Colgate University, Department of Computer Science

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of Computer Science-VAP [#24498]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2023/03/24 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/03/08, finished 2023/06/07)
Position Description:    

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

Computer Science Visiting Assistant Professor

The Computer Science Department at Colgate University invites applications for one or more visiting assistant professor positions beginning fall semester 2023. Positions are for one-year with possibility of renewal for additional years dependent on performance and institutional need. A Ph.D. in computer science or a related field is required at the time of appointment or shortly after the date of hire.

We encourage candidates in any area of specialization to apply. We welcome applications from individuals who are passionate about teaching and have the potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. We seek candidates with an interest and ability to teach required courses in our curriculum and elective courses in computer science. Applicants with an active research agenda and interest in mentoring undergraduate research are preferred.

Teaching responsibilities consist of a five-course load for the academic year. Faculty members often teach a mix of lecture sections and lab sections, with each lab section counting as equivalent to 1/3 of a course. The successful candidate may be expected to participate in all- university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Review of applications will begin on March 24, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Applications, which can be submitted at, must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity/inclusivity statement, and the names of three writers of letters of recommendation. Candidates should include in their teaching statement courses they are interested in teaching. At least one of the letters of reference should speak to the candidate’s promise as a teacher. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities and to make all students feel welcome, respected, and fully included in the classroom. Candidates should describe in the diversity/inclusivity statement how their approach to teaching, scholarship and/or mentorship might help us achieve this goal.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of around 3,200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Computer Science department can be found

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at this website:

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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:
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201N McGregory Hall
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346