Open Rank Position - Computer Science at University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia

Posted in Other 6 days ago.





Job Description:

Job Title: Open Rank Position - Computer Science
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 250717
About Us

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.


Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that's never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.


Becoming UWG
Becoming is about what we grow to be. UWG is positioning for Success in the 21st Century, introducing Strategic Priorities to help shape a comprehensive blueprint for our university. Relevance, Competitiveness and Placemaking serve as the pillars for the future of the institution. Learn more at https://www.westga.edu/becominguwg/index.php.


UWG Commitment Statement
Dedicating ourselves to the curation of a first-choice university.

Department Information

We welcome you to join our community of computing faculty who build first-choice academic and research programs.


Recently created in 2021, the new Department of Computing and Mathematics houses exciting, relevant, and cutting-edge academic programs and research connecting students to the latest in technology. The faculty are future focused, approachable, diverse, and are dedicated to preparing the next generation of mathematicians, statisticians, computing professionals, and technology entrepreneurs for successful careers.

The department offers the following range of programs which focus on the latest tools and techniques:
    New (Fall 2022) BS and Nexus in Computing degrees with specializations in Cybersecurity, System and Network Administration, and Application Development;A BS in Computer Science degree which is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org;A MS in Applied Computer Science degree;Undergraduate certificate in Data Science embedded within the BS in Computer Science or BS in Mathematics degrees.
The department is housed within the modern Technology Learning Center building which hascomputing classrooms and labs that have up-to-date computing technology and industry standard software and tools where students learn to Code. Create. Collaborate. Additional details about the Computing program, its faculty and facilities can be found here: https://www.westga.edu/academics/art-culture-science/computing-math/computing Job Summary

The department is hiring multiple positions at open ranks to meet growth and innovation needs at UWG. We seek full-time (lecturer, senior lecturer, assistant, and associate professor) and part-time adjunct faculty to begin January 2023 and August 2023.


All applicants are considered, with particular interest in faculty with expertise in cybersecurity; system and network administration; application, mobile, game or web development; database theory and management; data science; or human-computer interaction.


Candidates will teach face to face, hybrid, or online courses. Candidates possessing a PhD will have the opportunity to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level.


We are interested in candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching and student engagement and a desire to embrace innovative methods in teaching and learning. Additional expectations include professional development and scholarly activity, and service to the department, college, and UWG community.


Candidates will work with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and have a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background.


UWG embraces diversity and inclusion, recognizing the valuable contributions of each member of our faculty, staff, and student body. Therefore, applicants should describe in their letter of application how their teaching and student engagement contributes to diverse communities.

Required Qualifications



Educational Requirements



Adjunct, Lecturer, and Senior Lecturer



  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology or closely-related field from an accredited institution.



Assistant or Associate Professor



  • PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology or closely-related field from an accredited institution.

  • Candidates nearing completion of their doctoral (ABD) will be considered, but must provide proof that the doctoral degree is completed prior to the start of a tenure-track appointment.




Experience Requirements



  • Tenure-track candidates must be dedicated to continued professional development and scholarly activity.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with both face-to-face and online teaching

  • A record of accomplishments in working with diverse populations of students

Proposed Salary

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Startup packages will support tenure-track faculty as they build robust, funded research programs.

Required Documents to Attach
    Letter of ApplicationCurriculum Vitae Unofficial transcripts for all earned degrees
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student success and active service


  • Ability to communicate and proficent use of English language

Apply Before Date


Review of applications begins immediately, and multiple positions are available contingent upon enrollment and funding. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Contact Information Questions may be addressed to Dr. Duane Yoder, Chair of the Department of Computing and Mathematics, dyoder@westga.edu.Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

Other Information

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.


It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.


Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.


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