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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Creighton University Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Creighton University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Computer Science. The appointment begins in August 2018 and is tenure-track at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an individual with the potential to be an excellent teacher-scholar and an exemplary mentor for undergraduate students. Creighton University, in the heart of Omaha, Nebraska, is the top-ranked Midwest University by U.S. News & World Report for 15 straight years, and has been widely recognized for its outstanding liberal arts programs and its commitment to undergraduate research and internships. 

The Computer Science program at Creighton is a traditional liberal-arts program, offering a B.S. degree that aligns with the ACM/IEEE 2013 Model Curriculum. It is housed in the innovative, cross-disciplinary Department of Journalism, Media & Computing, which also includes Journalism and Graphic Design. Students in all three majors complete foundational courses in computing, writing, and design, before focusing on their specific major content. Class sizes are small (typically 10-30 students) and faculty-student interaction is central to our mission. Standard teaching load is three courses per semester, with reductions possible for new faculty and faculty with research grants. 

Applicants must apply at http\://careers.creighton.edu and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and mission statement. In addition, please send three letters of recommendation, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and documentation (if available) of teaching effectiveness to\: Department of Journalism, Media & Computing, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68178-0103, attn\: Dr. David Reed (or electronically to davereed@creighton.edu).

Application review will begin December 15, and continue until the position is filled. 

Creighton is a Catholic Jesuit institution that seeks qualified applicants from all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the Universityâ??s outstanding educational traditions. Creighton University is an EO/AA Employer\: M/F/Disabled/Vet and seeks a wide range of applicants for this position in support of one of our core valuesâ??gender, ethnic and cultural diversity.


Creighton University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Computer Science. The appointment begins in August 2018 and is tenure-track at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an individual with the potential to be an excellent teacher-scholar and an exemplary mentor for undergraduate students. Creighton University, in the heart of Omaha, Nebraska, is the top-ranked Midwest University by U.S. News & World Report for 15 straight years, and has been widely recognized for its outstanding liberal arts programs and its commitment to undergraduate research and internships. 

The Computer Science program at Creighton is a traditional liberal-arts program, offering a B.S. degree that aligns with the ACM/IEEE 2013 Model Curriculum. It is housed in the innovative, cross-disciplinary Department of Journalism, Media & Computing, which also includes Journalism and Graphic Design. Students in all three majors complete foundational courses in computing, writing, and design, before focusing on their specific major content. Class sizes are small (typically 10-30 students) and faculty-student interaction is central to our mission. Standard teaching load is three courses per semester, with reductions possible for new faculty and faculty with research grants. 

Applicants must apply at http\://careers.creighton.edu and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and mission statement. In addition, please send three letters of recommendation, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and documentation (if available) of teaching effectiveness to\: Department of Journalism, Media & Computing, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68178-0103, attn\: Dr. David Reed (or electronically to davereed@creighton.edu).

Application review will begin December 15, and continue until the position is filled. 

Creighton is a Catholic Jesuit institution that seeks qualified applicants from all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the Universityâ??s outstanding educational traditions. Creighton University is an EO/AA Employer\: M/F/Disabled/Vet and seeks a wide range of applicants for this position in support of one of our core valuesâ??gender, ethnic and cultural diversity.


Qualifications\:

Candidates for this position must have earned (or be no more than one year from completing) a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field, and should possess a strong desire to teach in a liberal arts environment.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities\:

Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;

Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;

Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications

 

Physical Requirements\:

Seeing\: 75 - 100%

Hearing\: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility\: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing\: 0-24% (pound\: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling\: 75 - 100%

Travel\: No and Yes

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens\: No and Yes

 

AAP/EEO Statement\:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

 

Disclosure Statement\: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

















Job Details

Date Posted November 10, 2017
Date Closes November 10, 2018
Requisition 175162
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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