The Computer Science department invites applications for a two-year faculty position, with a possible extension for a third year, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning September 2014, subject to final administrative approval. The Department offers a B.S. in computer science, supports a B.S. in computer engineering with the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, and a digital art program with the Visual Arts department. We participate in computational methods and digital media minors and the computational track of the neuroscience major. We offer introductory courses that engage students with a variety of interests. Current faculty research areas include robotics, HCI, NLP, databases, software testing, and software design. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about undergraduate education and supervising undergraduate research. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach in some of these areas: computer organization, graphics, programming languages, compilers, and high performance computing. The position involves teaching two courses in each of three trimesters. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed the Ph.D. in computer science or a related area; applicants close to finishing the Ph.D. will be considered. Union College is a highly selective liberal arts and engineering college in New York State's Capital Region, three hours from NYC and Boston. It emphasizes close collaborations between faculty and students and has a campus-wide initiative promoting interdisciplinary activities. Further information: http://cs.union.edu. Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of current research interests, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please request that three recommendation letters also be sent to email@example.com. We will begin reviewing applications starting January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.
Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).
Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.