Computer Science, Design & Journalism

CSDJ Position Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Creighton University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Computer Science. The appointment begins in August 2020 and is tenure-track at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an individual with the potential to be an excellent teacher-scholar and an exemplary mentor for undergraduate students. Creighton University, in the heart of Omaha, Nebraska, has been ranked the #1 Midwest University by U.S. News & World Report for 16 straight years, and is widely recognized for its outstanding liberal arts programs and its commitment to undergraduate research and internships.

The Computer Science program at Creighton is a traditional liberal-arts program, offering a B.S. degree that aligns with the ACM/IEEE 2013 Model Curriculum. It is housed in the innovative, cross-disciplinary Department of Computer Science, Design & Journalism (formerly Journalism, Media & Computing), which also includes the Graphic Design and Journalism programs. Students in all three majors complete foundational courses in computing, writing, and design, before focusing on their specific major content. Class sizes are small (typically 10-25 students) and faculty-student interaction is central to our mission. Standard teaching load is three courses per semester.

Candidates for this position must have earned (by Fall 2020) a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field, and should possess a strong desire to teach in a liberal arts environment. Applicants must apply at and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and mission statement. In addition, please send three letters of recommendation, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and documentation of teaching effectiveness (if available) to: Department of Computer Science, Design & Journalism, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68178-0103, attn: Dr. David Reed (or electronically to Application review will begin December 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Creighton is a Catholic Jesuit institution that seeks qualified applicants from all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the University's outstanding educational traditions. Creighton University is an EO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet and seeks a wide range of applicants for this position in support of one of our core values - gender, ethnic and cultural diversity.