Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Computer Science – Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor position in Computer Science in the Mathematics and Computer Science department beginning August of the 2021-2022 academic year. Augustana College is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college of approximately 2,500 students, including 26 percent first generation college students, 23 percent Pell Grant students, 24 percent students of color, and 12 percent international students. Our beautifully wooded and largely residential campus is located in Rock Island, IL, a diverse Illinois-Iowa quad Cities metropolitan area along the Mississippi River with 400,000 residents about three hours west of Chicago. Strengthening our diverse and inclusive community is central to the college’s mission and strategic plan. We seek applicants with an interest in fostering rigorous, inclusive, and high-impact learning environments for a diverse student body. Details about Augustana College, our expectations of the faculty, the selection process, and the Quad Cities all are available at Teaching at Augustana.
A PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline is required at or near the time of appointment. Applicants should be interested in teaching a broad range of undergraduate CS courses. Faculty are evaluated based on evidence of teaching effectiveness, participation in scholarship and service to the college community. Faculty development benefits include a professional meeting allowance and institutional start up grants to promote your scholarly interests. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to help shape the future of a small but vibrant computer science program.
To apply: a complete application must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a copy of graduate transcripts, a teaching statement demonstrating commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, and a research statement highlighting potential collaboration with undergraduate students. Application materials must be mailed to: Sherry Docherty, Augustana College, 639-38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201. Augustana College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, or creed.