The Department of Computer Science at Reed College invites applications for a two-year visiting faculty position, rank open, beginning in the fall of 2020. Applicants should be committed to excellence in their teaching and scholarship and are expected to have a Ph.D. in computer science by the time of their appointment, though applicants with a strong record of teaching and research in related fields are encouraged to apply as well. The successful candidate will teach core and elective courses in computer science to support the computer science major. In addition to their major courses, all Reed seniors pursue a year-long independent thesis study as part of their graduation requirements. The visitor we seek will be expected to direct computer science thesis projects of several senior students for each year of their appointment.
Reed is a distinguished liberal arts college with approximately 1400 students that offers a demanding academic program to bright and dedicated undergraduates. Applicants to the position are encouraged to contact Jim Fix (firstname.lastname@example.org), the chair of the search committee, for further details about the position and the college’s computer science program. Information about the position is also posted at https://www.reed.edu/computer-science/faculty-search.html.
Applicants should submit their applications electronically through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/73835 and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address how the applicant’s teaching and scholarship are suited to the liberal arts college environment and how their teaching, scholarship, mentoring, community service, or other activities could support Reed’s commitment to diversity and inclusion (see https://www.reed.edu/diversity/).
Though thorough review of applications will continue until the position is filled, applications submitted by March 15, 2020 are assured to get the fullest consideration. Reed College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building an excellent diverse scholarly community. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
About Reed College
Reed College was founded in 1908 in Portland, Oregon, as an independent, coeducational, nonsectarian college of the liberal arts and sciences. Reed provides one of the nation’s most intellectually rigorous undergraduate experiences, with a highly structured academic program balancing broad distribution requirements and in-depth study in a chosen academic discipline.
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