Assistant Professor of Computer Science

February 03, 2014


Earlham College invites applications a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2014.

Computer Science at Earlham is a small, dynamic program, with an orientation towards combining rigorous foundations with experiential education and collaboration with other departments as key components of our approach. Our students are engaged in a very high level of undergraduate research, application development and system support activity with faculty and the department’s post-baccalaureate position.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Typical course load is three courses per semester; upper-division classes usually have no more than 15 students. Candidates in all areas of specialization are welcome; interest in leading undergraduate research and/or one or more of the student Applied Science Groups is highly desirable, as is an interest in interdisciplinary collaborations.

Experience & Qualifications

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline, and be able to teach a broad spectrum of courses across the ACM/IEEE curriculum. It is possible that candidates who are ABD or, in exceptional circumstances, have equivalent experience, will be considered.

Application Instructions

Candidates should send applications as a single PDF including: cover letter that addresses your interests, qualifications and experience; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of research interests; undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately as a PDF by the recommender. Materials should be sent to:

Please do not send application materials via postal mail.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by March 15, 2014, will receive full consideration.

For additional information, contact Charlie Peck, Professor of Computer Science, at:

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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