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Assistant Professor of Computing and Information Sciences

Employer
Valparaiso University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Oct 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Valparaiso University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, in the Department Computing and Information Sciences, beginning in Fall of 2022.  Valparaiso University (“Valpo”), a community of learning grounded in the Lutheran tradition of scholarship, freedom, and faith, prepares students to lead and serve both church and society.  Located one hour southeast of Chicago on a 310-acre campus, Valpo is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 3,100 undergraduate and graduate students.  Valpo is consistently recognized as one of the best private universities in the Midwest and is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, a county seat of 30,000 residents with high quality schools and an active social community.

Current programs include an undergraduate major and minor in Computer Science, a Master’s program in Information Technology, and a Master’s program in Cyber Security with a diverse student population. The Department encourages a variety of experiential, research, and project-driven learning opportunities across all programs and expects a commitment to excellence in teaching.

The Department also engages in a variety of cross-College and cross-University collaborations as well as various STEM outreach service activities.  More information regarding the Department and its activities is available at http://www.valpo.edu/computing-information-sciences.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in computer science (or a closely related field) in order to contribute to teaching and scholarship in computer science and will develop and teach both in-person and online classes.  Annual duties include 21-credit teaching load, plus continued scholarly activity, assistance in administration of programs, and service to the Department and University.

As a campus with an increasingly diverse student body, we encourage applications from individuals with a commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented communities.  Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for three references to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/97111.  In your cover letter, please include brief statements of (a) how you might contribute to the University’s distinctive mission, and (b) what experiences you have had which will enable you to mentor a diverse student body.  Candidates who submit names of references should expect that the search committee will contact these references, in confidence, and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.  Employment will require a satisfactory criminal background check.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will be considered until the position is filled; however, applicants are encouraged to apply by December 3, 2021, for timely consideration.

Questions concerning the position may be submitted electronically to nick.rosasco@valpo.edu, with CS Search in the subject line.

Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at https://www.valpo.edu/general-counsel/policies/equal-opportunity-policy.

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