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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS)

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Please, submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcript (official transcripts will be requested at a later date), and request three confidential letters of recommendation including addresses of references, at least one of which should address teaching. A research statement and letter of interest can be included in CV or cover letter. Review of applications will begin December 1st. Questions can be directed to Dr. John Jeffrey, Department Chair of Computer Science and Information Systems, johnj@elmhurst.edu. Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an AA/EO Employer. Elmhurst College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.

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Posting Number F00034P
Position Status Exempt
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Job Summary

Elmhurst College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS). Scholarly interest in areas include, but are not limited to: machine learning, intelligent systems, database systems, security, computer networking, Internet of Things, compilers, or parallel systems. Elmhurst College is a leading four-year college that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential.
The CSIS department houses three traditional undergraduate majors: CS, Computer Gaming and Entertainment Technology, and Information Systems. It also offers master-level degrees in Data Science and Computer Information Systems. The CS major is designed around the ACM2013 guidelines. Course load is 6 courses per year and the candidate will be expected to teach the majority of courses in the CS major. Class sizes range between 10-20 students. Student-faculty research is encouraged and a willingness to participate in extracurricular CS-related activities, such as a local programming competition or e-sports, is a plus.

Essential Functions

Main teaching responsibilities include introductory courses such as CS I & II, as well as upper division electives within the field. The teaching load is six courses per year.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential. Candidates should have a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environments for a diverse student body. A PhD in Computer Science or related discipline is required by September 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications
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Posting Date 09/11/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please, submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcript (official transcripts will be requested at a later date), and request three confidential letters of recommendation including addresses of references, at least one of which should address teaching. A research statement and letter of interest can be included in CV or cover letter.
Review of applications will begin December 1st. Questions can be directed to Dr. John Jeffrey, Department Chair of Computer Science and Information Systems, johnj@elmhurst.edu.

Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an AA/EO Employer. Elmhurst College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  4. Research Statement
  5. Letter of Interest

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