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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor/Instructor Lecturer or Professor of Practice

The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (CS&IS) at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor or tenure track instructor or tenure track lecturer or non-tenure track professor of practice to begin in August 2021. 

The Assistant Professor position requires a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field; candidates working on their dissertation with expected graduation date within a year of August of 2021 will be considered.  The Instructor, Lecturer, and Professor of Practice position requires a MS in Computer Science or a closely related field.  Candidates with research interests in computer science or computer information systems will be considered; candidates with an interest in software/Web/information security, or distributed computing, or computer game design and development, or data science, or quantum computing will be given preference.  The successful candidate is expected to develop into an outstanding teacher, establish and maintain a productive and rigorous research program, actively seek funding for research, involve students in his or her research activities, and participate in service. The teaching load is three courses per semester for the Assistant Professor and Instructor and four courses per semester for the Lecturer and Professor of Practice.  Some teaching experience is preferred.  This position requires an interest to participate in on-line education.

Initial screening will begin on March 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The department currently consists of 12 tenured/tenure track faculty members. There are BS and MS degree programs in both Computer Science and Computer Information Systems with multiple concentrations. 

To apply, submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, transcripts, and at least three reference letters.  Information regarding how the candidate will contribute to diversity in teaching, research, or service should be included within the letter of application or in a stand-alone diversity statement.  Please send all materials to Katie Manning, Department of CS&IS, Bradley University, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL 61625 (or email applications in pdf format to

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices, and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The university is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.