Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Reinhardt University
Job Description
Reinhardt University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Computer Science. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track position and will start August 13, 2018. Primary duties include teaching 12 credit hours per term, advising students, serving on faculty standing committees, University committees, and ad hoc task forces, working collegially with colleagues to develop academic curricula and enrichment activities, conducting research and assisting with academic program assessment, among other duties.
By the date of hire, candidates must have earned at least a master degree in Computer Sciences (Information Technology) or in Mathematics from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning, with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Computer Sciences (Information Technology). Ph.D. in Computers Science is preferred. It is also required to have expertise in cybersecurity, networking and networking protocols, information assurance, operating system, and operating system security, intrusion analysis, and dynamic malware analysis. Professional certifications, like CSIA (Cybersecurity Information Assurance), Security+, Network+, MCSE (Cloud Platform and Infrastructure), or MCE (Microsoft Certified Educator), can complement academic credentials. Candidates should show successful experience teaching, advising and contributing to knowledge in one’s academic discipline.
The University seeks an engaging teacher, service-leader, and effective scholar who will actively contribute to a stimulating educational environment where students have an opportunity to grow and learn in challenging academic programs.
Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Teaching twelve credit hours of course work in fall and spring terms;
  • Serving as academic advisor for an average of 25 students, including undecided majors;
  • Serving the University through participation in program, academic school and Faculty Senate meetings, as well as through service on faculty and University-wide committees;
  • Assisting program coordinator and school dean with assessment of student learning and developing strategies for educational improvement;
  • Growing and developing professionally through scholarship within the discipline and generally as university teacher;
  • Contributing to the smooth and effective functioning of the University by following established policies and procedures;
  • Participating as an active citizen of the University community by attending University-wide ceremonies, academic events, and co-curricular events;
  • Responding to deadlines established by the VPAA, the Registrar, the School Deans, the Program Coordinators, and the bookstore manager;
  • Serving on committees, councils, and task forces;
  • Working with the administrative offices to recruit and retain students;
  • Participating in faculty governance and shared governance of the University;
Ideal Candidate Will Demonstrate:
  • Commitment to academic challenge in an environment of care that is consistent with Reinhardt University's educational mission to educate the whole person;
  • A strong or promising record of teaching effectiveness, student advising, service, and scholarship;
  • Ability to draw students into an academic environment that values critical thinking, analytical problem solving, effective oral and written communication, civil debate, and intellectual inquiry;
  • Commitment to creating an inspiring atmosphere that values diversity and diverse perspectives;
  • Ability to lead students through academic and career planning that responds to disciplinary expectations, professional preparation, and the community values;
  • A focus on assisting colleagues, program coordinators, deans, and administrators in meeting goals of enrollment and retention of students;
  • Interest in developing pedagogical methods and applying results from academic assessments to improve student learning and student engagement;
  • Collegiality, integrity, and good will.
Candidates should complete an online application by visiting this URL: Please send a one-page cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and contacts for three professional references via email to: with subject line "RU Position: Assistant Professor of Computer Science," or via U.S. Mail to:
Reinhardt University
Office of Human Resources
Attn: RU Faculty Position
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee consideration, application materials must be email stamped or postmarked by February 1, 2018.
Founded in 1883, Reinhardt University is focused on shaping lives and building futures. As a private comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Reinhardt offers 43 graduate and undergraduate programs, ranging from biology, business and education to music, theatre, and creative writing. Reinhardt is located in Waleska, Georgia, 45 miles north of mid-town Atlanta. The University enrolls approximately 1500 students.
Reinhardt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/M/V/H/V).
Reinhardt University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) to award associates, baccalaureate and master's degree programs. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Reinhardt University.
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