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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Hamilton College
Clinton, NY

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Aug 18, 2023
The Computer Science Department at Hamilton College invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024. We seek candidates with expertise in an applied area of systems (such as graphics, networks, security, programming languages, or operating systems) or artificial intelligence (such as natural language processing, computer vision, or machine learning). In particular, we are seeking candidates who can contribute new advanced courses in computer science (at the junior/senior level). 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, a summer student research program, 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 Computer Science Department at Hamilton College consists of seven faculty with a range of scholarly interests. Faculty maintain active research collaborations, many of which integrate the involvement of undergraduate students. The faculty regularly attend academic conferences and often include participation of undergraduate students at conferences. More information can be found on the departmental website (

The position requires a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field; we will also consider candidates with ABD. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. The expected salary range for this position is $109,975 to $117,700. Candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, 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 Our review of applications will begin on October 16, 2023.

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum ( Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information (

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. 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 provides domestic partner benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.


Working at Hamilton College 

Hamilton College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 students from nearly all 50 states and 50 countries. It is distinguished by a faculty of 190 men and women dedicated to teaching and scholarship, by rigorous academic programs, by an emphasis on teaching students to write well and speak persuasively, and by a commitment to diversity in its broadest sense. The College, with an endowment nearing $1 billion (October 2017), is need-blind in admission and has invested more than $265 million in new and renovated facilities in the past dozen years.  

Hamilton is located on a wooded 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooking the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park, where hiking, skiing, fishing, boating and snowmobiling abound. The campus is within a 4-5 hour drive of New York, Boston, Toronto and Philadelphia, and there is a rich variety of cultural opportunities on campus and in nearby Utica (10 minutes), Syracuse (45 minutes) and Cooperstown (55 minutes).

As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to attracting diverse and interesting people to its community.

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