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Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 24, 2023
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Visiting Faculty

Tenure Information
Non-Tenure Track

Job Description

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Providence College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Computer Science, commencing August 1, 2023. The appointment is renewable for one year with the successful candidate being eligible to take up a tenure track appointment in 2025 or earlier.

Essential Duties

The position requires a commitment to undergraduate teaching (nine credit hours per semester).

Education and Experience Required

This position is open to all specialties and the department is especially interested in candidates with strong teaching records and/or an interest in conducting research with and working closely with undergraduates. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in computer science from an accredited institution (or earn one by August 1, 2023).

Posting Detail Information

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Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Full consideration of application if received by:

Instructions to candidates

Review of applications will begin on May 22, 2023 and all applications submitted by May 22, 2023 will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, teaching statement, research statement, and the names and email addresses of at least three references who can submit letters of recommendation on the applicant’s behalf (at least one letter must address the applicant’s teaching credentials). Any questions should be addressed to Computer Science Search Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions

College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. We be- lieve that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to the excellence of our academic program. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we encourage applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.
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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Research
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document

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