Mount Vernon Nazarene University exists to
shape lives through educating the whole person and cultivating Christ-likeness
for lifelong learning and service.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) is
an intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students,
graduate students, and working adults who seek opportunities to learn and grow
in an academic community of faith. The University provides the context for a
transformational experience through excellent academics, service opportunities,
caring relationships, and a nurturing spiritual and social environment.
Faculty, staff, and students are challenged to achieve their highest potential,
to become increasingly Christ-like and to make a difference in their world
through lifelong service.
The University is seeking a full-time
(nine-month) Computer Science Faculty Member, beginning in the Fall semester of
2017. Rank is open. Compensation is
competitive among the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.
Responsibilities may include:
. Teaching a broad range of undergraduate
computer science courses. The courses in our program cover most common areas of
computer science, with emphases in software development and computer
networking. Specific teaching assignments will be determined after considering
the background and experience of all department faculty;
. Advising of students majoring in Computer
Science or Computer Systems and Network Engineering, and ensuring that their
academic progress meets requirements set by the institution.
. Working with students to encourage
professional development, and mentoring upper level students on senior
projects, which involve software development, computer networking, and server
. Supporting departmental efforts for
continued improvement of programs;
. Serving the university through faculty
Interview preference will be given to
candidates who possess the following:
. An Evangelical Christian confession of
faith and experience is required (Statement of Faith required at application).
Membership in the Church of the Nazarene is
. A graduate degree in Computer Science or
a closely related field is required. An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science is
. A demonstrable track record of successful
teaching or significant professional experience related to Computer Science;
. Strong presentation skills, and
commitment to quality classroom instruction and student learning;
. Excellent oral and written communication
skills, and proven ability to work collaboratively with others.
About the University:
Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) is
a Nazarene teaching university located in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological
tradition for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults
who seek opportunities to learn and grow in an academic community of faith.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University has an increasingly diverse and global student
body of over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students and provides the context
for a transformational experience through excellent academics, service
opportunities, caring relationships, and a nurturing spiritual and social
environment. Faculty, staff, and students are challenged to achieve their
highest potential, to become increasingly Christ-like and to make a difference
in their world through lifelong service.
In a continuing effort to enrich its
academic environment and provide equal educational and employment
opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of
all ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled; however, early application is strongly
advised. Interested candidates should send an application letter, curriculum
vita, unofficial college transcripts, evidence of teaching competence, names
and contact information for three references, a one- to two- page statement of
educational philosophy, and a one- to two-page statement of faith. Applicants
are encouraged to submit application materials via email as Microsoft Word,
.pdf file attachments, or as hard copies to:
B. Barnett Cochran, Ph.D.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Mount Vernon Nazarene University does not
unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age,
disability, or military service in administering its employment policies and
practices. As a religious educational institution under the auspices of the
Church of the Nazarene, the University is permitted by law to consider
religious beliefs/practices in making employment decisions and does so to
achieve its mission. The University requires as a condition of employment that
all employees subscribe to standards of the Church of the Nazarene and conduct
their lives in accordance therewith.
Prior to a final offer of employment the
selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including,
but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential
verification and criminal background check.