Two Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Location: Poughkeepsie, New York
Internal Number: 3858556
Vassar College Two Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Department: Computer Science Department Posting Number: F069P
For full consideration applicants should apply by: 02/24/2023
About Vassar College Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduate students, located in the Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape. The College is located in Poughkeepsie, home to a culturally diverse community, and benefits from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Vassar faculty are committed teachers/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually-mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on college-wide and departmental committees. The College maintains a generous leave policy, provides strong support for research, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching.
Position Introduction The Department of Computer Science at Vassar College invites applications for a two-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin in the Fall semester of 2023.
AA Statement Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. The College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial, ethnic, and other groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding.
Position Description A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research is expected. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is desired, but individuals nearing completion will also be considered. Strong candidates with a M.S., including those with industry experience, are also encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory, intermediate, and upper-level courses. The expected teaching load will be one lab course and one non-lab course per semester. Vassar faculty members are committed teacher/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and in individually mentored projects. Vassar College has a strong undergraduate program in Computer Science, with a history going back to 1963. The department is housed within Vassar's Integrated Science Commons. The department maintains Linux laboratories for introductory and advanced instruction. Each faculty member is provided with a Linux workstation and a laptop. For more information see https://computerscience.vassar.edu/.
How to Apply Candidates should submit a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), a diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and/or professional involvements, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which directly addresses teaching), and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy. To apply, please visit https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/3039.
Review of applicant materials will begin on Friday, February 24, 2023, and will continue until the position has been filled. There is no guarantee that applications received after this date will be reviewed. Please direct any questions about the position to Marc Smith, Chair of the Computer Science Department (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.