Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Loyola Marymount University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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 for more information.)

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. 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 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.


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