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Job ID: 207855

Faculty, Software Engineering
Mercer University

Date Posted Mar. 24, 2023
Title Faculty, Software Engineering
University Mercer University
Macon, GA, United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science
    Computer Engineering


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Job Title:

Faculty, Software Engineering



Electrical/Computer Engineering



School Of Engineering


Primary Job Posting Location:

Macon, GA 31207



Additional Job Posting Locations:

(Other locations that this position could be based)



Job Details:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Software Engineering, Tenure Track

The Mercer University School of Engineering (MUSE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Software Engineering, starting August 2023. The School provides Master’s Degrees in Software Engineering (SSE), Software Systems (SSE), and Cyber-Security (CYS).



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.



A minimum of an earned Ph.D. in Software Engineering, Computer Science with an emphasis in Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering with an emphasis in Software Engineering is required (or evidence that the Ph.D. will be complete by August 2023). 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, etc. is highly desirable.


The successful candidate for the position must be able and willing to teach software engineering courses at the graduate level and occasionally at the undergraduate level as necessary. Tenure will be based on excellent teaching, research, scholarly publications and service work.


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.


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


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


Required Document Attachments:

- CV

- Cover Letter

- Statement of Teaching Philosophy

- Statement of Research Interests

- List of professional references with contact information


Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Job Family:

Faculty Engineering


EEO Statement:



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



Why Work at Mercer


At Mercer University, a Bear is more than a mascot: it's a frame of mind that begins with a strong desire to make the most out of your career. Mercer Bears do not settle for mediocrity or the status quo. If you're seeking an environment where your passion and determination are embraced, then you want to work at Mercer University.


Mercer University offers a variety of benefits for eligible employees including comprehensive health insurance (for self and dependents), generous retirement contributions, tuition waivers, paid time off, technology discounts and so much more! For more information, please visit:



The University will ensure equal opportunity for applicants and employees in all of its policies and practices, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, compensation, benefits, layoff and recall policies, University-sponsored training programs, education, tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs. Persons needing reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process or for other questions regarding employment at Mercer University, please contact Human Resources.


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Contact Information

  • Donald Ekong
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Mercer University


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