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Bethany Jobs

Job Status 
Hiring
Job Type 
Faculty
Job Department 
Application Deadline 
Friday, February 23, 2018
Job Start Date 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

 

Bethany Lutheran College, a Christian liberal arts college owned and operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month faculty position in the computer science department beginning July 1, 2018.  As the first full time faculty to be hired in this program you will play a critical role defining how the study of computing at Bethany develops and engages across the liberal arts.  A curriculum has been developed and approved by the faculty and the Board of Regents.  Your task is to grow a program that embraces and supports all of Bethany's mission and goals for our students.  You have the opportunity to prepare them for a life in a digital world through your teaching, scholarship, and mentorship.

Minimum qualifications

  • Master's degree in computer science (or closely related field) required; doctorate degree is preferred; ABD considered with a plan in place to complete the terminal degree
  • Passion for teaching
  • Experience in instructional course design in a higher education environment.
  • Experience with current and advanced topic in computer science.  Examples include algorithms and data structures, artificial intelligence, computer architecture, or bioinformatics.
  • Active church membership in Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) or Wisconsin Evangelical Synod (WELS).

Compensation:  Salary is commensurate with experience and background; comprehensive benefit program. 

Application process:  Candidates should submit a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and areas of specialization, curriculum vitae, statement of church membership and faith in the context of a Lutheran liberal arts college, statement of teaching philosophy, two current letters of professional recommendation with contact information, a letter of recommendation from the pastor of the applicant’s church, and academic transcripts (may be unofficial; if an employment offer is made, certified transcripts for all college-level education will be required) to Academic Search Committee – Computer Science; Bethany Lutheran College, Human Resources Office, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, MN 56001; or via scanned e-mail to hr@blc.edu

Review of applications will begin January 29, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. 

Conditions of Employment:  The College requires that a criminal background check be conducted on all new employees to safeguard the campus community for students and employees.

The College:  Bethany Lutheran College is a dynamic, growing institution that offers a values-based Christian education that aims to produce well-educated and spiritually grounded students.  Our graduates are prepared to be leaders in their chosen vocations and in their communities and churches.  Bethany has an outstanding faculty that focuses solely on the undergraduate student.  Whether it is an academic, personal or spiritual concern, the Bethany faculty is committed to educating the whole student.  

Employment Disclaimers and Notices

Non-Discrimination Policy

Bethany Lutheran College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disabilities, or veteran status in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs and other school administered programs. The College adheres to the requirements of Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the ADA policy of 1990. The College is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant international students. Concerns regarding Title IX should be directed to the College’s Title IX Coordinator.

Background Check

Bethany Lutheran College, Inc. requires all new employee hires to be subject to a criminal background check as a condition of employment. The check includes a review of any pending arrests.

Security Information

The Bethany Lutheran College Annual Security Report is available for viewing at www.blc.edu/security. The report is published in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The document includes institutional policies that address campus security, such as residence hall security, notification of threats, sexual assault, etc. Statistics reported over the past three years for crimes that have occurred both on-campus and in the surrounding community are also included. A printed copy of the report can be requested by calling 507-344-7000.

Other Notices

Bethany Lutheran College is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Dr., Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108

www.ohe.state.mn.us – 651-642-0533

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