Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Whitman College

The Computer Science Department at Whitman College is seeking candidates for a one-year position in Computer Science, at the rank of visiting instructor or visiting assistant professor, beginning August 2021. M.S. or higher education teaching experience in Computer Science or a related discipline is required.

The successful candidate will offer multiple sections of either Introductory Computer Science in Python or Data Structures in C++ or Java, plus at least one further Computer Science course at an intermediate or advanced level. The teaching load is five course sections per year; our largest sections include about 30 students.

Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. Applicants should explain how their classroom will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.

To apply, go to The online application will prompt you to share a link where we can view all of the required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction; and contact information for three references. Suggestions on how to do this could be to put these materials in a shared Google folder or Drop Box and share that link.

Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. 

Whitman College is building a diverse academic community and especially encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's learning environment. Whitman College is an EEO employer.

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For full application instructions and position description, visit


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