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Open Rank and Associate/Professor of Computer Science

Smith College
Northampton, MA
Closing date
Aug 9, 2022

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Smith College: Massachusetts: Department of Computer Science Location Northampton, MA Open Date
Jul 29, 2022
The Department of Computer Science at Smith College invites applications for two positions, one Open Rank position and one at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to begin on July 1, 2023. Dedicated teacher-scholars from all areas of computer science or closely related fields are encouraged to apply. Qualifications for both positions include a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field (such as Electrical and Computer Engineering), a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. We seek candidates with scholarly interests that contribute to the diversity of research specialties within the department; especially welcome are hardware, systems, robotics, bioinformatics or theory. Applications should highlight experience and interest in undergraduate teaching and ability to actively engage diverse student populations across the liberal arts. For the Associate/Full Professor position, we welcome candidates who show qualities and experience that will enable them, after a short period of adaptation, to take on leadership roles in the governance of the department.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interacts with students in small classes, as academic advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium along with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and some faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Upon mutual agreement, Smith faculty may affiliate with UMass doctoral programs and through such affiliation can supervise MS and PhD students in their research groups. Details about the Computer Science Program may be found here.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions
Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a statement on inclusion and diversity, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which should concentrate on teaching activities. Applicants at a senior level (associate or full professor) can include only the names and emails of three recommenders at the time of the submission. Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2022.
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