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Professor of Computer and Information Sciences

Apply now Job no: 492404
Work type: Faculty, Full-Time
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Faculty

Job Title: Professor of Computer & Information Sciences

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Computer and Info. Sciences

Campus Location: Ott Hall of Sciences & Nursing

Summary of Position:    Indiana Wesleyan University seeks applications for the new Clapp Endowed Chair of Computer Information Sciences on the Marion, Indiana campus starting by Fall 2022. This Chair is a full-time permanent faculty position supported by an endowment that reduces the teaching load to an average of 9 credits per semester and provides an extra stipend for scholarly endeavors and program development. Appointment will be at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor based on education and experience. The Chair will have broad opportunity to define this new position and apply its resources to strengthen the CIS Department and his or her own professional growth.

The Division of Mathematics and Computer Information Sciences offers majors in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, Mathematics-Interdisciplinary, and Mathematics Education, minors in Computer Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, and Statistics, and also teaches pre-engineering and general education courses. The Division is also pursuing majors in Data Science and Engineering. The Division has 6.5 full-time faculty and approximately 55 major students.

Applicants should show commitments to the integration of Christian faith in teaching and practice. Rank and competitive salary based on qualifications.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Job responsibilities include teaching a reduced load (averaging 9 credits per semester) of undergraduate computer science courses, scholarship (preferably involving undergraduates), student mentoring, building partnerships with regional industry, curriculum development, and university service. 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Education

  • Possession of or pursuing an earned doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles.
  • Prior undergraduate teaching experience preferred.

 

 

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

 

 

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