Director of Systems Programs
Taylor University is seeking applications and nominations of strong candidates for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering beginning in August 2013, for teaching in and directing the Systems Program including the Systems Engineering major. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Appointment as the McDaniel Professor of Systems is possible with appropriate credentials. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
A graduate degree in Engineering is desired. Candidates with a graduate degree in a related field such as Computer Science, Information Systems, or Operations Research will be considered. An Engineering degree at the undergraduate or graduate level is required. An earned doctorate from an accredited institution is preferred. Work experience in systems analysis/design, logistics, supply chain management, operations, industrial engineering, systems engineering or other related field is required. Candidates must be strongly committed to the educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University. Taylor University is a Christ-centered educational institution, and an evangelical, interdenominational covenant community committed to advancing lifelong learning and ministering the redemptive love and truth of Jesus Christ to a world in need.
The successful candidate will teach courses in Systems and work with Engineering faculty to assist in development and delivery of courses appropriate for the Systems Engineering major. Systems courses might include Introduction to Systems, Operations Research, Operations Management, Information Systems Analysis, Information Systems Design and Modeling and Simulation. The potential exists for involvement with the Center for Missions Computing, a Taylor University Center of Excellence.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers the Systems program which is a complementary curriculum available to most majors at Taylor. A new major in Systems Engineering will be offered beginning in the Fall of 2013. The department also offers majors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Computer Science–New Media. The Computer Engineering major is ABET accredited. The department has seven full-time faculty and two full-time technical support staff.
Taylor University, a four-year liberal arts college holding to a strong evangelical Christian position, is located in Upland, Indiana, sixty miles north of Indianapolis.
Inquiries, credentials and supporting materials should be addressed to: Dr. Bill Toll, Dean of the School of Natural and Applied Sciences at firstname.lastname@example.org. Likely candidates will be sent an appointment questionnaire for completion and return. All materials will remain confidential. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.