Department Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Kalamazoo College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science at the assistant professor level beginning September 2018. A Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field is required. This position is open to all areas of computer science. Candidates in application areas, including interdisciplinary applications, are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities include courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. Experience with programs and pedagogical approaches for attracting and retaining women and underrepresented minorities in the discipline is highly desirable. Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, a promise of scholarly excellence, and a desire to engage undergraduates in scholarship and professional activities. The teaching load is equivalent to six courses per year on a quarter system (2/2/2), with additional duties including directing senior theses and academic advising.
Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college of approximately 1450 motivated undergraduates. It offers a distinctive liberal arts curriculum incorporating opportunities for experiential education in both domestic and international settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000 that supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the department, please visit reason.kzoo.edu/cs/
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Completed applications received by October 31, 2017 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two personal statements below. One personal statement should describe the applicant's scholarly interests; the other should describe teaching experience, philosophy, and practice, including a statement on experience working with underrepresented students and engaging issues of diversity and inclusion in pedagogical approaches. Please have three letters of recommendation, including at least one specifically addressing teaching, sent in PDF format to csSearch@kzoo.edu with a subject line in the format lastname_firstname.
Questions may be addressed to Dr. Alyce Brady at that email address.
Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you have questions about the search, contact:
Alyce Brady, Chair
Department of Computer Science
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
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