Computer Science, Benedictine University

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Position ID:Benedictine University-CompScience-ASTPROFCOMPSCI06272016 [#7430]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2017/01/15 (posted 2016/06/27, listed until 2017/02/28)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Tenure-Track Position, Computer Science

Appointment to begin Fall 2017


Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona.

Benedictine University is a liberal arts institution located in the research corridor of metropolitan Chicago with nationally recognized undergraduate programs in the sciences.  The College of Science is in the midst of tremendous growth in the areas of life and physical sciences and, consistent with the University’s vision statement, the institution is making a significant commitment of resources to support programs in the College. To that end, the University seeks candidates that embrace the University’s mission.


Position Description: The College of Science at Benedictine University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science within the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences beginning Fall 2017. Rank and salary of this position are open depending on qualifications. We seek candidates with interests that would complement the backgrounds of the current CS faculty and contribute to future development efforts aimed at diversifying the CS curriculum and aligning it with the recommendations of the ACM–IEEE Computer Society document, Computer Science Curricula 2013. Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level in both foundational and advanced computer science courses. Candidates will be expected to involve and mentor students in undergraduate research.


Qualifications:  An earned Ph.D. degree in Computer Science with an eye towards a long-term commitment with the university.  Prior teaching and/or industry experience is highly desirable. Candidates must have legal authority to work in the USA at the time of appointment.


Application Deadline:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those applications received by January 15, 2017.



Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) through Academic Jobs Online at Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to:  Rose Fisk, College of Science, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532.  Email:  Fax:  (630) 829–6547.  E.O.E.


Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.


Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
2700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532

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