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Assistant/Associate/ Professor of Computer Science

William Jewell College
Liberty, Missouri
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The Department of Mathematics and Data Science invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Computer Science. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in Computer Science and related courses in Data Science and will develop the computer science major at William Jewell College.

William Jewell College is a four-year, private, residential liberal arts college with enrollment of just under 1,000 full-time students who enjoy all the amenities of a small-town campus setting with big-city access. Just 20 minutes from Kansas City, the 200-acre campus is perched above the historic town of Liberty among the rolling hills of western Missouri.

Phi Beta Kappa candidates are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties include:

  • Collaborate with existing data science faculty to develop a computer science program and teach Computer Science courses
  • Teach 5 courses for the academic year, including undergraduate computer science and undergraduate data science classes in data visualization, machine learning, or statistics
  • Maintain an active scholarly program, preferably incorporating undergraduate students (securing external grant funding is not expected)
  • Contribute to the College and the community through service on committees and other activities
  • Be willing to contribute to the Core Curriculum
  • Advise undergraduate students


An earned doctorate in computer science, data science, or related field, or plans to earn such a degree by August 2023. It is also preferable that the applicant have experience teaching computer science or data science in higher education.

Application Procedure

Candidates must submit the following documents through the posting link:

  • Letter of application which includes a statement of how you would contribute to inclusivity and diversity on campus and the mission of the college
  • curriculum vitae
  • Transcripts (copies are acceptable until finalists are selected)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy plus any additional evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Brief research statement
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation (to be sent directly by your references), along with name and contact information for the references

Applicants who need accommodation for the application or interview process, should make such accommodation requests in advance to the Office of Human Resources.

William Jewell College

Office of Human Resources

500 College Hill Box 1017

Liberty, MO 64068

(816) 415-5992


Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022. Position is open until filled.

 Inquiries for the position can be made to:

Search Committee

William Jewell College

Department of Mathematics and Data Science

500 College Hill

Liberty, MO 64068

Email:  [email protected]

All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment. 

 Our Mission:  We educate our community to ask reflective questions, apply critical thought and act with purpose.

 William Jewell College is an equal opportunity employer.


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