Tenure track search at Mount Holyoke

October 1, 2019

Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Computer Science Department, to begin in fall 2020. The department currently has 6.5 tenure-track faculty and 1.5 visiting faculty, 3 lab instructors, and a systems administrator. CS is currently the largest major at the College with increasing interdisciplinary connections across campus and a vibrant student community. We welcome applications in all specialties, especially systems, cybersecurity, graphics, HCI, and visualization. Compelling candidates above the assistant rank will be considered. The applicant should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a research program that can easily accommodate and encourage undergraduates.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field. The successful candidate is expected to teach four courses per year. The department contributes courses and advising for the growing interdisciplinary Data Science major, and is also involved with the college’s Makerspace in which several CS courses are taught.
Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu by submitting a CV and three statements concerning (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research plans, and (3) mentoring a diverse student body. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled. We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted. For more information, please contact Valerie Barr, vbarr@mtholyoke.edu .

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college’s academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first-generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.

Barbara Lerner (email: blerner@mtholyoke.edu) would be happy to answer any questions via email, Skype, or phone in regards to this.

Published on October 1st, 2019

Last updated on October 1st, 2019