(Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor, Computer Science


Rollins College
Mathematics & Computer Science

(Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Job no: 493359

Work type: Faculty (Tenure-Track)

Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL

Categories: Mathematics & Computer Science

Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rollins College invites applications for a tenure-track computer science position at the assistant level, beginning in August 2023. The area of specialization is open.

Our dynamic department is looking for a colleague who is excited about teaching and mentoring at a liberal arts college. The successful applicant should be able to teach a variety of computer science courses, ranging from introductory level to advanced undergraduate, and show an interest in developing courses that serve the college’s general education program. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about encouraging women and people in other underrepresented groups to pursue computer science. We value colleagues with diverse experiences and perspectives that will enhance the Rollins community.

Our alumni have obtained leading industry positions, including roles at Apple, LAIKA Studios, Cloudflare, Los Alamos National Laboratories, NASA and the Seattle Mariners. Other recent students are attending graduate programs at Georgia Tech, Johns Hopkins, and Vanderbilt, among others. Our students are active in the community and passionate about the future of computer science.

Our new colleague will be expected to establish a record of research activity. The department encourages student-faculty collaboration and values a broad approach to scholarship, including work that enhances teaching and projects that engage with the community.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida’s oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation’s most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education:

• Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field. Outstanding candidates with terminal degrees in other areas may be considered if they have a history of teaching and research work consistent with appointment to a computer science faculty position. ABD candidates will be given full consideration if they plan to receive the Ph.D. prior to the August 2023 start date.

• Preference for candidates with demonstrated evidence of effective teaching in one or more core computer science classes.

• Willingness to teach a range of classes within the computer science major and develop new courses for non-majors.

• Ability to develop a research program that can incorporate undergraduate students.

• Willing and able to support a diverse student body and encourage the participation of women and other traditionally underrepresented groups in computer science.

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College’s employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

1. Letter of interest

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Statement of teaching philosophy

4. Statement of research interests

5. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application

**Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled.**

Inquiries can be directed to:

Dr. Dan Myers

Chair of Search Committee

dmyers@rollins.edu

About Rollins College:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Service Months: 9

Advertised: 18 Aug 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3356085