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Visiting Assistant Professor Positions in Computer Science

Colgate University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 22, 2024

Job Details

The Computer Science Department at Colgate University invites applications for one or more visiting assistant professor positions beginning fall semester 2024. Positions are for one year, with possibility of renewal for additional years pending institutional need and evaluation of teaching effectiveness. Completion of a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

We encourage candidates in any area of specialization to apply. We welcome applications from individuals who are passionate about teaching and have the potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. We seek candidates with an interest and ability to teach required courses in our curriculum and elective courses in computer science. Applicants with an active research agenda and interest in mentoring undergraduate research are preferred.

Teaching responsibilities consist of a five-course load for the academic year. Faculty members often teach a mix of lecture sections and lab sections, with each lab section counting as equivalent to 1/3 of a course. The successful candidate may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum .

Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Applications, which can be submitted through Interfolio at Interfolio , must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity/inclusivity statement, and the names of three writers of letters of recommendation. Candidates should include in their teaching statement courses they are interested in teaching. At least one of the letters of reference should speak to the candidate’s promise as a teacher. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities and to make all students feel welcome, respected, and fully included in the classroom. Candidates should describe in the diversity/inclusivity statement how their approach to teaching, scholarship and/or mentorship might help us achieve this goal.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of around 3,200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Computer Science department can be found here . Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at this website .

Salary Range or Pay Grade

$83,200 (for ABD candidates) to $87,900 (for candidate with PhD in hand)

Campus Crime Reporting and Statistics

The Department of Campus Safety at Colgate University will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. You may access the report from the Clery Compliance web page here . Printed copies of this report may be obtained upon request from the Department of Campus Safety via e-mail at .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Policy Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Colgate University

Colgate is a distinctive, leading American university known for its intellectual rigor, world-class professors, campus of stunning beauty, and alumni famously loyal to their alma mater.

Time and time again, the world has shown an urgent need for citizens with the ability to create, explore, examine, and connect human knowledge. Colgate University has been answering that call through centuries of academic rigor in the liberal arts tradition.

Colgate attracts world-renowned faculty in a breadth of subject matters as well as innovative leaders in higher-ed administration, all dedicated to building on an educational tradition that has prepared generations of Colgate graduates for success. 

Colgate is deeply invested in employees’ success, and we all work together to ensure that students receive the premier education that is at the University’s core.

The Colgate campus, ranked as one of the most beautiful in the nation, is a place where students develop lifelong bonds with each other, faculty, and staff.

Colgate is located in the village of Hamilton, a community of about 3,800 residents who enjoy downtown’s art galleries and restaurants and who take pride in the many historic homes and public buildings.

Colgate University

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