Visiting Teaching Assistant in Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for a Visiting Teaching Assistant in Computer Science to begin August 2022. The Computer Science Department at offers small class sizes (generally under 15 students) and many opportunities to mentor, advise, and otherwise work closely with students.  This is a one year position, but may be renewed. 

Qualifications include a BA in Computer or another closely related field.  Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring students is essential. The ideal candidate will be adept in the use of instructional technology, be committed to the success of all students, and be interested in joining a campus community that promotes diversity, respect, and inclusion.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population.  We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such, we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Send resume, cover letter, including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is important,a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current and professional references to:  Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL  62626 or email hr@blackburn.edu. Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position.  Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted.  Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt of completed application.