Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Connecticut College is seeking to expand its Computer Science Department and continue to develop its growing interdisciplinary collaborations with other departments. The College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2022. The Computer Science Department currently consists of six permanent faculty members and has established research programs in algorithms, robotics/AI, music/audio processing, educational technology, graphics/VR, computer vision, bioinformatics, and machine learning. We seek a new member to join our department whose research focuses on various aspects of data science and related fields in Computer Science. Research of interest includes, but is not limited to, data analytics, intelligent cloud, big data, data mining, and machine learning. Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field by the time of the appointment, have an active research program in one or more of our areas of interest, a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and to the mission of the College, and the potential to conduct research in a liberal arts setting. 

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. We recognize that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. AA/EEO.

Tenure-track faculty members teach a 3-2 load (2-2 in the first year). In addition to providing ongoing strong support for teaching and research, the College offers the following resources for pre-tenured faculty: a supplementary research fund and a semester’s sabbatical at full salary after a successful third-year review. (For additional information on faculty resources, see https://www.conncoll.edu/employment/faculty-resources/)

Connecticut College requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and new employees must present their COVID-19 vaccination record to Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. Individuals who have a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may confidentially request an exemption through the office of Human Resources. Additional COVID-19 safety protocols such as participation in weekly testing will be required of faculty, staff and students who have approved vaccine exemptions.

Review of applications will start on January 20, 2022. Applicants should send a letter describing teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and three recent letters of recommendation through Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/95554. Questions may be addressed to Ozgur Izmirli, chair of the search committee, at oizm@conncoll.edu.