Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Computer Science invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science with a starting date of August 2017.  Appointment is available at all ranks.  Appointment rank is contingent on qualifications.

We seek an energetic and enthusiastic individual who loves teaching, and shares our dedication to teaching excellence and service. We offer competitive salaries and excellent fringe benefits. The West Georgia region offers excellent opportunities for personal and professional growth; the Office of Community Engagement has compiled an extensive list of resources about West Georgia local communities.

About the Department

We are a friendly, collegial, teaching-focused and student-centric department committed to providing an excellent computer science education in a personal environment.  Our teaching load is three classes per semester, and we are committed to small class sizes where teaching excellence is nurtured and rewarded. 

This commitment is at the heart of the department’s culture and is emphasized in the department’s criteria for promotion and tenure. The department is housed in the Technology-enhanced Learning Center, a modern building with state of the art facilities for teaching and learning. The department manages and runs its own servers, learning management system, and laboratory facilities. We offer a B.S. in Computer Science that is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, and a nationally ranked fully online M.S. in Applied Computer Science.


A Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field is required at the time of appointment. We are singularly interested in candidates with an authentic commitment to excellence in teaching and a desire to embrace innovative methods in teaching and learning.  We are seeking candidates who are committed to an objects-first approach and the proliferation of current software development industry practices in the curriculum.  This commitment is inclusive of online program delivery and development.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach a wide variety of computer science courses and demonstrate a strong commitment to the Mission of the Department.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of reference (please have references send letters directly to us). The letter of application, letters of reference, and supporting documents should speak in particular to the position qualifications listed above. Application material may be sent via e-mail to csjobs@westga.edu for initial review.

With the exception of transcripts and reference letters, we request that all application material be submitted together as a single document in PDF format.  Also, please ask references to submit letters with a signature; if sending via email, the letter should be a scanned copy with a signature (preferably in PDF format).  We cannot accept Microsoft Word documents or simple email letters without a signature.

For those wishing to send application materials via surface mail, please use the following address:

Computer Science Search
Department of Computer Science
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA 30118

Review of completed applications will begin immediately, but the search will remain open until the positions are filled. Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment. The University of West Georgia is an EO/AA Employer.

Should you have further questions or like additional information regarding the positions, please contact Dr. Adel Abunawass