Visiting Professor in Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Swarthmore, PA
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Expires on: July 6, 2018

Swarthmore College
Computer Science

The Computer Science Department invites applications for multiple visiting positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall semester 2018.

For the visiting position, strong applicants in any area will be considered. Priority will be given to complete applications received by February 15, 2018.

Applications will continue to be accepted after these dates until the positions are filled.

The Computer Science Department currently has eight tenure-track faculty and four visiting faculty. Faculty teach introductory courses as well as advanced courses in their research areas. We have grown significantly in both faculty and students in the last five years. Presently, we are one of the most popular majors at the College and expect to have over 70 Computer Science majors graduating this year.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have teaching experience and should be comfortable teaching a wide range of courses at the introductory and intermediate level. Candidates should additionally have a strong commitment to involving undergraduates in their research. A Ph.D. in Computer Science at or near the time of appointment is required. The strongest candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to creative teaching and an active research program that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applications should include a cover letter, vita, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of reference, at least one (preferably two) of which should speak to the candidate’s teaching ability. In your cover letter, please briefly describe your current research agenda; what would be attractive to you about teaching diverse students in a liberal arts college environment; and what background, experience, or interests are likely to make you a strong teacher of Swarthmore College students.

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. To apply, visit

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.