MidAmerica Nazarene University, a progressive Christian university located in Olathe, Kansas, invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time Computer Science faculty position within the Department of Science and Mathematics. Candidates for this full time faculty position should be able to demonstrate a commitment to education delivered with a Christ-centered worldview, a strong commitment to excellence and the mission of MidAmerica Nazarene University, along with evidence of collaborative servant leadership that is focused on team building. The candidate should be broadly trained in computer science and have a doctoral degree in a related area with a minimum of a master’s degree in computer science. We are interested in candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach introductory and upper level courses in the computer science major. For job specific details visit the posting at www.mnu.edu/jobs.
MidAmerica Nazarene University’s mission is to educate and inspire servant leaders and is a premier Christian university with global impact. MNU offers a variety of academic programs that combine the best in high-quality academics, unparalleled service and an authentically Christian perspective.
MidAmerica Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion,* age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected class in the recruitment and admission of students, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all university programs, activities, and services.
*Christian faith and employment at MidAmerica Nazarene University: MidAmerica Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. It reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964). Preferred candidates demonstrate a strong commitment to the Christian faith, active participation in a local church, and a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the Wesleyan tradition.
Read the university’s full Non-Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement at www.mnu.edu/jobs.
Educational Qualifications/Skills Required:
D. in a related field is required with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Computer Science
Excellence in teaching and student supervision
Ability to mentor undergraduate computer science students
Experience in higher education is preferred
Excellent communication skills
Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
To apply for this position, send the following documentation to Nancy Merimee, Director of Human Resources at email@example.com.
Letter of application
Names and contact information of at least three professional references
Statement of faith, including personal faith history and vision for integrating faith and learning (approximately 2 pages, see details below)
Research plan that engages undergraduates
Statement of Faith: MidAmerica Nazarene University is an intentionally Christian Community and desires that all employees in positions of leadership reflect a foundational Christian position in word, attitude and action. While there is no predetermined length or format for the Personal Statement of Faith, the norm is a one or two-page narrative document describing the applicant’s central Christian beliefs, significant formative influences in the applicant’s Christian experience (e.g., religious experiences of conversion or the affirmation of one’s faith, one’s family and/or home life, spiritual aspirations), and ways in which the applicant’s faith is being demonstrated in daily patterns and practices.