Computer Science

Posted 07/21/2020


John Brown University seeks a full-time faculty member in computer science. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching courses in multiple areas of computer science at the undergraduate level and through multiple delivery methods. Example topics include introductory programming, data structures, mobile/web applications, and algorithm/computing theory. Additional responsibilities include program needs such as advising students, capstone project oversight, recruiting for the major, and service on University committees.


Computer Science ( is a major at John Brown University (JBU), housed within the College of STEM and Health Professions. The program delivers a high quality, regionally recognized degree and strives to educate students and practitioners in ethical and technical needs for this important career path while representing God in service to humanity.


An earned doctorate in Computer Science is preferred; a master’s degree with professional experience is necessary. Effective teaching experience in higher education is also preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with potential to teach in multiple areas of computer science and through multiple delivery methods. Candidates should be willing to contribute to university life in areas such as academic advising, recruiting for the major, and committee service. The candidate should also be able to clearly articulate the integration of the Christian faith and science. Evidence of scholarly engagement and a commitment to Christian higher education are essential.


A competitive salary exists which will be commensurate with training and/or experience.

Important Dates

Starting date is negotiable.  Screening process begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.


JBU desires to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students to honor how all humans are created in the image of God, to reflect better the diversity of the Kingdom of God, to further our Christian commitment to justice, and to increase the quality of our educational experience. JBU is pursuing the goal of teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and women. For more information, visit our diversity webpage

About JBU

A summary describing the university is available on-line.


Submit electronically a letter of interest and vita to, Office of Academic Affairs, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761. Phone: 479.524.7129. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The employee is expected to adhere to all University policies.

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