Oberlin College, Computer Science Department

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Position ID:Oberlin College-CSCI-VAP2YRTWO [#24270, https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/11339]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science 2-yr position
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2023/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/02/03, finished 2023/09/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Computer Science Department at Oberlin College invites applications for TWO full-time, non-continuing faculty positions in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of two years, beginning fall semester of 2023 and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.

About: Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private, four-year, highly selective national 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. Among liberal arts colleges, Oberlin is a national leader in successfully placing graduates into PhD programs.

The Computer Science department has 8 faculty positions (including this position) with research interests spanning the areas of machine learning, computer vision, privacy, security, human-computer interaction, theory, and computer science education. Our majors are enthusiastic and actively engaged in their education. Our majors are enthusiastic and actively engaged in their education. Many majors go on to earn advanced degrees from leading CS Graduate programs.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will teach 5 courses per year, with labs counting towards this total, at all levels of undergraduate Computer Science. There will be opportunities for the incumbent to teach in the incumbent’s area of specialization. This position will include team teaching and working closely with other members of the CS Department on courses, and includes the opportunity for significant mentoring in active learning pedagogies throughout our curriculum.

Qualifications: Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2023-24). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Oberlin College is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Oberlin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran’s status, and/or other protected status as required by applicable law.

Compensation: Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive benefits package.

Special Instructions: A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter describing your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service, detailing any connections to supporting an inclusive learning environment; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial Graduate Transcript; 4) a Statement on your teaching philosophy and expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion,5) Letters of Reference from three recommenders.* All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory’s online application process at: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/13533 *By providing three letters of reference, you agree that we may contact your letter writers. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 15 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Questions about the position can be addressed to: Cynthia Taylor, Chair of Computer Science, at ctaylor@oberlin.edu Diversity Statement: Oberlin College is committed to the creation and nurturing of a diverse community of individuals through inclusive excellence. Diversity involves recognizing the value of differences and the inclusion of all members of the community including those that experience discrimination or under representation. This is a core value of the organization as we strive for a culturally diverse student body, faculty and staff that reflect the multicultural nature of the nation and our world and bring unique strengths and abilities, which contribute, to our institution. Oberlin College and Conservatory is an equal opportunity employer.

We are not accepting applications for this job through AcademicJobsOnline.Org right now. Please apply at https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/13533 external link.
Contact: Cynthia Taylor, Chair, 440 775-8372, 440 775-6272 (fax)
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
Oberlin College & Conservatory
Computer Science Department
10 N. Professor St. King 139
Oberlin, OH 44074
Web Page: https://www.oberlin.edu/arts-and-sciences/departments/computer-science