Tenure Track Positions in Computer Science

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The Department of Computer Science at Bucknell University seeks applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in computer science beginning August 2020. We are interested in applicants working in any area of computer science, most particularly in those with research areas that expand the range of expertise in the department or that may lead to interdisciplinary collaborations. A PhD is required for this position. Candidates in the final stages of completing their doctoral work will be considered.

We seek candidates who will contribute to the teaching of courses in theoretical aspects of computer science or programming languages design, and core courses in our degree programs. Candidates will have opportunities to develop elective courses in their areas of expertise. We expect that candidates will develop a vigorous scholarly program that creates opportunities for student participation.

The department offers a BA and two ABET accredited BS programs, one in Computer Science and another in Computer Science and Engineering. We have a firm commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to student-centered teaching. Our computing environment is Linux/Unix-based. More information about the department can be found at: http://www.bucknell.edu/ComputerScience/

Review of applications will begin on November 1 and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, a statement describing any past experience, training, or engagement with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications are only accepted through http://jobs.bucknell.edu. Questions should be directed to Professor L. Felipe Perrone, Chair of Computer Science ([email protected]).

About Bucknell


Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.


Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.


Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals.


Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.


Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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Posted: 9/19/2019
Application Due: 11/18/2019
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