Faculty, Computer Science

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Computer Science/Informatics

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Faculty, Computer Science, tenure track


Computer Science


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Macon, GA

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The Department of Computer Science in Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for a tenure track faculty position. The appointment will be effective August 1, 2020.
Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in computer science, 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. Responsibilities also include assisting in curriculum development within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Maintaining an active research program that complements the department’s current areas of interest is also expected. Preference will be given to applicants that have demonstrated scholarly ability in the area of data science and that have experience developing data science curricula for undergraduates.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in computer science. Applicants who are ABD will be considered for the interview process provided there is evidence that all degree requirements will be completed by time of appointment. Applicants must have a demonstrated academic and/or professional background in core computer science topics.
Mercer University is a distinctive private comprehensive university offering rigorous programs to more than 8,600 students enrolled in schools of liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, business, law, pharmacy, medicine, nursing, education, and theology. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a highly selective, residential institution enrolling over 1900 students. Recognized with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is located in historic Macon, Georgia, just 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 Science, offers the BS degrees in computer science, computational science, and information science and technology. BA degrees are offered in both computer science and information science and technology. BS and BA degrees in cybersecurity are expected to begin in the fall of 2020. The BS degree program in computer science is accredited by ABET. The Department also offers coursework in support of the Computer Engineering major that is offered through the School of Engineering, and coursework for Business majors in the School of Business.
Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research Interests, References

Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested individuals should complete the brief online application and submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching and research statements, and a list of at least three references.
For additional information, contact Dr. Bob Allen at (478) 301-2823 or at allen_r@mercer.edu.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 
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