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Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Employer
Kalamazoo College
Location
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Salary
Competitive
Date posted
Jan 24, 2024

Kalamazoo College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in computer science at the assistant professor or instructor level beginning September 2024. A master’s or Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field is required. Teaching responsibilities include courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. Candidates are expected to have a high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to the liberal arts. The teaching load is equivalent to six courses per year on a quarter system (2/2/2). The Computer Science department values inclusive pedagogical approaches that focus on supporting women and underrepresented minorities.

Kalamazoo College is a nationally known liberal arts college of approximately 1450 motivated undergraduates. It offers a distinctive integrated liberal arts curriculum incorporating opportunities for experiential education in both domestic and international settings. As such, it attracts students from diverse backgrounds interested in social justice and activism. The College is a member of The Posse Program and home to the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. It is located in Kalamazoo, MI, a diverse and vibrant city in western Michigan and home of the first nationwide city-based college tuition remission program, the Kalamazoo Promise. Sitting halfway between Detroit and Chicago, Kalamazoo is also home to a large research university that shares many of its resources with members of the Kalamazoo College community. Thirty-five miles from the beautiful beaches and coastal towns of Lake Michigan, the area also offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the Computer Science department, please visit our department page. For more information about Kalamazoo College, visit our main page here.

Completed applications received by March 1, 2024 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a personal statement that describes teaching experience and goals. Please have three letters of recommendation sent in PDF format to CSsearch@kzoo.edu with a subject line in the format lastname_firstname. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Pam Cutter at this email address.

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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