Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Date: December 21, 2015
Department: Mathematics and Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Bridgewater College invites outstanding scholars to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning in August 2016.

The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Computer Science or be ABD with completion expected by August, 2016.  Excellent teaching at all levels of the computer science curriculum is of paramount importance.  Teaching load will be 7 courses per year. 


Bridgewater College is a residential liberal arts college of 1800 students with a newly redesigned core curriculum and a growing focus on undergraduate research. The College emphasizes creativity and innovation in pedagogy, research, and curriculum, and teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desirable. Successful faculty members are dedicated to recruiting, advising, and mentoring students, contributing to campus-wide faculty initiatives and maintaining an active research agenda.  Bridgewater seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our commitment to liberal learning, so application materials should address how you might contribute to the Colleges liberal arts mission or ways that this mission informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.

General Information

Bridgewater offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in more than 60 majors and minors, along with multiple areas of emphasis and concentrations, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, dual degree programs and teacher certification. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 22 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, the state's lowest crime rate, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

For Additional Information

For additional information contact: Dr. Verne E. Leininger,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Three letters of recommendation should be forwarded to Courtney Ritchie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Applications will be accepted until the position is awarded.



Bridgewater College is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse faculty, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.  Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

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