Job ID: 123979

Assistant Professor of Computing and Information Sciences

Valparaiso University

  • May 31, 2019
  • Open until filled
  • January or August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Valparaiso University’s Department of Computing and Information Sciences announces a tenure-track position available at the rank of assistant professor. Either a January 2020 or an August 2020 start date will be considered. (Please specify preference in letter of application.)

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in computer science (or a closely related field) in order to contribute to teaching and scholarship in computer science, and will be willing to develop and teach both in-person and online classes.

Current programs include an undergraduate major and minor in Computer Science, a Master’s program in Information Technology, and a Master’s program in Cyber Security with a diverse student population. The department encourages a variety of experiential, research, and project driven learning opportunities across all programs and expects a commitment to excellence in teaching.

The department also engages in a variety of cross-College and cross-University collaborations as well as various STEM outreach service activities. More information regarding the department and activities is available at

Duties include 24 workload credit hours per year distributed among teaching, continued scholarly activity, assistance in administration of programs, and service to the Department and University. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, summary of research plans, and names and contact information for three references (two related to teaching) to Interfolio at

Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.

Questions concerning the position may be submitted electronically to, with CS Search in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check.

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Contact Information

  • Aysegul Yayimli, Chair
    Dept. of Computing & Information Sciences
    Valparaiso University
    1900 Chapel Drive
    Valparaiso, IN 46383

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