Lake Forest College, Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 1653-VISITINGAP [#21083]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Computer Science or Data Science
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lake Forest, Illinois 60045, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computer Science/Data Science
Application Deadline: 2022/12/09 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/12)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Computer Science or Data Science beginning fall 2023. The initial appointment will be for two years with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core undergraduate computer science courses and contribute to our rapidly expanding cross-disciplinary program in Data Science. Successful applicants will have research expertise and interests that complement our Data Science program and facilitate undergraduate research projects. The position requires a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field (or ABD status with Ph.D. completed by the start date).

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,700 students from more than 40 states and from more than 100 countries. Lake Forest is one of the most diverse small colleges in the Midwest with nearly 40% of our student body comprised of domestic students of color and international students. The majority of our STEM pool is female and also includes a significant number of first generation and traditionally underrepresented students. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

In a single PDF, please send the following: 1) a current CV that includes documentation of teaching experience, 2) a cover letter that describes your motivation for applying and how a liberal arts environment dedicated to diversity and inclusion aligns with your teaching philosophy, and 3) a research plan that also details your strategy for involving undergraduates in your work. Please request that reference letters be sent directly from three recommenders. All documents should be sent electronically to Professor DeJuran Richardson, cssearch@lakeforest.edu. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue through December 9, 2022, or until the position is filled.


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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Lake Forest College
555 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045
Web Page: www.lakeforest.edu