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Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Tenure-track) - Open Specialty

DePauw University
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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DePauw University - Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Tenure-track)

The Department of Computer Science at DePauw University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in August 2022. We seek a colleague to join us in our commitment to inclusive excellence. The department seeks to increase the success of all underrepresented groups in computer science. A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field is preferred; a candidate currently pursuing a doctoral degree will be considered. 

The position is open to any specialty, and teaching responsibilities include courses at all levels of the curriculum -- introductory courses CSC 121 (Computer Science I) and CSC 122 (Data Structures); intermediate courses CSC 231 (Computer Systems), CSC 232 (Object-Oriented Software Development), CSC 233 (Foundations of Computation), and CSC 240 (Writing in Computer Science); and upper-level courses according to specialty. Candidates should be dedicated to strong undergraduate teaching, have a commitment to the liberal arts, and possess the desire to engage undergraduate students in research and professional activities. The teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester and a 0.5 credit extended studies course every three years. Course reassigned time is available through various faculty development programs.

Candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio ( a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a statement outlining a research plan that is inclusive of undergraduate students. In their application materials, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to pedagogies that enable all students to reach their full potential, speak to their capacity to foster engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, discuss their interest in helping build community and outreach programs in the department, and illustrate their ability to promote a diverse and inclusive environment both in the classroom and at the University more broadly. Questions may be directed to the search chair, Scott Thede, by emailing Review of applications begins November 8 and will continue until the position is filled. 

DePauw University is a nationally recognized, leading liberal arts college dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 180 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including a pre-tenure leave and funding for professional and curriculum development. 

In support of DePauw University's mission and values, we welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups. DePauw University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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