Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 27, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science Rank Visiting Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Providence College invites applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Computer Science, commencing fall 2020.

Essential Duties

The person hired will teach Data Analytics and other programming and statistics courses. The position requires a commitment to undergraduate teaching (twelve credit hours per semester). The position is renewable and salary is competitive.

Education and Experience Required

Candidates must hold a Ph.D in computer science or a related field (such as computer engineering, data science, or mathematics) from an accredited institution (or earn one by August 1, 2020).

Posting Number F70P Open Date 05/27/2020 Close Date 06/08/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and all applications submitted by June 8, 2020 will receive full consideration.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, teaching statement, and the names and email addresses of at least three reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation on your behalf (at least one must address teaching ability).

Any questions should be addressed to Computer Science Search Chair, Mathematics/Computer Science Department, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. We believe that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to the excellence of our academic program. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we encourage applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College encourages the applications of women and persons of color.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document

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