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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

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Work type: Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Mathematics & Computer Science
Division: Academic Affairs

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Service Months:

9

Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rollins College invites applications for a tenure-track computer science position at the assistant level, beginning in August 2019. The area of specialization is open.

Our dynamic department is looking for a colleague who is excited about teaching and mentoring at a liberal arts college. The successful applicant should be able to teach a variety of computer science courses, ranging from introductory level to advanced undergraduate, and show an interest in developing courses that serve other majors and our college’s general education program.  We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about encouraging women and people in other underrepresented groups to pursue computer science.

Our current students and alumni can be found working at some of the world's leading technology companies and government labs, including Apple, Amazon, GitHub, Los Alamos National Laboratories, and NASA. Other recent students are attending graduate programs at Georgia Tech, UC-Berkeley, and the University of Notre Dame, among others. Our students are active in the community and passionate about the future of computer science. One group of recent students received a Google igniteCS grant to teach programming to elementary-age students. Others teamed up with Tesla-Solar City to organize a meet-up for creating applications and devices devoted to sustainability issues.

Our new colleague will be expected to establish a record of scholarly activity. The department encourages student-faculty collaboration and commitment to involvement with student groups, campus activities, and department and college decision-making.

Rollins College is a comprehensive liberal arts college located just north of Orlando, FL, a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Nearby Orlando International Airport provides easy access to U.S. and international destinations. The college emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes, and ranks number one among 121 Southern master’s-level universities in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Please visit the college website at www.rollins.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  • A letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research interests
  • Names and contact information for three references

Questions may be directed to Dr. Dan Myers, chair of the search committee, at dmyers@rollins.edu.

Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Our Values:

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

 

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