Visiting Assistant Professor, Computer Science



Job description

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Job Description:

The Math and Computer Science Department at Wittenberg University seeks to hire a full-time, visiting assistant professor beginning August 1, 2023.  The appointment will be for one year, but with possible renewal up to three years.  Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  The successful candidate is expected to join the department faculty in teaching the full range of undergraduate computer science courses, namely programming courses in Python and Java, computer organization, computer theory, algorithms, and/or databases.  Additionally, candidates will be expected to support established programs in computer science, cybersecurity, information systems, and data science.


A Ph.D. in computer science is preferred; candidates that are ABD working toward Ph.D. completion will be considered. A doctorate in a related field or a Master’s degree in computer science may be considered.  Candidates must have a strong commitment and interest in teaching in the liberal arts and sciences context.  For further information about the position, please contact the chair of the Math and Computer Science Department, Dr. Alyssa Hoofnagle, at [email protected].

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.   Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

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Employment at Wittenberg University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of applicable background checks including but not limited to: criminal records, educational verifications, driving records (when job-related), and/or credit history (when job related).

How to apply

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

Interested applicants must apply online; applications will not be accepted by email or postal mail.  As part of the application process, please upload:

  • A cover letter/letter of application;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • Statement of teaching philosophy containing evidence of successful teaching;
  • A statement that addresses your interest in teaching in a baccalaureate program at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values;
  • Unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts

In addition, please ask your referees (three) to send their recommendation letters via email directly to Deborah Edwards Academic Administrative Assistant for Math & Computer Science at [email protected].

Applicants who require accommodation during any stage of the hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (937) 327-7517 or email [email protected].

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