Tenure-Track or non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Computer Science
September 18, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Anderson University is seeking applicants to join our innovative Computer Science team as tenure-track faculty at the assistant professor, associate professor, or professor level, or non-tenure track at the assistant professor level, beginning August 2019. Candidates will teach a mix of introductory and upper-level computer science courses. We place a premium on high-quality teaching, and especially welcome those who desire to contribute to one or more of our institutional objectives: encouraging undergraduate research, mentoring female and minority students, or participating in outreach to our local community through hackathons or STEM-related events. We seek faculty who possess a maturing Christian faith and are committed to the mission of Christian higher education.
The Anderson University Computer Science department was established in the late 1960's as one of the first computer science departments in the nation, and continues to educate quality graduates, of which more than 30% are female or underrepresented minorities, well above the national average. The Computer Science department has many close connections with alumni in industry, recently establishing two on-campus internship centers staffed by full-time employees of large regional companies. AU has also initiated a National Security Studies Program, with majors in Information Security and National Security Studies. This program is one of the few interdisciplinary undergraduate cybersecurity majors in the country, providing undergraduates with the opportunity to learn from National Security Studies Fellows, as well as Anderson University President John Pistole, former TSA director and FBI deputy director. The University has recently received external funding towards the creation of a half-million dollar Cybersecurity Engineering Laboratory, as well as a state-of-the-art Situation Room modeled after the one in the White House.
Applicants for the tenure-track position should have a minimum of a master's degree in Computer Science, and plan to complete a doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related field prior to earning tenure. Applicants for the non-tenure track position should have a master's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field, with related experience in industry. Applicants with expertise or strong interest in one or more of the following areas are preferred, but consideration will be given to all specialties:
Network configuration and protection
Highly scalable / advanced databases
Full stack web development
Data science including machine learning
This is a full-time, 9-month position with eligibility for university benefits, and the possibility for summer employment. Opportunities for professional development funds and conference travel support are available. available August 2019.
Interested candidate should email a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests (including how their research would be deployed with undergraduate students at a small liberal arts institution), faculty application, and statement of faith as described on the faculty application to Dr. Chad Wallace, Dean of School of Science & Engineering, @ email@example.com. Alternatively, the application materials may be mailed to Dr. Wallace, Anderson University, 1100 East 5h Street, Anderson IN 46012. A background check will be required. (http://www.anderson.edu/uploads/hr/faculty-application.pdf)
Anderson University is a private Christian university in central Indiana, located near Money’s #1 Best Places to Live in 2017 and Town & Country Magazine’s #1 Best Place to Live. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America's top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, and The Princeton Review. Established in 1917 by the Church of God (Anderson, Ind.), Anderson University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business and theology. The University’s location in the central part of the state allows easy access to state parks, several boating lakes, and beautiful farmland. The close proximity to Indianapolis, the state’s capital, offers a full range of cultural and entertainment amenities.
About Anderson University
Anderson University is a private Christian university in central Indiana. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America's top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes. Established in 1917 by the Church of God (Anderson, Ind.), Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, music, nursing, and theology. The University’s location in the central part of the state allows easy access to state parks, several boating lakes, and beautiful farmland. The close proximity to Indianapolis, the state’s capital, offers a full range of cultural and entertainment amenities.
AU is an equal opportunity employer. Persons who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. Anderson University complies with federal and state requirements for non-discrimination in employment with regard to sex, age, race, color, disability, and national and ethnic origin.