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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Position to start August 2024.

The School of Business & Technology is seeking a full-time faculty member to lead course instruction in its undergraduate Computer Science program. The faculty member will assist the Dean in overseeing the ongoing development and revision of courses and the overarching Computer Science curriculum to ensure these stay current with developing trends in the field and meet employer expectations. The faculty member will participate in student advising, student recruitment and retention efforts, ongoing professional development, university service, and engagement with campus and community partners. The faculty member may also teach courses in related degree programs such as Business Data Analytics and Data Science.

Faculty members contribute to the effectiveness of the University by working collaboratively on instructional policy, curriculum development, and staff development. They are models of educated persons, exemplifying the virtues they seek to inspire in students, including curiosity, tolerance, honesty, fairness, and respect for diversity. Stewardship Statement:

This position is responsible to cultivate and maintain the institution’s Catholic identity and its mission to empower graduates to transform society. As a member of the Newman University community, the faculty member will join with the institution’s sponsors, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC Sisters), to witness God’s love in Mission to empower others, foster oneness, celebrate life, form right relationships, and walk as compassionate companions. The faculty member is responsible to uphold this mission in accordance with Ex Corde Ecclesiae, fostering an environment where Catholicism is present while encouraging an impartial search for truth across multiple disciplines engaged in interdisciplinary dialogue.

Work Performed:

+ Pursue excellence in course development and instruction – including both online and face-to-face delivery methods.

+ Participate in student recruitment and retention efforts.

+ Assist with the ongoing assessment and improvement of courses and the curriculum.

+ Participate in the development of strong campus and community partnerships .

+ Assist in cultivating strong relationships with key external academic partners, including regional high schools, community colleges, and other relevant entities.

+ Assist in cultivating strong relationships with regional employers and corporate partners .

+ Contribute to a professional culture of collaboration, trust, and accountability by maintaining responsive, professional, and positive communication with faculty, staff, and students .

+ Other duties, as assigned.

Required Qualifications

+ An earned Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Evidence of strong collaboration skills

+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

+ A terminal degree in Computer Science or related field

+ Evidence of excellence in teaching

+ Expertise in software engineering and/or data engineering

Benefits

+ Position is a full-time 9-month contract.

+ Benefits starting after first 30 days.

+ Tuition waiver for employee, spouse and eligible dependents after one year of employment.

TO APPLY: Submit an application, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and three (3) professional references through our website. Review of applications to begin immediately. Position open until filled. Founded in 1933, Newman University is a liberal arts institution grounded in Catholic values and traditions, yet is respectful of all faiths. At Newman you’ll find people, programs, organizations and activities designed to educate the mind and inspire the spirit. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We are a sponsored ministry of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, US Region. We invite you to join us in our work of empowering our graduates to transform society!

Newman University is committed to hiring faculty and staff members that reflect the diversity of our region and to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees, according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping this commitment, it is the policy of Newman University to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, local human rights commission activity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a qualified protected veteran.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Newman University will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with a disability in completing the application form or in the interview process. Please notify the Human Resources Office at (316) 942-4291, ext. 2202 or email hr@newmanu.edu in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.

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Job Posting: JC258341386

Posted On: Apr 14, 2024

Updated On: May 23, 2024

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