Tenure-Track Position, Starting Fall 2015

The Computer Science Department will be hiring a new tenure-track faculty member to start in Fall 2015. The official job posting appears below. If you explore our department, you'll find that Grinnell's CS department is an energetic and exciting place where we balance and connect our teaching and scholarship.

If you have questions about the position, please send them to CSSearch@grinnell.edu. You may also want to look at recent questions and answers.


GRINNELL COLLEGE. Tenure-track position in the Department of Computer Science, starting Fall 2015. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Area open; possibilities include, but are not limited to, systems, theory, algorithms, AI, HCI, software engineering, programming languages, CS education, data science, databases, graphics, parallel and distributed computing, or social and ethical issues in computing. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college. The College's curriculum is founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty interaction, with few college-wide requirements beyond the completion of a major. The department of computer science prides itself on an innovative, internationally recognized curriculum that includes a multi-paradigm introductory sequence, encourages faculty-student research, and emphasizes workshop-style learning. Further information is available at: http://www.cs.grinnell.edu. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include introductory, mid-level, and advanced courses; every few years one course will be Tutorial (a writing/critical thinking course for first-year students, oriented toward a special topic of the instructor's choice).

In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in an undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss how they might contribute to a college community that has diversity—of people, personal and educational experiences, and disciplinary perspectives—as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 8, 2014.

Please submit applications online by visiting our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a teaching statement, and a description of scholarly activities, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Samuel A. Rebelsky, at [CSSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3169.

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