Adjunct Faculty Position


The Calvin College Department of Computer Science seeks applicants for one or more part-time faculty positions. Individuals from all computing-related areas are invited to apply. Responsibilities include: teaching computing-related courses, including lecture and/or lab sessions of introductory courses, as well as courses that serve other departments.


Applicants should have a masters degree (or at least five years of work experience) in computer science or a related area and must be committed to undergraduate education. Desirable qualities include: experience and skills in teaching undergraduates, including strong communication and organizational skills. 

Faith and Educational Commitment

Applicants should have a commitment to:

  1. the educational mission of Calvin College as a Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church.
  2. the Christian faith and to the integration of faith, learning, and student development.

Diversity Commitment

Applicants should also have a demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communication across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical limitations, class, or religious perspectives.

About Computer Science

The department features supportive colleagues, excellent facilities, a fast-growing population of (mostly) hardworking students, a dynamic colloquium series, and strong undergraduate programs in computer science, data science, digital communications, and information systems, including a BCS major accredited by ABET ( Special departmental programs include our 50% Initiative and sponsoring Girls Who Code clubs.

About Calvin

Calvin is building a tradition of diversity and accessibility and welcomes applications from persons whose personal characteristics will further that commitment. Calvin does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, or age.

Calvin is one of the largest Christian colleges in North America, and was named the #1 regional college in the Midwest for 2017 by U.S. News & World Report. Additional information about the college and department is available at: and, respectively.

Application Procedure

Please download and complete the application form available at the college website:  With your application, please submit two documents: (i) a curriculum vitae detailing your teaching experience, and (ii) a letter addressing your interest in teaching at a Christian college. (PDF documents are preferred.)

Please send these three documents to:

Prof. Keith VanderLinden
Chair, Department of Computer Science
Calvin College
3201 Burton SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Applications  will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional information, including official transcripts, will be requested of all candidates progressing to the interview stage.