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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science

Employer
Belmont University
Location
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 6, 2024


Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science


We are now accepting applications for a qualified Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science at Belmont University.

Employment Type

Faculty

Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty)
Full-Time

Department

Math & Computer Science

Hours

N/A

Primary Duties and
Responsibilities:


The Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Data Science at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2024.

Job responsibilities include eighteen hours of graduate teaching per year (typically three three-hour courses each semester), as well as advising, supervision of graduate theses, and other departmental and university professional responsibilities. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to and preparation for excellence in teaching graduate computer science; have a passion for their discipline that will aid in attracting and retaining graduate students; and be able to sustain scholarly research at Belmont that complements graduate thesis work. At Belmont, it is understood that scholarship encompasses the scholarship of teaching as well as scholarship of discovery, integration, and application.

  • Complete 18 graduate workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
  • Advise and mentor students in research, theses, and other class-related projects.
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work.
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
  • Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
  • Participate in a local church and the community.
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
  • Manage online grading system.
  • Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
  • Maintain regular office hours.
  • The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

    During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a cover letter, Curriculum Vita/Resume and a one-page essay (300-400 words) describing how your Christian faith informs and influences your personal and professional life and your teaching philosophy and how your faith will help you contribute to the achievement of Belmont’s Aspirational Aim.

    Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University comprises nearly 9,000 students from every state and 33 countries. Nationally ranked and consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation in higher education, the University offers more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and eight doctoral degrees. With a focus on whole person formation and data-informed social innovation, Belmont is committed to forming diverse leaders of character equipped to solve the world’s complex problems. For more information, visit www.belmont.edu

    Review of applications will begin on March 15th and continue until the position is filled.

    The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Required Qualifications : Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the
    field of study.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly
    activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
  • Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.
  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
Required Education A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline is required.

Required Experience Teaching experience at the graduate level is highly desirable.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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