Tenure-track Faculty Position in Computer Engineering or Computer Science

Harrisonburg, Virginia
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION: Full-time Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track faculty position in Computer Engineering or Computer Science.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field is required; ability to teach a range of computer science courses; Christian faith with strong affinity for the values espoused by EMU that draw from its Anabaptist/Mennonite heritage. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching responsibilities will include up to twelve credit hours per semester in the Mathematical Sciences Department. Applicants must have a strong commitment to high-quality teaching, enthusiasm about mentoring and advising students, and enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues to build vibrant programs in the department. In particular, EMU began offering a major in Engineering in Fall 2016, with concentrations in Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Engagement in ongoing scholarly activity and departmental and university service is expected.

COMPENSATION: Nine-month contract. Salary determined by education and experience. Eastern Mennonite University uses a tenure-with-review contract system.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Position begins mid-August 2018. (We anticipate a second position to begin Fall 2019.) EMU reserves the right to fill the position at any time or keep the position open.

INQUIRIES: Application review will begin November 15, but all applications received by December 30 will receive full consideration. Applicants will be asked to respond to questions specific to EMU’s mission after the initial inquiry. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and three letters of reference to:         

                                           Dr. Deirdre L. Smeltzer, Undergraduate Academic Dean


                                                Eastern Mennonite University

                                                1200 Park Road

                                                Harrisonburg, VA  22802

                                                (540) 432-4141

Eastern Mennonite University (http://www.emu.edu) is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. EMU complies with federal and state requirements for non-discrimination in employment with regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability. EMU conducts criminal background investigations as part of the hiring process.

EMU seeks faculty who have demonstrated or show promise of

  • teaching excellence in a Christian liberal arts environment,
  • a commitment to ongoing scholarship, and
  • familiarity with and support for Anabaptist/Mennonite Christian faith practices.