Computer Science Department Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Type: Full Time
The Department of Computer Science at Calvin University invites applicants for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to begin August 2022 and strongly encourages applications from women and other under-represented groups.
Applicants should have a PhD (or be near completion) in computer science, data science or a related area, or have a master’s degree and 5 years of related experience. The department is particularly interested in expanding its expertise in the areas of data science, data analytics & visualization, and machine learning, but individuals from all computing-related areas are encouraged to apply.
Calvin faculty members are expected to demonstrate excellent teaching ability and have a track record of (or strong potential for) scholarly work.
The standard teaching load is 21–24 hours. Faculty are expected to grow in Reformed Christian commitment, pursue an active scholarly agenda, teach effectively, and serve the university, department, students, and the wider community.
Calvin has a variety of internal funding opportunities to support faculty teaching and research programs. Resources include course releases, summer research stipends, travel funds, and student research opportunities. (For more information, see the college’s research and scholarship webpage.)
Calvin seeks faculty members who affirm the Christian faith as expressed by the Reformed confessions and who have academic and personal qualifications for teaching and scholarship. Calvin is building a tradition of diversity and accessibility and welcomes applications from persons whose personal characteristics will further that commitment. Calvin does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, or age. Calvin is an educational agency of the Christian Reformed Church and, in compliance with Title VII and other applicable law, reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion. Further specifics are posted on the university website.
FAITH and EDUCATIONAL COMMITMENT
1. Commitment to the educational mission of Calvin as a Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church.
2. A commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith, learning, and student development.
Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communication across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical limitations, class, or religious perspectives.
All positions are advertised pending final administrative approval.
As part of your application file, please include your full curriculum vita accompanied by a letter of application that addresses the requirements and responsibilities of the position, including your interest in teaching at a Reformed Christian University. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Feel free to send questions to the department chair, Keith Vander Linden ([email protected]).