Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Wesleyan University
Middletown, Connecticut
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University
invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in Computer
Science to begin July 1, 2023.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer
Science or a related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as
an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor
if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but
will complete the Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field within one year
of hire.  We encourage candidates in all areas of Computer Science to apply,
including those who deepen or broaden our existing research strengths, and
especially encourage candidates who can contribute to the diversity (broadly
conceived) of the department.  Theory, programming languages, algorithms,
network science, networking, and privacy and security are well-represented in
the department.

Duties include conducting an independent program of research, teaching,
advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at
the departmental and university level. Tenure track faculty in Computer
Science at Wesleyan teach three courses per year.  Wesleyan values both research
and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse student body, and
offers a substantial startup package, a generous sabbatical program,
and competitive salaries and benefits.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research
statement, and teaching statement. Applicants must also have three letters of
recommendation, at least one of which discusses teaching, submitted by the
recommenders at the website.  In the cover letter,
applicants should describe how they will embrace the college's commitment to
fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with
individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups.

Applications must be submitted online through 
We will begin reviewing applications on October 15, 2022, but will continue 
accepting applications until the position is filled.  After October 15 please 
feel free to contact to inquire about the status of the search.  

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender
identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or
past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability,
political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or
non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and
members of historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding
Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be
directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318
North College, 860.685.4771.

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