Denison University, Math & Computer Science

Position ID: 873-VAPCS [#19768]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Granville, Ohio 43023, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: finished (2022/03/21, finished 2022/08/12, listed until 2022/09/21)
Position Description:    

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Denison University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science for a one-year term, to begin in August 2022. We are seeking an energetic and dynamic teacher who is committed to teaching a variety of undergraduate computer science courses in a liberal arts setting. 

Denison offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, hosted at Visiting faculty are encouraged to maintain active research programs; we are able to provide visiting faculty professional development support for their scholarship. 

The Department of Computer Science offers B.A., B.S. degrees and a minor in computer science, as well as a computational science concentration. The computer science major graduates approximately 25 majors per year. Denison’s strong computer science curriculum emphasizes core principles and interdisciplinary connections, exemplified by three flavors of our interdisciplinary introductory course. The department is also a primary contributor to Denison’s new interdisciplinary program in Data Analytics. 

Denison University is an academically rigorous, diverse, highly-selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2300 students from across the nation and around the world. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, and 15th largest metropolis in the country. Columbus hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities. 

Candidates must have earned at least a Master’s degree (or ABD) in Computer Science or a closely related field; a Ph.D. is preferred (individuals without a Ph.D. will be assigned the rank of Instructor). The visiting position will entail teaching three classes per semester, though we also welcome applicants who wish to teach part-time, one or two classes per semester. 

To apply, please submit: 
  •  A cover letter speaking to the areas mentioned above 
  • Your curriculum vita 
  • Transcripts of graduate work (unofficial transcripts acceptable for applications) 
  • A statement on your teaching philosophy, experience and effectiveness, including how you will engage with and foster diversity on campus 
  • Evidence of effective teaching, including teaching materials and evaluations (if available) 
  • Three persons who know you well to upload reference letters in support of your application. At least two of these reference letters must address your teaching effectiveness and potential. 
  • Optional: if you maintain an active research program, you are welcome to submit a statement on your current and future research agenda 
 We will begin reviewing applications on a rolling basis and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
Denison Univerity
Dept of Computer Science
100 W College Street
Granville OH 43023