Macalester College, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Position ID:Macalester-MSCS2019-APCOMPSCI [#9184]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2018/01/19 finished (2017/05/19, finished 2018/01/25, listed until 2018/01/31)
Position Description:    

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

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Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level to begin Fall 2018. Candidates who have, or are completing, a PhD in Computer Science are preferred, but closely related fields may also be considered. They must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. We are especially interested in candidates who are enthusiastic to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses. This person will be expected to contribute to the teaching of our introductory and core courses as well as advanced courses, and to mentor undergraduate research.

Macalester offers majors in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Applied Mathematics and Statistics, minors in Computer Science, Statistics, and Mathematics, as well as a new minor in Data Science. We encourage innovative pedagogy and curriculum, and emphasize computer science's interdisciplinary connections. We have close relationships with several disciplines both within and beyond the sciences, and we are interested in candidates whose work spans disciplinary boundaries. Areas of highest priority include computer and data security and privacy, mobile and ubiquitous computing, computer networks and systems.

Submit electronic copies of curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which discusses your potential as a teacher), a cover letter that addresses why you are interested in Macalester, a statement of teaching philosophy, and one research paper to apply. CONTACT: Shilad Sen at Evaluation of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis- St. Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million people and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a long-standing, mission-driven commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

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