The College of Idaho, Department of Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Position ID: 2704-TT [#20911]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Caldwell, Idaho 83605, United States
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: 2022/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/30)
Position Description:    

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The College of Idaho invites applications for a position in Computer Science in the Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences to start in fall semester 2023 at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Lecturer (long-term non-tenure track). We seek candidates whose teaching, research, and service will contribute to our commitment to an equitable and inclusive learning and work environment.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate courses in a liberal arts context and a commitment to conducting collaborative student-faculty research. The hire will contribute to the Mathematics and Physical Sciences department and primarily teach undergraduate courses in computer science at the introductory and upper-division level, along with occasional mathematics and first-year seminar courses as is appropriate to the candidate’s training and interests. The hire will oversee Computer Science courses and curriculum, advise Computer Science and Mathematics majors, continue a program of scholarship, and mentor students in research or other independent work. The normal teaching load is three courses fall and spring semesters and an additional immersive course during a 3-week term in January.

A graduate degree in Computer Science or a closely related field is required. The rank of appointment is based on the candidate’s qualifications and a PhD completed by the expected hire date is required for a tenure-track appointment. Candidates with a PhD in Mathematics and Master’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field will be considered for tenure-track appointment. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from the College.

Review of candidates will begin November 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include: • A letter of interest • Curriculum Vitae • Teaching philosophy in the context of a liberal arts education • Statement of research interests and vision for scholarship in a liberal arts environment • A separate statement describing how your commitment to diversity and inclusion are demonstrated in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are accepted) • At least three letters of recommendation, one of which addresses teaching in detail

Please submit application materials to with subject: CS Search. Additional information may be requested after initial review of applications.

With over 130 years of history, the College of Idaho is an inclusive community of exceptional learning that challenges the ambitious and forges pathways to success and purpose. The College strives to improve access to higher education for underrepresented individuals and groups. Its efforts have been recognized with high rankings for social mobility by the Wall Street Journal and U.S. News & World Report. Almost 20% of the students are international students with over 90 countries represented and a third of the students identifying as first-generation students.

The College of Idaho is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, disability, national and ethnic origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by law. The College offers competitive benefits including tuition waiver for dependents, health insurance, retirement plan with employer match after one year of employment, free access to on-campus fitness centers, and free admission to campus events. Spouses, domestic partners, and dependents are eligible for benefits coverage.

The College of Idaho is located in Caldwell, a rural community with a vibrant downtown that is on the western edge of the Boise metropolitan area, one of the fastest growing areas in the country and providing opportunities for both small-town and city living. One can explore the area’s continuing agricultural legacy with the AgVenture and Sunnyslope Wine Trails located among scenic orchards in the Snake River Plain. A wide range of outdoors activities can be found with the combination of mountain, river, forest, and desert landscapes in the vicinity, including hiking, biking, skiing, whitewater rafting, camping, or exploring the hot springs. Boise also offers a rich selection of arts and culture activities with the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Opera Idaho, Ballet Idaho, Boise Contemporary Theater, the Boise Philharmonic, Treefort Music Fest, and the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial as part of the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights.

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