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Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Belmont University

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2018
Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science
University Belmont University
Nashville, TN, United States
Department Mathematics and Computer Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning August 1, 2019.

Job responsibilities include twenty-four hours of undergraduate teaching per year (typically four three-hour courses each semester), as well as advising, program management, and other departmental and university professional responsibilities. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to and preparation for excellence in teaching computer science to introductory and advanced undergraduates, including in Belmont’s general education program; have a passion for computer science and data science that will aid in attracting and retaining undergraduate majors; and be able to communicate a vision for a sustainable scholarly research program at Belmont that includes undergraduates. At Belmont, it is understood that scholarship encompasses the scholarship of teaching as well as scholarship of discovery, integration, and application. Successful candidates will be able to broaden our expertise in contemporary applications of computer science and support our interest in developing a program in data science.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related discipline is required; teaching experience preferred. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values statement articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service must be attached in order to complete the online application. Review of applications will begin on November 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Ranked number 5 in the Regional Universities South category and named as a "Most Innovative" university by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of more than 8,000 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 90 areas of undergraduate study, 22 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual’s horizon.

Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Belmont University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or sexual orientation on the basis of its administration of education policies, programs or activities; its admissions policies; or employment. Under federal law, the University may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources actively pursues an annual affirmation action plan that outlines the university’s commitment to hiring women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals in all positions.

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

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