Biola University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank to participate in the Department of Math and Computer Science.
Responsibilities. The academic load is 12 units per semester of undergraduate courses. Depending upon expertise, it is anticipated that the candidate to join the growing Computer Science Program will assist in developing coursework in cybersecurity, computer graphics, web programming, or mobile application development, in addition to teaching existing courses related to software development. There are also opportunities to collaborate with the newly formed School of Cinema and Media Arts in areas such as game design and programming. Pursuit of individual and collaborative research is highly encouraged.
The School of Science, Technology and Health at Biola University. Biola University has made a visionary commitment to growth and development of the sciences through organization of the new School of Science, Technology, and Health housed in the $63M, 91,000 sq. ft. Alton and Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology, and Health opened in Spring, 2018. The School serves 1,100 students in 16 majors across six departments (Biological Sciences; Chemistry, Physics and Engineering; Math and Computer Science; Kinesiology and Health Science; Nursing; and Communication Sciences and Disorders). The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science provides strong pre-medical, pre-health, graduate school and post-graduate employment preparation. The Stewart Science Honors Program exists to provide financial and physical resources to support faculty research with students. See website for details (https://www.biola.edu/science/honors)
Biola University is an evangelical Christian university where faculty endorse a university statement of Christian faith and community values, and are committed to the integration of faith and learning. Biola is committed to diversity and seeks faculty who can contribute to multicultural understandings. Biola serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WASC. Biola University, located in dynamic Southern California, offers abundant opportunities for personal and professional growth. Competitive salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package included. For more information on Biola, visit www.biola.edu.
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and Christian testimony through Biola’s employment website. (www.biola.edu/employment). Faculty applications will be sent to promising candidates.
Qualifications. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Computer Science are preferred. Candidates with a M.S. degree in Computer Science with strong industrial experiences may be considered. The candidate must possess a commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment, with a dedication to outstanding teaching, scholarship, and service. Excellent communication skill and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is essential, along with a strong Christian commitment and interest in the integration of faith with learning.
About Biola University
Biola University's Doctrinal Statement remains the foundational document regarding the theological position of the University. Biola's position from its inception has been and remains Christian, Protestant and theologically conservative. Prospective and existing employees must affirm that their personal theological beliefs are in agreement with the Biola Doctrinal Statement. A prospective or an existing employee's church affiliation will be considered in determining his or her understanding of and compliance with Biola's theological position.
All positions at Biola University require applicants to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. This includes a review of any pending charges or convictions. Once a conditional offer of employment is extended, Biola utilizes the services of HireRight, a third-party agency, to conduct a criminal background check. Biola also reserves the right to expand the search if applicable for the position (e.g., a Department of Transportation search for positions that require driving).