Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Memphis, TN
Apr 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


diversity employer

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rhodes College invites applications for a one-year position as a visiting assistant professor of computer science beginning in August 2017.

The successful applicant must possess a firm commitment to teaching at a liberal arts college. Duties of the position include teaching courses at all levels of the undergraduate computer science curriculum; the teaching load is 3-3. Applicants should hold or expect to receive a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely allied discipline by August 2017. We welcome candidates from all areas of scholarly specialization within computer science.

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity ( ) in the workforce.

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation's 20th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities .

Please apply online at; only online applications will be accepted. A complete application includes a cover letter that explicitly addresses a commitment to diversity, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Please address in your cover letter your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the candidate's recommenders once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and after the candidate submits all of their application documents. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.