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Assistant Professor - Computer Science (Tenure Track)


Mathematics and Computer Science


The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Ursinus College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin fall 2019. Applicants are invited from all areas of computer science.  We seek teacher-scholars who are passionate about undergraduate education and research.


Teaching responsibilities will include both introductory and higher-level computer science courses for undergraduates and the Common Intellectual Experience, a liberal arts seminar for all first-year students. Tenure track faculty have a teaching load of 3/2 (five courses per year). 

The successful candidate will also be expected to establish a research program that engages student researchers with opportunities for co-publications and presentations.  Preference will be given to candidates enthusiastic for teaching a wide variety of courses including graphics, database, and systems courses. 

Requirements and Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely-related field is strongly preferred;  ADB with anticipated completion in Fall 2019 will be considered.

Anticipated Start Date

Fall 2019


Applications must be submitted online through A complete application includes the cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, a statement detailing experience and/or commitment to supporting a diverse student body, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching). Direct any questions to Dr. Nick Scoville at  Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students.

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.