As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN seeks a dynamic and innovative leader for the position of tenure-track Professor in Computer Science. The Professor in Computer Science will promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by demonstrating academic excellence and the potential for distinctive contributions to the holistic development of students. Area of specialization is open, but candidates should be able to assist the department in one or more of the following areas: Data Structures and Algorithms, Computer Graphics, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Computer Architecture, Information Technology, and Database Systems. The appointment shall begin in the Fall of 2023.
The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at Marian University is a collaborative academic community committed to fostering student engagement, problem solving, and communication. The department offers degrees in both Mathematics and Computer Science in order to develop transformative leaders for service to the world in a variety of areas of business, government, and education. The department recognizes the breadth of people, thought, and experience that contribute to research, education, and related professions in the mathematical sciences. We welcome everyone interested in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and related fields as we work to build a community that is diverse, respectful, accessible, and inclusive. We are committed to ensuring equitable access to opportunities and resources for people of any race, ethnicity, religious belief, gender identity, age, economic background, disability status, or any other social or physical component of their identity. Through our curriculum, our classrooms, our scholarship, our outreach to the community, and ourselves, we seek to acknowledge and carefully address existing biases, barriers, and uses and abuses of power and privilege. This commitment to reducing discrimination and promoting diversity and inclusion is rooted in the Franciscan Values of Marian University, which make social justice an indispensable part of our calling.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
Marian University employs a diversified work plan model that recognizes time spent in teaching, service, and scholarship activities. This position will maintain full-time status in that model.
Teach a variety of courses, including classes within the general education curriculum and undergraduate major curriculum.
Share in the ongoing development and implementation of department and college activities and projects.
Engage in research, scholarship, and other professional activities.
Mentor students through advising, research, and internship opportunities.
Participate in the life of the campus and university service, including participation in faculty governance and co-curricular programs.
Other duties as assigned
A Ph.D. in Computer Science is preferred. A terminal degree in a closely related field, or a Master’s degree with significant industry experience, will be considered.
Demonstrated potential for excellence and innovation in student-centered instruction.
Demonstrated interest in curriculum and program development.
Potential for ongoing scholarship including but not limited to research, publication, and activity in professional associations.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to be a team player who can collaborate with colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that ensures all types of students can succeed.
Review of applications will begin immediately. For priority consideration please respond by November 1, 2022. Review will continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, equipment, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
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