Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics, Gustavus Adolphus College

Position ID: 1203-APCS [#10437]
Position Title: Computer Science, Assistant Professor Computer Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: 2017/11/10 finished (posted 2017/07/11, finished 2018/05/13, listed until 2018/01/11)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics: Computer Science

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics to begin September 1, 2018.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in computer science (or a closely-related discipline), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have experience teaching programming either in a classroom or laboratory setting. A commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching and the ability to teach introductory computer science courses using Python and Java are desirable. We are interested in applicants who will diversify the expertise and experience represented in the department in general, with a preference for applicants who can teach either systems- or applications-related computer science courses. Applicants should demonstrate sympathy with the aims and ideals of liberal arts education and a commitment to supporting students from diverse backgrounds. A willingness to foster and support undergraduate research is highly valued.

Major/Essential Functions: The course load for the position will be 6 course equivalents, normally three courses per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities include courses in computer science at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, contributing to courses in general education, and advising of students. Gustavus faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; materials should be submitted via The application materials must include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; transcripts (scanned copies acceptable); and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). At least one of the references specifically address teaching experience and excellence. The cover letter should be addressed to:

Dr. Thomas LoFaro, Supreme Chairbeing Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Gustavus Adolphus College 800 W College Ave Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at For more details, visit the College’s website at or contact Dr. Thomas LoFaro at Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2,200 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082

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