Computer Science (Tenure-Track)

Greencastle, Indiana
Oct 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Computer Science at DePauw University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in August 2018.  We seek a colleague to join us in our commitment to inclusive excellence. DePauw’s Computer Science department is a national leader in the participation of women student majors (currently 33%), and the department seeks to increase the success of all under-represented groups in computer science.  A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field is strongly preferred; ABD will be considered.


The position is open to any specialty, and teaching responsibilities include courses at all levels of the curriculum -- introductory courses CSC 121 (Computer Science I) and CSC 122 (Data Structures); intermediate courses CSC 231 (Computer Systems), CSC 232 (Object-Oriented Software Development), CSC 233 (Foundations of Computation), and CSC 240 (Writing in Computer Science); and upper-level courses according to specialty. Candidates should be dedicated to strong undergraduate teaching, have a commitment to the liberal arts, and possess the desire to engage undergraduate students in research and professional activities.  The teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester.

Candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a research plan that is inclusive of undergraduate students. In their application materials, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to pedagogies that enable all students to reach their full potential, speak to their capacity to foster engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, and illustrate their ability to promote an inclusive environment both in the classroom and at the University more broadly. Questions may be directed to the search chair, Scott Thede, by emailing Review of applications begins October 31 and will continue until the position is filled.

DePauw University is a nationally recognized, leading liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,300 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including a pre-tenure leave and funding for professional and curriculum development.

DePauw is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a faculty reflective of different life experiences. We encourage women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities to apply for this position.