Open-Rank Tenure Track Professor in Computer Science

South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Open-Rank Tenure Track Professor in Computer Science

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Job Title:
Open-Rank Tenure Track Professor in Computer Science

Job Family:
Furman Faculty

Full time

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Computer Science

Job Summary:
The Department of Computer Science at Furman University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank to begin August 1, 2022. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, and all areas of specialty will be considered. The position requires a demonstrated potential for superb teaching, including the ability to work with a diverse population of students, excellence in scholarly and professional activity involving undergraduates with a broad spectrum of backgrounds and abilities, effective institutional service, and a willingness to work with colleagues across disciplines.

Job Description:

Furman Computer Science professors mentor undergraduates both formally and informally, and strive to build an inclusive student-faculty community in which every member is treated with dignity, and all are welcomed to participate in the life of the department and in the respectful exploration of ideas. This involves regular interactions of both curricular and extracurricular nature. The candidate should show interest in and aptitude for contributing to this endeavor.

The Department of Computer Science confers degrees with majors in Computer Science (B.S. and B.A.) and Information Technology (B.S. and B.A.), an innovative, interdisciplinary program of study. The Department values teaching breadth and versatility, research projects that bridge Computer Science with other disciplines, efforts to provide students with learning opportunities outside the classroom and in the community, contributing to Furman's university-wide First Year Writing Seminar program, and a commitment to applications of algorithmic, computing, and information technology to addressing issues of accessibility, equity, and social justice.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, statement of research interests, an official copy of most recent transcripts, and a diversity statement that describes how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately upon request. Review of applications will commence on September 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to the chair of the Department of Computer Science, Dr. Kevin Treu, at To submit an application and letters of recommendation, please visit our website at

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