Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Sep 21, 2020

The Computer Science Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2021.  We seek candidates with expertise in an applied area of computer science.  We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.  Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.  We expect an ongoing research program that could involve undergraduate researchers.  Research support includes start-up funds, annual conference travel, and a generous sabbatical leave program.  The position requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year.

The position requires a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field; candidates working on their dissertation with an anticipated completion date before August 2021 will be considered.  The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter.  Candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements about teaching and research with undergraduates, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation via Interfolio at  Questions regarding the search may be directed to Mark Bailey, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].  Our review of applications will begin on October 15, 2020.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners).  Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.  Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.  Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 9/23/2020
Application Due: 12/22/2020
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