Macalester College, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Position ID:Macalester-MSCS2019-TTCS [#13577]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Macalester College
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / All areas, Data Science, Mobile Computing, Networks, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Ubiquitous Computing
Appl Deadline:2019/10/15 (posted 2019/04/13, listed until 2019/11/15)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position to begin Fall 2020. Candidates must have or be completing a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field. They must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. We are especially interested in candidates who are enthusiastic to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses. This person will be expected to contribute to the teaching of our introductory and core courses as well as advanced courses. Strong candidates will have a track record in the mentoring of undergraduate research.

Macalester offers majors in Computer Science, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and Statistics, minors in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics and, most recently, a minor in Data Science. We encourage innovative pedagogy and curriculum, and emphasize computer science’s interdisciplinary connections within and beyond the sciences. We are particularly seeking strong candidates whose work spans disciplinary boundaries beyond CS, math, or the natural sciences. Although we are open to any area of expertise, areas of highest priority include mobile and ubiquitous computing, computer networks, programming languages, data science, and operating systems. We work with diverse student populations and teach courses that include elements of civic engagement. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated interest in these efforts.

Complete applications include: a cover letter that includes a statement of interest in Macalester and the liberal arts; a curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; a research description; and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which can address teaching). Submit electronic copies to www.academicjobsonline.org. . CONTACT: Shilad Sen, ssen@macalester.edu. Evaluation of complete applications will begin October 15th and continue until the position is filled.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from 50 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.


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