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Mathematics and Computer Science: (Two) Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

Mathematics and Computer Science – Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions in Computer Science at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in   August of the 2019-2020 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 interested in 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 professional meeting allowance and institutional start up grants to promote your scholarly interests.  The successful candidates will have the opportunity to help shape the future of a small but vibrant computer science program.
We are committed to ensuring that Augustana is a community that cherishes diversity, promotes inclusion, and is welcoming to all.  We encourage applicants with a shared commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Details about Augustana College, our expectations 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 November 27, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

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 #105-19 Computer Science, and directed to Wendy Hilton-Morrow. Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to:  Search #105-19 Computer Science, C/O Wendy Hilton-Morrow, 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 and strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Review of applications will begin November 27, 2018.

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