The Department of Computer Science in Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will be effective August 1, 2023.
Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in computer science (including software engineering and AI), data science, and information technology, directing undergraduate research projects, and serving as faculty advisor for students majoring in computer science or information science and technology. Maintaining an active research program that complements the department’s current areas of interest is also expected.
Mercer University is a private university distinguished by its commitment to teaching, empowering and inspiring its students to create, discover, and serve. The university offers rigorous programs to more than 8,700 students enrolled in schools of liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, business, law, pharmacy, medicine, nursing, health professions, education, theology, and professional advancement. The highly selective, residential, undergraduate-only College of Liberal Arts and Sciences enrolls over 1,900 students. Among first-year students in 2022, 27% are 1st generation college students, 33% are Pell-eligible, and 52% are Black/African American, Asian, or Hispanic/Latinx. The College, which hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, is dedicated to cultivating intellectual curiosity, respectful dialog, and responsible citizenry. It is located in the historic city of Macon, Georgia, which is the educational, medical, cultural and commercial hub of Middle Georgia, an hour and a half south of Atlanta. To learn more about Mercer University, visit Mercer’s web site at www.mercer.edu.
The Computer Science Department, situated in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers degrees in cybersecurity, computer science, computational science, and information science and technology. The BS degree program in computer science is accredited by ABET. The Department also offers coursework in Computer Engineering major, Master’s programs in Cybersecurity and Software Systems that are offered through Mercer’s School of Engineering and coursework for Business majors in Mercer’s School of Business.