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Computer Science: One-Year Visiting, Assistant Professor

Computer Science – Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a one-year position in Computer Science at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2017. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of approximately 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus.  Rock Island, Illinois, is part of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents, located about three hours west of Chicago and 45 minutes east of Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa.
A Ph.D. in Computer Science is preferred, ABD is acceptable. Applicants should be comfortable teaching courses in introductory computer science, data structures, and preferably introductory web programming.
With departmental mentoring, pedagogical development opportunities, small class sizes (generally 15-25 students), and a teaching load of just two courses per term, this position provides an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to develop or strengthen their teaching skills.
Details about Augustana College, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org.
Questions may be directed to the chair of the department, Stacey Rodman, at staceyrodman@augustana.edu.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017.

A complete application includes:

  • a cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • copy of graduate transcript
  • three letters of recommendation (including contact information)
  • a teaching statement demonstrating commitment to excellence in undergraduate education



Please email application materials to sherrydocherty@augustana.edu using subject line: search #113-17 CS Visiting Search Committee, and directed to Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Associate Dean. 
Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to: search #113-17 Computer Science Visiting Search Committee, C/O Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Associate Dean,  Augustana College, 639-38th Street, Rock Island, Illinois 61201.
Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds.  We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed.

Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017.

Click here for an example Syllabus from the Computer Science Department
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