Professor of Computer Science

Southern Virginia University
Open-Rank, Full-time, Teaching Position in Computer Science
Starting date: August 1, 2019

The Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Southern Virginia University seeks an Open-Rank, Full-time, Teaching Position to join its Computer Science Program. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in undergraduate education. We are specifically looking for a candidate that can foster a robust undergraduate experience and will have the liberty to make changes that best prepares students to enter the workforce or applicable graduate programs.

The typical teaching load is four courses per semester. Small class sizes optimize instructor-student interaction; hands-on activities translate theory into practice. The computer science program is entrepreneurial and market driven and responds to industry dynamics. Consequently, the program particularly values industry and other practical experience for its faculty and students. Additional responsibilities include course/curriculum development, student advising, industry outreach, student team/project supervision, and service to the program, division, and university.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness, industry software development experience and at least an M.S. in Computer Science or a related field. Candidates with significant industry experience and professional accomplishments will be considered and are encouraged to apply. Rank will be determined based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Please send applications materials to Applications must include the submission of a letter of interest specifically addressing their willingness to support the mission of the school, the desired qualifications, a resume/CV, and at least two letters of recommendation.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer, and especially encourages women and members of racial and ethnic minority groups to apply.