Faculty Position: Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Position Rank – Assistant Professor
Department – School of Business, Leadership, and Technology
Supervisor – Dean of Business, Leadership, and Technology
Benefits – Yes
Status – Full-time, 9-month

Job Summary

The person serving in this position will teach primarily in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Software Engineering program. This position may also help support business courses in the School of Business, Leadership and Technology in the areas of applied statistics, economics, data analysis and finance. This position will teach generally during the day in Bushnell’s in person undergraduate computer science courses but may also occasionally teach evening and online undergraduate business courses, as needed. Traditional Undergraduate courses are face-to-face in a 16-week semester. Evening and online courses are delivered in eight-week blocks.

This position will work primarily with the program lead for the Computer Science, Software Engineering program under the direction of the Dean of Business, Leadership and Technology. The School of Business, Leadership & Technology emphasizes building a solid foundation of critical thinking and the practical application of rigorous curriculum, developed alongside industry leaders with current market demands in mind. As a member of the business faculty, the person in this role will be an integral part of the department and have the opportunity to shape programs in technology as needed.

The School of Business, Leadership & Technology has among its core values one-on-one and group mentorship of students, and community involvement. The person in this role will be expected to regularly schedule and lead student and faculty meetings and participate in similar business school meetings. From time to time, the person in this role will also be expected to work with the community at large and develop professional relationships beneficial to the University and its students with businesses, community partners and other educational institutions. The normal teaching load is 24 semester credits per academic year.

Experience and Qualification Requirements

  • MS in Computer Science or MS Software Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Actively engaged in a Christian congregation and able to identify with and support the Bushnell Theological Context for Community statement.

In addition, the successful candidate should exhibit the following:

  • Recent use of web methodologies, programming languages, and computer operating systems either as part of degree program or workplace application.
  • Ability to teach various programming languages (for example HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, XML, Python, Java, C#, Bash/Shell and SQL).
  • Ability to teach software engineering courses including those relating to databases/data modeling, networking and the cloud, advanced web methodologies and development, software engineering practices, computer architecture and networking, game development, mobile applications development and machine learning/artificial Intelligence.
  • Ability to utilize Windows based software including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience utilizing e-mail for the purposes of organizational communications.
  • Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to the position. Individual must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

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