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Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science

The Computer Science Program at Landmark College invites applications at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning August 2018. This is a great opportunity for a faculty member interested in project based learning, innovative teaching/learning pedagogy, and developing collaborative student/teacher research projects with neurodiverse students.

Landmark College awarded its first B.S. in Computer Science degrees in 2018. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to shape new courses and the overall direction of the curriculum by delivering courses from a wide range of undergraduate computer science based on experience and interest. The development of new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise is encouraged. Applicants with a background and/or interest in embedded systems and robotics are highly desirable.

Landmark College, located in beautiful southern Vermont, is proud to be the College of choice for students who learn differently, including students with a learning disability (such as dyslexia), ADHD, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We champion a strengths-based model and give students the skills and strategies they need to achieve their goals. A fully accredited, not-for-profit institution, Landmark College offers bachelor’s and associate degrees in the liberal studies, studio arts, psychology, business, life science and computer science.

The faculty member will provide scholarship in the field, particularly in terms of research programs that can involve undergraduate students, and will join others in grant proposal development. Familiarity with principles of universal design for instruction and learning, and a demonstrated commitment to continuing growth as an educator is also desired.

QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree in computer science or a related field is required (master’s degree considered). A working understanding of the nature of specific learning disabilities and teaching experience at the college level is highly desirable.

Landmark College offers a dynamic employment opportunity with competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Qualified individuals must apply by cover letter (that addresses teaching qualifications), statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, CV and the contact information of three work references to: Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, VT 05346. Electronic submissions are preferred: No phone calls please. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, Landmark is a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that Landmark College is an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support and value all members of our community.

Landmark College recognizes the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College's mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of Landmark College faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated, and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls, please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with Landmark College’s mission. We value diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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