Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Northampton, Massachusetts
Mar 09, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Computer Science Department at Smith College invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, to begin July 2017. The term of appointment is for one year. A Ph.D. in computer science is required by the time of appointment.

The successful candidate will be prepared to teach five courses per year and must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and of an active research program. Fields of particular interest include but are not limited to: software engineering, mobile computing, programming languages, and operating systems. Candidates with postdoctoral or other experience and the ability to work with diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Computer Science Department at Smith may be found at

Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications begins April 15, 2017 and remains open until the position is filled.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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