The University of Mary Washington (UMW) invites applications for
a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor
level in computer science to begin August 15, 2022.
Our close-knit team of ten faculty specializes in working with
eager undergraduate students in small classes and one-on-one
mentoring settings. Candidates for the position must either
have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field
or have made substantial progress toward completing their
dissertation. An earned terminal degree will be required for
continuation in the tenure-track position. Passionate teachers in
all subdisciplines of computer science will be considered.
Successful applicants will demonstrate an enthusiasm for teaching
at the undergraduate level, the ability to teach a variety of
computer science topics, an interest in involving undergraduates in
research, and demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and
high-impact learning in an inclusive environment that embraces
diverse talents and backgrounds. The normal teaching load is three
sections per semester in small classes.
Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly/professional
development, perform service in support of the students, the
program, and the institution, and be committed to the continuous
enhancement of a diverse and inclusive curriculum in response to
changing needs and expectations of our student body. Candidates
must also have effective oral and written communication skills.
UMW is a public liberal arts and sciences university dedicated
to effective teaching and the integration of undergraduate students
in research. The Department offers majors in Computer Science and
Cybersecurity, as well as minors in Computer Science, Cybersecurity
and Data Science. Recently recognized as a “Great College to
Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, UMW is
centrally located between Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA, close
to many government labs and private engineering firms offering
opportunities for collaborative research and student internship
Candidates are required to complete a Commonwealth of Virginia
application. They are also asked to electronically submit a letter
of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy,
research statement, graduate transcripts and the contact
information for three references.
The preferred deadline for applications is December 31,
2021. The University of Mary Washington accepts only
completed online applications. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed
applications will not be considered.
The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity
employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and
inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms
of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate
discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color,
disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,
parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual
orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and
diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and
programs, believing that these qualities are foundational
components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission.
The university is interested in candidates whose experience and
qualifications support an ongoing commitment to these core
For questions regarding the second position, please feel free to
contact Dr. Jennifer Polack, Search Committee Chair, Department of
Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences at