Go to navigation (press enter key)


One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Vassar College invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is expected.  Teaching responsibilities may include courses such as:  Introductory Computer Science I and II, Foundations of Computer Science, Language Theory and Computation, and an advanced-level Special Topics course in the candidate’s area of expertise. Introductory courses are taught using Scheme and Java.  The Ph.D. in Computer Science is required.

Candidates are asked to submit a letter of application, CV, graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy. To apply, please visit:


Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions about the position to Marc Smith, Chair of the Computer Science Department (mlsmith@vassar.edu).