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Computer Science: Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

Mathematics and Computer Science – Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Computer Science at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in   August of the 2018-2019 academic year. 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 PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline is required at or near the time of appointment.  Applicants should be comfortable teaching a broad range of undergraduate CS courses. Faculty are evaluated based on evidence of teaching effectiveness, participation in scholarship and service to the college community.  Faculty development benefits include a pre-tenure leave, professional meeting allowance, and institutional start up grants to promote your scholarly interests.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the future of a small but vibrant computer science program.

Questions may be directed to the chair of the department, Stacey Rodman at staceyrodman@augustana.edu .  Review of applications will be ongoing.

A complete application includes:

  • a cover letter indicating an interest in and understanding of teaching in a liberal arts setting
  • curriculum vitae
  • copy of graduate transcript
  • three letters of recommendation (including contact information)
  • a teaching statement demonstrating commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.
  • a research statement highlighting potential collaboration with undergraduate students

To apply, please email application materials to sherrydocherty@augustana.edu using the subject line: Search #103-18 Computer Science, and directed to Gail Summer. Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to: Search #103-18 Computer Science, C/O Gail Summer, Dean of the College, Augustana College, 639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 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 ongoing.

Click here for an example Syllabus from the Computer Science Department
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