Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Location
Tacoma
Posted
Jan 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


University of Puget Sound

Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Job ID: 3922

Location: Math & Computer Science

Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Appointment: Two-year visiting assistant professor in Computer Science to begin Fall 2018.

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities will include courses throughout the undergraduate computer science curriculum. Standard teaching load is three units per semester, composed of lectures and labs.

Qualifications: Ph.D. (ABD considered) in computer science or a closely related field, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education. Specialization is open, with possible preference given to candidates who can teach software engineering

Compensation and Benefits:

Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and teaching load.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices--services/human-resources/overview-of-university-benefit/.

About Puget Sound: The University of Puget Sound is located in Tacoma, Washington, a vibrant, diverse mid-sized urban port city. Within, and near, Tacoma there is ready access to urban, rural, and natural areas as well as opportunities to participate in a wide variety of cultural activities.

About Computer Science at Puget Sound: The department supports a student ACM chapter, and its chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the computing honor society, is one of just four in the state. The department is also a member of the National Center for Women and Information Technology's Academic Alliance and is working to build an ACM-W chapter.

Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than February 15, 2018 to ensure full consideration.

Diversity Statement

    We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives. We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community. We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/diversity-at-puget-sound/

Required Documents: Applications submitted without the documents listed below will not be considered:

    Curriculum vitae Letter of interest Teaching statement Three (3) Letters of Reference. You will be asked to specify the email addresses of reference providers at the time of application and the system will email these providers on the next business day. Please note that one of the letters should address teaching ability or potential.
Optional:

    Teaching Evaluations
Note: In the online application system, please submit curriculum vitae when prompted to submit resume. Additional documents can be attached within the application.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.




How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: www.pugetsound.edu/employment

About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.

As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA








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