Oberlin College, Computer Science Department

1402 15772
Position ID:Oberlin College-CSCI-2YRAP [#15772, 8695]
Position Title: Two-Year Faculty Position in Computer Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2020/02/06 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/12/18, finished 2020/08/09, listed until 2020/07/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Computer Science Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of two years, beginning fall term of 2020, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private four-year, selective liberal arts college near Cleveland, Ohio and is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2900 students. Oberlin College was the first college in the US to make interracial education and co-education central to its mission. The College continues to view a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational environment as essential to the excellence of its academic program.

The Computer Science department has 7 faculty positions with research interests spanning the areas of algorithmic game theory, computer graphics, machine learning, privacy, security, human-computer interaction and computer science education. Our majors are enthusiastic and actively engaged in their education. Many of our majors go on to earn advanced degrees from leading CS graduate programs.


The incumbent will teach five courses each year with labs counting towards this total, at all levels of undergraduate Computer Science. There will be opportunities for the incumbent to teach in his or her area of specialization.


Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree (in hand or expected by second semester of academic year 2020-21. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.


Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

Special Instructions:

A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Teaching Statement that details your plan to reach a broad spectrum of learners; 4) Unofficial graduate transcript; and 5) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders*. All finalists will be required to submit their application materials electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory’s online application process at http://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/8695

*By providing three (3) Professional References (names and email addresses), you agree that we may contact them through our applicant web portal. Reference writers will be asked to submit an electronic Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant.

Completed applications received by January 13, 2020 will be guaranteed full consideration.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
440 775-8386
Oberlin College & Conservatory
Computer Science Department
10 N Professor St. King 125
Oberlin, OH 44074

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