Overview

Denison University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Computer Science, to begin in August 2020. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, or be close to doing so, by the start date. We are seeking an energetic and dynamic teacher who is committed to teaching a variety of undergraduate CS courses in a liberal arts setting, mentoring undergraduate students, and supervising their research projects. We welcome applications from all subfields though we especially encourage applicants who have the ability to teach some systems courses. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the continued growth of the Department and the College, and maintain a strong scientific research program in any CS specialty or related field.

Denison offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, hosted at http://denison.edu/forms/faculty– handbook. In addition, Denison supports research and teaching with professional development funds of $5,000 per year for the first three years, and $3,000 per year thereafter. Pending a successful third year review, junior faculty are also entitled to a one semester leave. The current CS teaching load is 9 courses every 2 years. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in both computer science and mathematics. The CS major is growing rapidly and projected to graduate approximately 25 majors per year over the next several years. Denison’s strong CS curriculum emphasizes core principles and interdisciplinary connections, exemplified by three flavors of our interdisciplinary introductory course. The Department is also a primary contributor to Denison’s new interdisciplinary program in Data Analytics.

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

To apply, please go to https://employment.denison.edu and submit – a cover letter speaking to the areas mentioned above – a curriculum vita – transcripts of graduate work (unofficial acceptable for applications) – a statement on your teaching philosophy, experience and effectiveness, including how you will engage with and foster diversity on campus – evidence of effective teaching, including teaching materials and evaluations (if available, upload to Optional Documents 1, 2, 3) – a statement on your current and future research program – 3 references, at least 1 of which must address your teaching effectiveness or potential We will begin reviewing applications on October 18, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.