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Associate Professor of Computer Science Jobs at Linfield University Faculty

Associate Professor of Computer Science Jobs at Linfield University Faculty

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Associate Professor of Computer Science

Linfield University invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science at the associate professor rank, to begin Fall 2024. This position requires candidates to have an interest in and ability to help with the redesign and maintenance of the computer science program.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Linfield University includes six full-time, tenure/tenure-track faculty. While the department serves a significant role in support of other disciplines, especially in the natural sciences, digital arts, health sciences, economics, and finance, it also maintains an active program of preparing students for graduate study and careers such as teaching, software engineering, data science, and actuarial science. The department graduates approximately 20 majors and 15-20 minors each year.


  • Develop and deliver undergraduate courses and programs in computer science, expanding and focusing the departmental offerings.
  • Maintain and active research program and mentor undergraduate research in computer science.
  • Assist students as an advisor in academic and career planning.
  • Foster connections with colleagues across disciplines, both within and outside the institution.
  • Perform the normal duties of a faculty member, including committee work and involvement in the university or college-wide activities.


  • Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field by August 15, 2024
  • Professional or university level teaching experience in computer science
  • Keeping informed about the current advancements and shifts within the field, both in academia and industry
  • Interest in and plans for pursuing collaborative research with undergraduate students
  • Strong commitment to student centered education that emphasizes critical and creative thinking
  • Ability to relate well to colleagues, students, and staff in a small university environment


  • Research area which complements current faculty areas of expertise or creates opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical innovation
  • Evidence of curricular development in computer science
  • Interest in and ability to engage in overall curriculum of the computer science, data science, and mathematics programs
  • Strong record of accomplishments with service and/or leadership of significant projects


To apply, please complete the online application process at and attach the following documents as ONE PDF document:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • List and brief description of potential undergraduate research or industry projects
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion statement
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation

Review of applications will begin immediately; applications received by October 15, 2023, will receive full consideration. For questions, please contact the department chair, Dr. Chuck Dunn, at AA/EOE

About Linfield University

Linfield University is an independent, coeducational comprehensive college that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs. Linfield offers high quality academic programs and emphasizes strong support for individual students with a favorable student-faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The College is historically affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A. and is committed to the principles of academic and religious freedom. Linfield is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

The McMinnville, Oregon campus includes 79 buildings on 189 acres. A second campus, located in northwest Portland at the Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, is home to the School of Nursing. A third program, Linfield University Online and Continuing Education, offers students the opportunity to pursue coursework, degrees, and certificates online.

Enrollment totals 2,000 with students coming from 24 states and 24 countries. Linfield is ranked 1st among liberal arts institutions in the Pacific Northwest for ethnic diversity of students according to the 2020 US News & World Report. The University was also named the top liberal arts college in Oregon by Money magazine in 2019. Linfield is consistently named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll which recognizes commitment to civic engagement and service-learning.

Linfield places a strong emphasis on experiential education that creates a rich learning environment. Special features of the University include study abroad programs in fifteen countries; a one-month January Term for intensive study; and internships and student research opportunities in a variety of disciplines. Half of all Linfield graduates study outside the U.S. and the University pays the full airfare for every student's first study abroad experience.

McMinnville is at the heart of Oregon's wine country in the Willamette Valley. The city is 35 miles from Portland and an hour from Pacific Ocean beaches. Sunset magazine ranked McMinnville as a top 20 "dream town" and Bon Appétit rated the city one of the six "foodiest towns" in the United States. In a state famed for its incredible natural beauty, the Northwest Oregon region also provides easy access to a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities.

Benefit Information:

Linfield offers a generous comprehensive benefit plan, which includes healthcare, retirement plan, life insurance, and short/long term disability. Another amazing and valuable benefit for employees, as well as their spouse/domestic partner and dependents, is tuition remission. You and your dependents will have access to our Athletics Complex, including two weight rooms, racquetball courts, a basketball court, swimming pool, track, and indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and a 1.5-mile outdoor wellness trail. For those who are sports enthusiasts, you and your dependents can attend all Linfield athletic events on campus for free (except NCAA playoffs). Additional perks include 20% merchandise & clothing discount at our Barnes & Noble Bookstore, access to Microsoft Office 365 on your personal devices, and a Starbucks conveniently located on campus.

We Value Diversity: Linfield University is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Associate Professor of Computer Science Mathematics and Computer Science McMinnville, OR, US 25-Oct-2028 (PST) Full-Time