Department of Computer Science, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Computer Science-VAP17 [#8952]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/03/20 finished (posted 2017/02/27, finished 2018/04/10)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Computer Science at Colgate University invites applications for one or more positions in computer science at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2017. Appointments will be made for one year with the possibility of renewal. We encourage candidates in all areas of specialization to apply. Completion of a Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

In each semester, the successful candidate can expect to teach two courses plus associated laboratory sections, which may include courses in the candidate's area of specialization. To support the candidate's scholarship, Colgate offers funding opportunities for travel to professional meetings, for professional development, and for students to participate in the candidate's research projects.

Review of applications will begin March 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Application materials must be submitted through

Colgate University is a highly selective liberal-arts college of 2900 undergraduate students situated in a picturesque village in central New York. The department offers excellent teaching and research facilities; and, the university is committed to promoting excellence in both teaching and scholarship. For more information about the department, please visit our website at

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 and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer; candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

Please direct questions to the department chair, Vijay Ramachandran, at

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:
+1 (315) 228-7780
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346, USA

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