Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities/Computer Science

Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities/Computer Science.  Allegheny College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the intersection of the computer sciences and the arts, humanities, and/or social sciences, beginning in August 2019. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. or MFA or commensurate industry experience in information technologies, with demonstrated success teaching introductory computer science courses and an active interdisciplinary research agenda.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in computer science and in another area of expertise in the humanities and/or social sciences as well as in the college-wide first-year/sophomore seminar program. The teaching load is six courses per academic year (with a one-course reduction in the first year). The chosen candidate will receive laboratory space for teaching and research and access to funding for research with students.

Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community). Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will join an entrepreneurial and vibrant community composed of dedicated teachers, active researchers, and diverse learners, and contribute to an innovative and recently enhanced 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 https://www.cs.allegheny.edu. Interested 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:  Search Chair, Dr. Janyl Jumadinova, care of Pauline Lanzine, search2018@allegheny.edu. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding and will contribute to the diversity of our community. Allegheny College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Posted: November 21, 2018