Oberlin College, Computer Science Department

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Position ID:Oberlin College-CSCI-CSCITTF2020 [#14652, FAC150290PS]
Position Title: Computer Science Tenure Tack Fall 2020
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2020/02/28help popup (accepting applications posted 2019/09/16, listed until 2020/02/28)
Position Description:    

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The Computer Science Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences to begin fall 2020. We seek candidates with teaching and research interests in any area of Computer Science. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning fall of 2020, and will carry the rank of assistant professor.

About: Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private four-year, selective 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. The Computer Science department has 7 faculty positions (including this position) with research interests spanning the areas of algorithmic game theory, computer graphics, machine learning, privacy, security, human-computer interaction and computer science education. Our majors are enthusiastic and actively engaged in their education. Many of our majors go on to earn advanced degrees from leading CS graduate programs. For more information go to https://www.oberlin.edu

Responsibilities: The incumbent will teach the standard teaching load (4.5 courses per year, with labs counting towards this total) at all levels of undergraduate Computer Science and specialize in one area. The incumbent will also be expected to engage in sustained scholarly, peer-reviewed research, including with undergraduate students, and may engage in other creative work appropriate to the position. The successful candidate will contribute actively to the life of the Department in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising, as well as service on College committees.

Qualifications: Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2020-2021). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching, including supervision of student research. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Inclusion and diversity are hallmarks of excellence at Oberlin. 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 diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or 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, highlighting how these support a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment;
  2. A Curriculum Vitae;
  3. A Research Statement that includes how you will incorporate undergraduate students into your research program;
  4. A Teaching statement that details your plan to reach a broad spectrum of learners;
  5. Unofficial graduate transcripts; and
  6. Letters of Reference from three recommenders*, at least one of which addresses teaching.

All application materials must be submitted electronically through http://academicjobsonline.org. Finalists will be required to submit their application materials electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory’s online application process at: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/ Completed applications received by December 2 will be guaranteed full consideration. Questions about the position can be addressed to the Chair of Computer Science: Robert Geitz bob.geitz@oberlin.edu or 440-775-8386.

*By having recommenders provide these letters you agree that we may contact them.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
440 775-8386
Oberlin College & Conservatory
Computer Science Department
10 N Professor St. King 125
Oberlin, OH 44074

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