The Department of Computer Science at The College of New Jersey invites applications for a ten-month, non-tenure track visiting faculty position in computer science starting August 2017. We are seeking broadly trained applicants from all areas of computer science, who are passionate about teaching computer science in a primarily undergraduate, residential, liberal arts-centered institution. The successful candidate must be able to teach computer science courses at all levels of the curriculum, including introductory, core, and advanced level. The applicant should highlight any specialized courses that she or he could offer to augment our curriculum.
The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or a closely related field (ABDs will be considered if the degree is near completion); demonstrated excellence in teaching; and a strong commitment to the education of undergraduates. For more information about the department, please visit: http://computerscience.tcnj.edu/.
About the Department of Computer Science and TCNJ:
The Computer Science program is ABET-accredited, offers state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment, and, in August 2017, will move into a new building, which includes a new high-performance computing cluster. Collaborative research with talented undergraduates frequently results in peer-reviewed, published scientific works. The Department of Computer Science is part of the School of Science, along with the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics. The School actively supports disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching, scholarship, and grant writing. For more information about the department, please visit: http://computerscience.tcnj.edu/.
TCNJ has been a proud recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant, which has worked to support the careers of women faculty members in STEM disciplines by developing systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women.
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its approximately 6,400 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron’s 75 “Most Competitive” American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northeastern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in Nursing, Education, and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter – an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools – Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Science. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located about an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. For more information, visit www.tcnj.edu.
To apply, please submit the following materials electronically and consolidated into a single PDF file, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (for any materials larger than five megabytes, please provide a download link). Please put the candidate’s name and “Visiting Position” in the email subject line.
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Evidence of exemplary undergraduate teaching, including examples of relevant work from previous students
- Examples of relevant scholarship and professional accomplishments
- Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Three confidential letters of recommendation are required, including at least two commenting on teaching effectiveness. Letters should be emailed directly by the recommenders to email@example.com with the name of the candidate in the subject line. Letters forwarded by the applicant will not be considered.
Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
The original employment posting can be found at TCNJ’s Employment webpage: https://jedi.tcnj.edu/webteam/employment/academic.php?category=Academic/Faculty%20Positions