Computer Science - Visiting Assistant Professor
Union College - Schenectady, NY

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UNION COLLEGE invites applications for a two-year faculty position in Computer Science, with a possible extension for a third year, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning September 2013, subject to final administrative approval. The Department offers a B.S. in computer science, supports a B.S. in computer engineering with the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, and a digital art program with the Visual Arts department. We participate in computational methods and digital media minors and the computational track of the neuroscience major. We offer introductory courses that engage students with a variety of interests. Current faculty research areas include robotics, HCI, NLP, databases, software testing, and software design. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about undergraduate education and supervising undergraduate research. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach in areas such as computer organization, graphics, programming languages, compilers, and high performance computing. The position involves teaching two courses in each of three trimesters. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed the Ph.D. in computer science or a related area; applicants close to finishing the Ph.D. will be considered. Union College is a highly selective liberal arts and engineering college in New York State's Capital Region, three hours from NYC and Boston. It emphasizes close collaborations between faculty and students and has a campus-wide initiative promoting interdisciplinary activities. Further information: Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of current research interests, to Please request that three recommendation letters also be sent to