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Below you will find all open Westminster Main Campus Faculty Positions. If nothing appears, there are no available listings. Please note that a background check is required on selected candidates. Westminster College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:         Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science/Information Technology

Job Type:        Adjunct Faculty Position

Job Summary:
Westminster College seeks applications for a full-time faculty position in the Computer Science/Information Technology Department at the rank of Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor. This is a one-year renewable appointment with a strong possibility of converting to a tenure-track position based on demonstrated teaching success. We are seeking broadly trained applicants who have the potential to contribute to a highly successful undergraduate research program and who are passionate about teaching computer science and information technology at every level of the curriculum in a primarily residential, undergraduate, liberal arts-centered institution.
Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
The candidate's background and experience should express an integrated and effective balance of structured approaches to analysis, design, implementation and testing, with a demonstrated focus on programming, documentation, communication, pedagogy, and applied technical skills. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning through student-centered, project-based, and active learning strategies. Applicants with an earned Doctorate or Master's degree with industry experience will be considered.

Job Description:
The successful candidate will teach lower- and upper-level courses across the disciplines of computer science and information technology including, but not limited to Programming Logic and Design, Fundamentals of CS I and II and Object-oriented programming using C++, Algorithms, Web Page Design & Human Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, Database Management Systems, Mobile/Cloud-Client/Server Systems, Networking and Network Administration, Virtualization, Data Science, and Cybersecurity. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and pedagogy will connect and integrate computer science/information technology with other disciplines, and who have the potential to collaboratively contribute to interdisciplinary curricular and scholarly efforts within the department as well as across the entire College. In addition, the professor will participate in advising, courses development, and lab supervision.

How To Apply:
Please send letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., academic transcripts, and 3 or more letters of recommendation to Edward Mirielli, Ph.D., Chair, Computer Science Department, Westminster College; 501 Westminster Avenue; Fulton MO 65251-1299. Or email materials to ed.mirielli@westminster-mo.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.

Job Title:  Assistant Professor of English

Job Type:  Full-Time Faculty Position

Job Summary:

Westminster College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English, with a specialization in Creative Writing and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at a small liberal arts college, to begin August 2016. MFA or Ph.D. preferred, but ABD will be considered. Teaching load (4/4) will include composition, Introduction to Creative Writing (multi-genre course to include fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and drama), and upper-level creative writing courses. A record of publication is expected. The ability to teach American literature, journalism and/or a course in editing and producing an undergraduate literary magazine would be a plus. Send letter of application and vita to: Dr. Theresa Adams, Chair, Department of English, Westminster College, Fulton, MO 65251. Postmark by November 10, 2015 for full consideration. Initial interviews will be conducted by Skype in January 2016. EOE

Job Type:  Part-Time Faculty Position

Job Summary:

Westminster College is seeking applications for a part-time (non-tenure track) instructor to teach Introduction to the Francophone (HUM294), a Humanities course included in the General Education curriculum, taught in English and potentially French II (FRE102) depending upon enrollment.  This position is for spring 2016 (January 11. 2016 through May 5, 2016).  HUM 294 is offered on MWF from 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. (3 hrs) and FRE 102, on MTWR from 1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. (4 hrs).

Required Qualifications:  Minimum of Masters of Arts in French Studies, Francophone Studies or Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Education applied to French.  We accept applications from graduate students enrolled in a relevant PhD French program.  Experience with teaching Francophone culture is desired.

How to Apply:

Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Ingrid Ilinca at ingrid.ilinca@westminsterster-mo.edu.  While electronic applications are preferred, hard copies may be sent to: Dr. Ingrid Ilinca, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Westminster College, 501 Westminster College, Fulton, MO  65251.  Reivew of applications will begin immediately. EOE

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