Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Colgate University invites applications for three Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning fall semester 2021. Appointments will be for one year with the possibility for 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 one or two labs (three labs over two semesters). To support the candidate's scholarship, Colgate offers funding opportunities to attend 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 the names of three references must be submitted through The cover letter should indicate courses for which the candidate has teaching interests (see for a list; additional elective topics may also be proposed). Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates must describe in their cover letter or teaching statement how their teaching supports the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021 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 veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, Joel Sommers, at [email protected]




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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 4/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time