Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science

Location
Easton, Pennsylvania
Posted
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Computer Science Department at Lafayette College is inviting applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position starting in the fall of 2017, with the possibility of renewal. All areas of CS will be considered. Applicants with earned Master’s degrees in CS will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants with an earned Ph.D. in CS or closely aligned fields by or near the time of appointment.

 The Computer Science Department at Lafayette College has five full-time tenure-track members and is accredited by ABET. The teaching load for visitors is 6 courses per year.

Lafayette College is a highly selective private liberal-arts college located in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. The college is 70 miles north of Philadelphia and 70 miles west of New York City.

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

 Qualifications

 Applicants with earned Master’s degrees in CS will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants with an earned Ph.D. in CS or closely aligned fields by or near the time of appointment.

 Application Instructions

 To apply, please submit a cover letter, a current CV, three letters of reference, a teaching statement and a research statement. Your cover letter should address how your teaching, mentoring, and/or community service support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement:  (http://www.lafayette.edu/about/diversity-statement/).  A detailed description of the application procedures is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/40897.  Questions may be emailed to the search committee chair (compsci@lafayette.edu). Application review will begin 04/01/2017 and continue until the position is filled.