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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Company: Colorado College
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Job Description:

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button. If you would like to--bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link. MISSION: At Colorado College our goal is to provide the finest liberal arts education in the country. Drawing upon the adventurous spirit of the Rocky Mountain West, we challenge students, one course at a time, to develop those habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for learning and leadership throughout their lives. Please see Special Instructions for more details.You must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for this position. Posting Number: 268 Job Title: Is this a tenure track position? Yes Position Status: Full-time Position Summary: The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Colorado College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Computer Science to begin in August of 2021. We seek a computer scientist with broad teaching interests who can teach introductory as well as advanced computer science courses to a diverse community of students and mentor computer science majors who are completing their capstone experience. All candidates should be able to teach introductory and advanced computer science courses including programming and a CS elective in their primary field of study. We are also particularly interested in candidates who can teach computer architecture, data structures and algorithms, or theory of computation. The successful candidate should also be able to develop and maintain a rigorous program that can engage undergraduate students, mentor computer science students who are completing their capstone experience, and advise students who are interested in computer science. Finally, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the department and the College through service. Colorado College is a nationally recognized, residential liberal arts college with about 2,000 students. Located one-hour south of Denver, the city of Colorado Springs offers many cultural and recreational activities in the foothills of the Rocky Mountain Region. The College actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. Strong candidates should share the college's and department's deep commitment to antiracism (Antiracism at CC ) and be committed to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion ( DEI ) in all facets of life at the College. The department fosters a supportive, inclusive, and equitable learning community of faculty and students who share a passion for computer science. It is our goal to provide a nurturing learning environment that stimulates growth and intellectual exploration. The department values depth and breadth in computer science; potential for implementing innovative, inclusive and equitable teaching methods in a liberal arts setting; and mentored undergraduate research. One distinguishing feature of Colorado College is its Block Plan, in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time. Professors teach five of eight blocks in an academic year and devote one block to supervising capstone projects. Each block is three and a half weeks long. Applicants should describe their interest in teaching computer science in a liberal arts environment in their cover letter. Applications should also contain: a teaching statement including a discussion of your potential to incorporate active learning strategies; a research statement discussing your research interests and potential for including undergraduate students in your work; a diversity statement detailing your potential to contribute to DEI at Colorado College through your teaching, research, and/or service; graduate school transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation (request that writers submit separately). At least one letter should comment on teaching experience and potential. A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field is required. Applicants should provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available. Applications from candidates who have reached ABD status will be considered. Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices. Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field is required. Applicants who have received ABD status will be considered. Minimum Qualifications: Job Open Date: 09/01/2020 Application Deadline (at 11:59 PM Mountain Time): Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants: You must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for this position. E-Verify Information This organization participates in E-Verify. For more information, visit www.e-verify.gov . Accommodation Statement In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Colorado College's policies, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Colorado College, or if you cannot use the online application system, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (719) 389-6421 or HR@ColoradoCollege.edu Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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