Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Allegheny College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2017. All candidates with a demonstrated excellence in the field of computer science are encouraged to apply; individuals who combine computer science with fields such as art, communication arts, and economics are invited. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The teaching load is six courses per academic year, with a laboratory course in computer science counting as one-and-a-half courses. All faculty will participate in both the teaching of college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking and the supervision of innovative research projects. Beyond providing evidence of the ability to effectively teach and an interest in advising diverse undergraduates, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing scholarship in the field of computer science.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant and growing community comprised of innovative teachers, active researchers, and diverse learners. Computer science faculty, students, and alumni have strong connections to top-tier academic institutions and industry-leading corporations. The chosen candidate will receive laboratory space for teaching and research and access to renewable funding for research with students. The selected applicant will join an entrepreneurial institution that supports cutting-edge teaching and values a variety of scholarly deliverables, including software development, community engagement, and paper publication.

Additional details about the Department of Computer Science’s students, faculty, staff, facilities, and this position are available at Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, applicable transcripts, and arrange to have three letters sent from references to: Gregory M. Kapfhammer, Associate Professor and Chair, care of Pauline Lanzine,

Located in picturesque northwestern Pennsylvania, Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college about ninety minutes from Cleveland and less than two hours from Pittsburgh, a city recently described as having a viable path to becoming one of America's leading hubs for technology startups. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Allegheny College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, or national origin.