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Full-Time Computer Science Faculty

University of West Georgia
UWG Recruiting Location

Job Details

Job Title: Full-Time Computer Science Faculty
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 269349
About Us

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to learn, grow, and advance. Now, nearly 13,000 students from across Georgia, 31 states and 62 countries call UWG home. With 95+ undergraduate programs and concentrations, and 35 master's, specialist, and doctoral degree programs, our institution builds capacity to help develop talent pipelines for in-demand industries. Today, we're a regional powerhouse, making an economic impact of more than $633 million in the region and state.

With our main campus in Carrollton (GA) and presences in Douglasville (GA), Newnan (GA), and online, we take pride in working every day to curate a first-choice university by making a difference in the lives of our students, alumni, industry partners, and the communities we serve. The academic enterprise of the university is organized into our College of Art, Culture, and Scientific Inquiry; College of Education; Richards College of Business; University College; School of Communication, Film, and Media; Tanner Health System School of Nursing; Honors College; Graduate School; UWG Newnan; and our UWG Douglasville Center.

Department Information

Based upon a significant donation to the institution, UWG expects the formation of a new College of Mathematics, Computing, and Sciences in 2024. We invite you to join us during this exciting time in the evolution of computing at UWG.

We welcome you to join our community of computing faculty who build first-choice academic and research programs.

The Department of Computing and Mathematics houses exciting, relevant, and cutting-edge academic programs and research connecting students to the latest in technology. The faculty are future focused, approachable, diverse, and are dedicated to preparing the next generation of mathematicians, statisticians, computing professionals, and technology entrepreneurs for successful careers.
The department offers the following range of computing programs which focus on the latest tools and techniques:
- A BS and Nexus in Computing degrees with specializations in Cybersecurity, System and Network Administration, and Application Development;
- A BS in Computer Science degree which is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,;
- A MS in Applied Computer Science degree;
- Undergraduate certificate in Data Science embedded within the BS in Computer Science or BS in Mathematics degrees.
The department is housed within the modern Technology Learning Center building which has computing classrooms and labs that have up-to-date computing technology and industry standard software and tools where students learn to Code. Create. Collaborate.
Additional details about the Computing program, its faculty and facilities can be found here:

Job Summary

The department invites dynamic applicants to join our rapidly growing Computing and CS programs. We seek full-time (lecturer, senior lecturer, assistant, and associate professor) faculty to begin August 2024 or January 2025.

All applicants are considered, with particular interest in faculty with expertise in data science; cybersecurity; game development; extended reality (XR->AR/MR/VR); or graphic/visual computing.

Candidates will teach face to face, hybrid, or online courses. Candidates possessing a PhD will have the opportunity to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

We are interested in candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching and student engagement and a desire to embrace innovative methods in teaching and learning. Additional expectations include professional development and scholarly activity, and service to the department, college, and UWG community.

Candidates will work with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and have a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background.

Required Qualifications

Assistant or Associate professor-PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology or closely-related field from an accredited institution. Candidates nearing completion of their doctoral (ABD) will be considered, but must provide proof that the doctoral degree is completed prior to the start of a tenure-track appointment.

All candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student success and active service. Tenure-track candidates must be dedicated to continued professional development and scholarly activity.

Demonstrated ability in written and oral use of the English language is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with both face-to-face and online teaching.
A record of accomplishments in working with diverse populations of students.

Proposed Salary

Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Startup packages will support tenure-track faculty as they build robust, funded research programs.

Required Documents to Attach

Candidates are asked to submit electronic copies
- Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial transcripts for all earned degrees

UWG embraces diversity and inclusion, recognizing the valuable contributions of each member of our faculty, staff, and student body. Therefore, applicants should describe in their letter of application how their teaching and student engagement contributes to diverse communities

Apply Before Date

Review of applications begins immediately, and multiple positions are available contingent upon enrollment and funding. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

Contact Information

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Duane Yoder, Chair of the Department of Computing and Mathematics,

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of West Georgia is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50


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