Assistant Professor or Instructor, Computer Science

Otterbein University, a comprehensive liberal arts institution in suburban Columbus, Ohio, invites applications for an Assistant Professor or Instructor in the area of Computer Science, beginning Fall 2017.  Based on the candidate’s profile and preference, the position will take one of three forms: 1) A visiting assistant professor, 2) A non-tenure track assistant professor, or 3) A non-tenure track instructor. Position 1 is renewable yearly for up to a maximum of three years. Positions 2) and 3) are renewed yearly, at first, and then for longer periods after five years.

Responsibilities: teach, typically five to six courses a year at both the introductory and advanced levels. Additionally, the candidate will participate in curriculum development, student advising, and service to the department and university.

Qualifications: To be hired at the rank of assistant professor, a Ph. D. in Computer Science or closely related field, completed by time of appointment, is required. To be hired at the rank of instructor, a master’s in Computer Science is required. Qualified applicants in all areas of Computer Science will be considered.  Preference will be given to candidates with a record of teaching excellence and a strong commitment to teaching and service.

Application: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and three (3) current letters of recommendation including letters that address teaching experience to: Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH  43081.  Email submissions (preferred) to:  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  For full consideration, please submit application materials by February 28. Visit us at  for further information. Visit  to learn more about the School of Arts and Sciences.  Otterbein University is an EEO Employer.

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