Computer Science Department, Oberlin College

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Position ID:Oberlin College-CSCI-ASSTPROF [#4861, FAC15-10]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining and Information Retrieval, Machine Learning
Appl Deadline:2015/01/09 finished (posted 2014/10/10, updated 2015/09/06, listed until 2015/02/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Computer Science Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of 4 years, beginning Fall of 2015, and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will teach the standard teaching load (currently 4.5 courses per year, which includes labs) at all levels of undergraduate Computer Science and specialize in Machine Learning or a related area.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2015-16). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching, including the supervision of student research. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.

The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in sustained scholarly research and/or other creative work appropriate to the position and participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising and service on committees.

The Computer Science department currently has 5.5 FTE with research interests spanning the areas of algorithmic game theory, computer graphics, distributed systems, modeling, security, and more. Our CS majors are enthusiastic and actively engaged in their education, and many of them go on to earn advanced degrees from leading CS graduate programs. For more information on the department, please see our website

To be assured of consideration, a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, a teaching statement, a research statement, and at least three recent letters of reference* should be submitted online to or sent to Benjamin Kuperman, Chair, Department of Computer Science, Oberlin College, 10 N. Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074 by January 9, 2015. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. *By providing these letters, you agree that we may contact your references.

Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.

Oberlin is a four-year, selective liberal arts college in northern Ohio that is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2900 students. Oberlin College was founded in 1833. It was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission - traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement. Oberlin College has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, and excellent facilities and academic and technological resources. For more information, go to

FAC15-10 / October 9, 2014

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:
440 775-8556
Oberlin College
Computer Science Department
10 N Professor St. King 223
oberlin, OH 44074
attn: Benjamin Kuperman

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