Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Hamilton, New York
Mar 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Computer Science at Colgate University invites applications for one or more possible positions in computer science at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2018. Appointments will be made for one year with the possibility of renewal.  We encourage candidates in all areas of specialization to apply. Completion of a Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

In each semester, visiting professors can expect to teach two course sections plus associated laboratory sections. To support the candidate's scholarship, Colgate offers funding opportunities for travel to professional meetings, for professional development, and for students to participate in the candidate's research projects.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through The cover letter should indicate courses for which the candidate has teaching interest (see for a list; additional elective topics may also be proposed).  Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities.  All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students and colleagues across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin March 25, 2018 and will continue until available positions are filled.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer; candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts college of 2900 undergraduate students situated in a picturesque village in central New York.  The department offers excellent teaching and research facilities; and, the university is committed to promoting excellence in both teaching and scholarship.  For more information about the department, please visit our website at

Please direct questions to the department chair, Vijay Ramachandran, at

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