Computer Science (1-year Term)

Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Computer Science (1-year Term)

The Department of Computer Science at DePauw University invites applications for a one-year term position at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level beginning August 2021. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. An M.S. in computer science or a closely related field is required; a Ph.D. or ABD in computer science or a closely related field preferred. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting is essential. All specializations will be considered; the department is particularly seeking candidates to teach introductory and sophomore-level courses (Data Structures, Computer Systems, Object-Oriented Software Development, Foundations of Computation, and Writing in Computer Science). Teaching upper-level courses is possible depending on the candidate’s specialty and interest. The teaching load is six courses per year. Funds for professional development are available to the successful applicant. 

Candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio ( cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts. In their application materials, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to pedagogies that enable all students to reach their full potential, speak to their capacity to foster engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, illustrate their ability to promote an inclusive environment both in the classroom and at the University more broadly, and show a commitment to outreach and community building. Questions may be directed to the search chair, Scott Thede, by emailing Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

DePauw is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe.  Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, which can help the candidate maintain an active research agenda and improve their pedagogy. DePauw also has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices. 

In support of DePauw University's mission and values, we welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups. DePauw University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.