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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Ohio Northern University
Job Location:
Ada, Ohio
Computer Science
Position Title
Assistant Professor of Computer Science


Position Type
Full-Time Faculty

Job Summary

Ohio Northern University invites applications for a Computer Science faculty position within the ECCS Department (Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department). The position can be either a tenure-track full-time position, or a non-tenure track renewable contract full-time position at the rank of assistant professor. Candidates must have a completed Ph.D. by the start date, August 15, 2023, to be appointed to a tenure-track position.


The appointments will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Principal Responsibilities

Teaching existing courses within the computer science program is expected. Professional development and service to the department, college, university, profession, and community are also expected. Tenure-track faculty are expected to pursue scholarly research and professional development opportunities.

Required Skills

The applicant must be committed to teaching excellence in undergraduate computer science education and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Candidates with specialties in one or more areas of computer science are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. candidates (ABD) in Computer Science or closely related field for a tenure-track appointment. All other candidates will be considered for the non-tenure track renewable contract full-time position.

Preferred Qualifications

An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field. Industry experience, teaching experience, and professional certifications are viewed favorably.

EEO Statement

ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer. Accordingly, no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, separation and other terms, condition and privileges of employment.

College Description

The T. J. Smull College of Engineering at Ohio Northern University (ONU) is experiencing record growth in student enrollment and is seeking to recruit a talented individual for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science (CS) within the ECCS Department. We hope to attract individuals to apply who are passionate about teaching and are invested in the success of our undergraduate students. Our faculty members encourage students to ask questions, develop confidence in their abilities, and engage in high-impact learning opportunities such as undergraduate research, student competition teams, and immersive design experiences. If you would like to be a part of a professional, collaborative team devoted to making a significant and lasting impact on the lives of young computer scientists and engineers, the ECCS Department at ONU invites you to apply for our open CS faculty position to begin August 15, 2023. Candidates should be committed to advancing the knowledge and practice of computing pedagogy. Successful candidates will join faculty in a new, state-of-the-art 105,000 sq. ft. building designed to allow more opportunities for high-impact learning. ONU is part of the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) and is committed to instilling the entrepreneurial mindset in our undergraduate computer science and engineering students.

ONU is proud to be a place where the learning, development, and welfare of our students are the highest priorities of the institution. ONU offers a unique academic experience that starts with a university-wide focus on relationships, individual development, and a focus on student learning. ONU is a private university founded in 1871, with over 60 programs across five colleges.

The T. J. Smull College of Engineering is undergraduate-only and values the development of strong relationships between students, faculty, staff, alumni, and industry. Faculty are encouraged to provide unique educational opportunities that fully develop individual students into practicing computer scientists and engineers. All programs within the College of Engineering are ABET-accredited.

ONU's College of Engineering values the academic, professional, and social benefits of having a diverse and inclusive faculty. The college particularly acknowledges the need to focus on the recruitment of qualified applicants from historically excluded populations who are currently underrepresented in the engineering and computer science professions. Therefore, members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply to these positions.

The review of applications will begin upon receipt of applications and will continue until the position is filled.

Appointment Length

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include the diversity statement as the attachment labeled "other document".

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