Computer Science Department, Swarthmore College

890 8020
Position ID:Swarthmore-Computer Science Department-VAP2 [#8020]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Location:Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Algorithms, Compilers, Databases, Theory of Computing, Programming Languages
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/19, finished 2017/04/12, listed until 2017/09/01)
Position Description:    

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

Visiting Faculty Positions

The Computer Science Department invites applications for multiple visiting positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall semester 2017.

Swarthmore College is a small, selective, liberal arts college located 10 miles outside of Philadelphia. The Computer Science Department offers majors and minors at the undergraduate level.

Swarthmore College has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity and inclusivity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrated commitments to a more inclusive society and world. For more information on Faculty Diversity and Excellence at Swarthmore, see

Applicants must have teaching experience and should be comfortable teaching a wide range of courses at the introductory and intermediate level. Candidates should additionally have a strong commitment to involving undergraduates in their research. A Ph.D. in Computer Science at or near the time of appointment is required.

For the visiting position, strong applicants in any area will be considered. Priority will be given to complete applications received by March 1, 2017.

Applications will continue to be accepted after these dates until the positions are filled.

Applications should include a cover letter, vita, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of reference, at least one (preferably two) of which should speak to the candidate's teaching ability. In your cover letter, please briefly describe your current research agenda; what would be attractive to you about teaching in a liberal arts college environment; and what background, experience, or interests are likely to make you a strong teacher of a diverse group of Swarthmore College students.

Candidates may apply for both positions.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Swarthmore College
Computer Science Department
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

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