The Department of Computer Science at Loyola Marymount
University (LMU) in Los Angeles invites applications for the
position of Assistant Professor of Computer Science to begin in the
fall of 2022. While the search is focused at the assistant level,
applications at all levels are welcome and will be considered. A
Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field is required. ABD
applicants who anticipate completion of the doctorate by August 15,
2022 will also be considered. The Department places a high priority
on diversity, social justice, and inclusive excellence.
The LMU Computer Science program aims to be recognized as a
venue for exceptional baccalaureate education in computing through
a curricular foundation in computational thinking, integration of
interdisciplinary studies, emphasis in communication skills,
collaboration with industry, and service to the profession and the
community. Its student population ranges from those completely new
to computing in their first year to those with years of programming
experience. As such, successful candidates will be able to present
technical concepts at multiple levels of abstraction from distinct
perspectives. In addition to excellent teaching, successful
candidates are expected to establish active research programs that
will include undergraduates, and to perform service to the
department, college, and university.
Loyola Marymount University is the “University of Silicon Beach”
and enrolls about 6,200 undergraduate and 2,100 graduate students.
As a Jesuit and Carnegie classified R2 institution, LMU seeks
qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment
to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the
building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer.
Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonbinary individuals,
people living with disabilities, and all persons in the full
diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs are
encouraged to apply. (Visit https://cse.lmu.edu/department/computerscience/
for more information.)
Apply online at
. Interested applicants are invited to upload: 1) a cover letter
outlining areas of teaching, research interests, and resonance with
LMU’s mission; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching
philosophy; 4) a description of proposed research projects; 5) a
diversity statement discussing activities/initiatives to broaden
participation in computer science that you have been involved with.
If you have prior relevant teaching experience, you may also
include student and/or peer evaluation information.
Once all required materials have been uploaded, each applicant
will be contacted in order to provide three references.
References will be expected to upload letters of recommendation
directly through the link emailed to them. Please address questions
to Dr. Jordan Freitas (she/her), chair of the search committee, at
email@example.com. Please do not email application materials
or letters of recommendation to Dr. Freitas. Review of
completed applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue
until the position is filled.