weighed in the candidate’s favor.

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.