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Faculty, Software Engineering

Mercer University
Macon, GA
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023

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Job Title:

Faculty, Software Engineering


Electrical/Computer Engineering


School Of Engineering

Primary Job Posting Location:

Macon, GA 31207

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Job Details:

The Mercer University School of Engineering (MUSE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Software Engineering starting August 2024.


Candidates are sought to enhance the Department's focus on emerging technologies in Software Engineering, particularly with expertise, scholarly interest, and an excellent capacity for teaching and research in all areas within Software Engineering such as software design and construction, requirements analysis, security, verification and validation, and software engineering processes are of interest. The successful candidate for the position must be able and willing to teach software engineering courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels as necessary. Tenure will be based on excellent teaching, research, scholarly publications and service work. The School provides Master's Degrees in Software Engineering (SSE), Software Systems (SSE), and Cyber-Security (CYS).


A minimum of an earned Ph.D. in Software Engineering, Computer Science (with an emphasis in Software Engineering), Computer Engineering (with an emphasis in Software Engineering), or a related discipline is required (or evidence that the Ph.D. will be complete by August 2024). Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the college level and consulting or industrial experience. Experience with professional organizations such as ABET, ASEE, IEEE, ACM, etc., is highly desirable. Rank will be determined based on the credentials of the selected candidate

Additional Information:

Mercer's undergraduate engineering program is ABET/EAC accredited using a core curriculum model. The School of Engineering offers both Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering degrees with specializations in biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, and mechanical as well as engineering-related programs in cyber systems, technical communications and industrial management. The undergraduate curriculum is dynamic, innovative, broadly based, and includes the option of an integrated BSE/MSE degree program for qualified candidates. Total engineering enrollment is over 750 students.

Mercer University is a private and comprehensive university and includes the Mercer Engineering Research Center in nearby Warner Robins, GA. The metropolitan Macon area, located 90 miles south of Atlanta, has a population of 250,000 and enjoys a four-season climate and a wealth of nearby historic, cultural, and recreational attractions.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent on a successful background check.

Interested and qualified individuals desiring to join the school's dedicated faculty should complete the brief online application at and attach 1) cover letter, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and 4) a list of four professional references. Review of applicants will begin October 31, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Visit the School of Engineering website at

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Faculty Engineering

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Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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