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Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science

Illinois College
Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
  • Job Type
    Employee, Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift

Illinois College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science beginning in August 2019. The successful candidate will have the ability and interest to teach a broad range of undergraduate computer science topics in a liberal arts setting. The candidate should be a creative teacher, with an interest in computer science education. Strong preference for ability to teach software engineering/software development; knowledge of data science or cyber security considered a plus; but any area of specialization considered. A doctorate in computer science or a closely related field required; ABD will be considered with clear plan for completion.

Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students. Founded by abolitionists, IC was the first college in Illinois to graduate students and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The College is focused on student success and provides many opportunities for faculty-student interaction beyond the classroom, including collaborative research projects, international study-travel, and mentoring/advising. The College is committed to ensuring access and equity.

Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to working closely with a wide range of students. Currently our population is approximately one-quarter students of color and 40% first-generation college students. Eagerness and ability to work with these populations is essential. Equally important is excellence in pedagogy and an openness to student centered teaching approaches. The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 30 miles west of the capital city of Springfield and 70 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri.


Applicants should submit the following materials in PDF format to deansearch@ic.edu. On the subject line, please put Attn: James Marshall, Chair of the Computer Science Search Committee.

  • Letter of application 
  • C.V. 
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations or similar documents) 
  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body as well as mentoring experience 
  • An example of scholarly work 
  • Three letters of reference 
  • A statement of research interests 

Review of applications will begin on October 1 and continue until the position is filled.


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Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science

Illinois College
Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

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