Computer Science Tenure-line Faculty (2 positions available) Jobs in Pella, IA at Central College
Title: Computer Science Tenure-line Faculty (2 positions available)
Company: Central College
Location: Pella, IA
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field (ABD considered). Demonstrated success teaching at the college level is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of courses, sustain a program of scholarly activity, and contribute to Faculty governance. Research with undergraduates is encouraged and supported through summer grant opportunities.
Central College seeks outstanding teachers for two tenure-line appointments in computer science, each at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning August 2023. These positions will support existing majors in computer science and information systems, as well as emerging programs in data science.
Our new colleagues will have the opportunity to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in computer science and data science as well as departmental and college-wide interdisciplinary courses. Specific course assignments will be based on the individual’s interests and the needs of the department. All faculty at Central have regular support to pursue scholarly activities, and there are grant opportunities for special projects.
The dynamic and creative faculty in Central’s Analytical and Physical Science department supports majors in Computer Science (traditional and data science tracks), Mathematics (traditional, data science , and secondary education emphases), Physics, and Engineering (ABET accredited), while contributing to interdisciplinary majors in Information Systems and Actuarial Science. The department has a history of close collaboration among its disciplines, including leading recent efforts to create a Self-Designed Interdisciplinary minor in data science. The department is housed in the Vermeer Science Center, the first LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building in Iowa and the first LEED-certified science building in the nation.
Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, four-year liberal arts college. Central is known for its academic rigor, leadership and character formation, global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and sustainability education, athletics and service. The Central experience is rooted in exploration and self-discovery and enhanced by life in a residential community of 1,100 students. Founded in 1853, Central values its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the American Rivers Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa’s largest lake.