Allegheny College invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions
in computer and information science, beginning in August 2023. Ideal candidates
will have a Ph.D. or another terminal degree (e.g. MFA, MEng, MBA) or
commensurate industry experience in information technologies, with demonstrated
core competencies in computer science, successful teaching experience in
computational courses, and an active multidisciplinary research agenda.
The successful candidates will be invited to teach courses in computer and
information science as well as in the college-wide first-year/sophomore seminar
program. The teaching load is four laboratory courses per academic year (with a
one-course reduction in the first year). The chosen candidates will receive
laboratory space for teaching and research and access to funding for research
The successful candidates will join an entrepreneurial and vibrant community
composed of dedicated teachers, active researchers, and diverse learners, and
contribute to an innovative computer science curriculum and the Integrative
Informatics program. Allegheny faculty, students, and alumni have strong
connections to top-tier academic institutions and industry-leading corporations
and we are located near Pittsburgh, a city recently described as having a viable
path to becoming one of America’s leading hubs for technology startups.
Learn more about Allegheny College at
https://www.allegheny.edu and about the Department
of Computer Science at
candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of
teaching and research interests, a diversity statement (describing how you have
or could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching,
research, and/or service), applicable transcripts, and arrange to have three
reference letters sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications
will begin December 1, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.
ALLEGHENY STATEMENT OF COMMUNITY
Allegheny students and employees are committed to creating an inclusive,
respectful and safe residential learning community that will actively confront
and challenge racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms
of harassment and discrimination. We encourage individual growth by promoting a
free exchange of ideas in a setting that values diversity, trust and equality.
So that the right of all to participate in a shared learning experience is
upheld, Allegheny affirms its commitment to the principles of freedom of speech
and inquiry, while at the same time fostering responsibility and accountability
in the exercise of these freedoms. This statement does not replace existing
personnel policies and codes of conduct.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College
celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in
Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of
40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny
also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose
both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the
creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its
2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among
all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in
the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits.
Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with
students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The
College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight
freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to
diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with
disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged
to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national