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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Haverford College
Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 20, 2023

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Haverford College invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science to begin Fall 2024

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, starting in Fall semester 2024. The area of scholarly expertise is open, with the successful candidate demonstrating evidence of research productivity, vision, and long-term impact. Teaching responsibilities include courses at all levels of the curriculum, in particular our core introductory sequence, upper-level electives that expand our range of advanced courses, and supervision of undergraduate research. The teaching load is 5 course units a year, which generally amounts to three or four regular courses per year once discussion or lab sections and senior thesis supervision are taken into account.

For more information about Haverford College and the search timeline, please see here .

The successful candidate should have completed a Ph.D. in Computer Science (or a closely related field) by September 1, 2024.

Applicants should submit their dossier, including a cover letter; CV; research statement; teaching statement; and three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses the candidate’s skill as a teacher) via Interfolio ( ) .

Haverford College’s long-standing commitment to social justice is reflected in the diversity, inclusion, and ethical engagement of our students and faculty. Faculty cultivate exciting research careers along with a dedication to student collaboration and innovative pedagogy. A successful teaching statement will highlight prior teaching experience, effective engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, the use of varied pedagogies, and successes and challenges as a teacher. A successful research statement will discuss your past and present scholarship, future planned projects, how your area of research will thrive at a small undergraduate institution, and how you might include and inspire undergraduates in your research program. Please begin the research statement with a summary (abstract) that is accessible to a general audience.

Questions about the Computer Science program should be directed to Dave Wonnacott, Chair of Computer Science, at davew @ . Questions about the position or application process should be directed to hc-compsciencesearch @ . For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or help @ .

Applications completed by October 6, 2023 will receive fullest consideration.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.



Haverford College

Haverford is a leading liberal arts undergraduate college located outside Philadelphia that is known for its academic rigor, Honor Code, and beautiful arboretum campus. There is no place where students are more trusted, are more directly engaged with their education, and have more opportunity to shape their own path.

The campus has 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping, more than 50 academic, athletic and residential buildings, and a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.

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