Computer Science - Visiting Faculty Position (1-year)

Computer Science - Visiting Faculty Position (1-year)
Date:  10/15/2012

The Department of Computer Science at Colby College is seeking to fill a one year, full-time visiting faculty position in computer science. A full teaching load at Colby is five courses. The courses will include a mix of core CS courses and upper level electives. Candidates with the ability to teach computer graphics or computational photography are especially encouraged to apply.

The position start date is September 1, 2013. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed a Ph.D. in computer science or a related area; applicants close to finishing their Ph.D. will also be considered.

Colby College is a highly selective, comprehensive liberal arts college in Waterville, Maine. The department offers a major and a minor in computer science and has a focus on interdisciplinary applications of CS. The department also participates in majors in Interdisciplinary Computation in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Theatre, and Music.

The department is well equipped with computing facilities including a teaching lab and a research lab with linux workstations. For more information about the CS department, faculty, and courses, please see the department web site at

Interested candidates should have three references submitted electronically to, and provide the following materials as PDFs: a cover letter highlighting their qualifications for the position, a CV, a statement outlining their teaching philosophy and experience, a list of courses they would like and are qualified to teach, and a brief statement of research interests.

Review of applications will begin on January 28, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to candidates whose materials are received prior to the deadline.

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs.

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