University Fellow for Faculty Diversity in Computer Science

University of North Carolina at Asheville
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 06, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
The University of North Carolina Asheville Department of Computer Science invites applications for a University Fellow for Faculty Diversity in Computer Science to begin Fall 2021. To be considered for this two or three year position the candidate must have completed or be approaching completion of a Ph.D. program and have completed a minimum of 18 graduate contact hours in computer science and related disciplines. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses that fulfill requirements in our computer science major, computer science minor, and in related disciplines. These courses may include introductory programming, data structures, and software engineering. There are opportunities for the successful candidate to design and deliver course offerings in their area of scholarly interest (all areas will be considered). While we prefer candidates that possess teaching experience, we are open to mentoring predoctorial candidates with a passion for and commitment to high-quality teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences university. University Fellows will have a lightened teaching load, extensive mentorship, and support for the development of their pedagogy and scholarship. The term of appointment is 2 (post doc) to 3 (pre doc) years. Following this term, the University Fellow may be offered a tenure-track position in the Department. Additional information about the University Fellowship program may be found at this link: Applicants should submit the following electronically at (1)Cover Letter addressing your interest in this position and how you are best suited for this faculty role. Please include your teaching philosophy, a description of your scholarly interests and the ways in which you engage or contribute to the evolution of your discipline and how your approach to teaching and scholarship align with the values of UNC Asheville. (2) Curriculum Vitae (3) Diversity Statement: 1-2 pages describing: (a) your experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; (b) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and (c ) your understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal arts university. (4) References: Names and contact information for three references from whom we will request letters of reference to be sent separately; these references should address your written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop and maintain a successful research program. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Marietta Cameron ( UNC Asheville is one of the nation's top public liberal arts & sciences colleges with a deep commitment to teaching. We are the only designated liberal arts institution in the North Carolina university system and are the founders of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. We offer an extraordinary liberal arts education at an incredibly affordable rate (tuition is under $7500 per year for in-state students), all in the beautiful mountain town of Asheville, NC. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.