Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of
Computer Science to begin September 1, 2022.
Randolph-Macon College, founded in 1830, is a selective,
primarily residential liberal arts college with an enrollment of
1500 students located in the northern suburbs of Richmond,
Virginia. It is 90 miles south of Washington, DC and 15 miles north
of Richmond. The College seeks employees committed to advancing
inclusion and equity and to cultivating a community that welcomes
all people, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national
origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Of
special interest are candidates who can further the College’s
efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Computer Science Department is a growing, active, and
energetic community of five tenured/tenure track faculty that
currently supports over 100 majors and minors. The department
houses one of the oldest computer science programs in the country
and recently introduced a new major and minor in Cybersecurity.
Both programs are rapidly expanding and continue to attract wide
student interest. The department values high-quality teaching and
individualized work with students and places a strong emphasis on
the importance of effective communication throughout and beyond the
Randolph-Macon College faculty teach, advise, conduct research
and engage in scholarship, and serve the college and department.
Primary teaching responsibilities will include a wide range of
courses from the introductory level to advanced core and elective
courses in both Cybersecurity and Computer Science. We seek
candidates who are committed to high quality teaching at the
undergraduate level in a small liberal arts college and
demonstrated experience or interest working with students from
diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will play an integral
part in our new Cybersecurity program.
- Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field
- Evidence of a commitment to undergraduate teaching and student
- Evidence of experience or training in at least one area of
- Commitment to implementing effective pedagogy in the classroom;
- Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and
a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical methods that enable
students across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to reach
their maximum potential.
- The ability to teach a broad range of courses in the
Cybersecurity major including introductory level computer
- The ability to maintain an active research area in
Cybersecurity or Computer Science with the potential to include
undergraduate students as active participants
- Potential to engage and collaborate with undergraduate students
and colleagues; and
- Interest in being an active participant in the department's
efforts to recruit, retain, and teach students from diverse
backgrounds and underrepresented groups
To apply, please send the following as a single pdf document to
Sabrina Granderson, Administrative Services Coordinator, at
firstname.lastname@example.org with “Computer Science” as the
The documents must include:
- Letter of application that addresses the position
- Curriculum vitae
- A brief statement of teaching philosophy
- A brief (one page) statement of research interests
- A brief (one page) statement describing past, present, and
future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and
- Unofficial graduate transcripts (scanned copies
- The names and contact information for three professional
references (at least one of whom can address teaching experience
and teaching effectiveness; please indicate the teaching reference
in your letter of application). Please do not ask references to
submit letters of recommendation; the committee will conduct
reference checks by phone.
For specific inquiries about the position, please contact the
Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Rance Necaise (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin October 25, 2021 and continue
until the position is filled.
Incomplete applications will not be considered by the search
Randolph-Macon College does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran
status in its education or employment programs or activities.