Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Allegheny College
Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Allegheny College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2016. Applicants with interdisciplinary interests that combine computer science with, for instance, art, biology, economics, data science, media and communication, or environmental science are particularly encouraged to apply; candidates with expertise in computer architecture, graphics and data visualization, human-computer interaction, mobile computing, networking, or other areas of computer science are also invited. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field.

The teaching load is 6 courses per academic year, with a laboratory course in computer science counting as 1.5 courses. All faculty must participate in both the teaching of college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking and the advising of senior thesis research projects. Beyond providing evidence of the ability to effectively teach and advise diverse undergraduate students, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing scholarship.

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, at least one of whom can comment on teaching, to: Gregory M. Kapfhammer, Associate Professor and Chair, care of Pauline Lanzine, Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. 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, or national origin.