Computer Science, Augustana College

Position ID:Augie-Computer Science-ASSTPROF [#8021]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Rock Island, Illinois 61201, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/19, finished 2017/07/31)
Position Description:    

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Computer Science – Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science at the assistant professor level beginning August 2017. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of approximately 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus.  Rock Island, Illinois, is part of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents, located about three hours west of Chicago and 45 minutes east of Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science is strongly preferred but ABD will be considered.  Applicants should be comfortable teaching a broad range of undergraduate CS courses.  Faculty members currently teach seven courses per year over three (10 week) terms. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the future of a small but vibrant computer science program.  The college values teaching effectiveness, advising and mentoring of students, an active and productive research agenda and service to the  college community. Faculty development benefits include a pre-tenure leave, professional meeting allowance, and institutional start up grants to support  scholarly pursuits.  Details about Augustana College, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website:

Questions may be directed to the chair of the department, Stacey Rodman, at
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016.

A complete application includes:  a cover letter indicating an interest in and understanding of teaching in a liberal arts setting, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation (including contact information), a teaching statement demonstrating commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, and a research statement highlighting potential collaboration with undergraduate students.

All application materials should be submitted using AcademicJobsOnline:

Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds.  We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Mathematics and Computer Science
Augustana College
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL

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