Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling approximately 1850 students. The University offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated, and graduate degree programs.  

The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of undergraduate CS courses with potential to teach courses focused on a field of specialization. A broad background in Computer Science and proven teaching skills are essential to this position. In addition, a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field is required for a tenure-track position. Applicants with a Master’s degree may be considered for a non-tenure track position. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to curriculum design, support STEM initiatives especially for women, and be available to teach evening as well as daytime classes. Interest in supporting collaborative research opportunities for undergraduates also is valued. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service. 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, college transcripts, summary of teaching experience, the names and contact information for four references, and statements of teaching philosophy and research interests as they apply to undergraduate computer science students at a baccalaureate institution. Submissions must be emailed as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments to: with the subject line, “Computer Science Faculty.” Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered. Application materials submitted on paper will not be reviewed. The review process will continue until the position is filled. 

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free environment.