Computer Information Sciences Instructor (Multi-year)
Spelman College seeks a teacher-scholar dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.
All candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, mentoring and advising. Assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.
The Department of Computer and Information Sciences invites applications for a multi-year instructor faculty position beginning August 2018.
Candidates should be equally adept at teaching both introductory computer science courses for majors and non-majors, as well as upper-level advanced computer science theory and applications courses. Strengths in teaching, research, service and working with undergraduate research are preferred. The candidate's record of advising and mentoring undergraduates will be strongly considered. The ideal candidate would have particular interest in data science, computer graphics, networking, cybersecurity and/or information assurance.
Qualifications: M.S. in Computer Science or closely related discipline with previous teaching experience is preferred. Review period will begin immediately.
Competitive salary and an excellent benefits program are available. To apply for the position, please complete an application on the Spelman website, identifying the position sought; a curriculum vitae (with contact information); a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; and a statement of scholarly, creative, or research interest. Excellence in teaching, research and/or scholarly or creative production, and service is required. Official copies of graduate transcripts required. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the referee or dossier service.