Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science


Whitman College

Visiting position in computer science, at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August 2018, renewable for up to three years. A minimum of a Masters degree in computer science or related field required.

The successful candidate will teach five classes over two semesters during the 2018-19 academic year including introductory programming, data structures, and analysis of algorithms. The position has been designed to provide full staffing to cover sabbatical leaves over a three-year period in a relatively new department at Whitman.

The online application will prompt you to submit all of the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly agenda; curriculum vitae; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

The application should address the candidate’s interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement.

To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty” and “Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science”.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see www.whitman.edu and www.wallawalla.org.