Occidental College: Faculty Position in Computer Science

The Department of Cognitive Science at Occidental College invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in Computer Science. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field, and develop both research and teaching programs at the intersection of computer science and cognitive science (broadly construed), including such areas as computational neuroscience, artificial intelligence, computer vision, computational linguistics, human-computer/robotic interactions, computer science education, and game design.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in teaching in a liberal arts environment; (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, including how you will support and enhance the College’s goal of building a strong educational environment in classrooms that have an ethnically, socio-economically, and culturally diverse student body (include teaching evaluations, evidence of effective advising, or other data, if available); (3) a statement of research interests and experience, including how students will participate in or benefit from your research; (4) a curriculum vitae; and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation (request writers to send separately). Electronic application materials should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Shtulman, Chair, Computer Science Search and sent by email to Patricia Micciche at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016.

Occidental is a nationally ranked small liberal arts college, located in Los Angeles (www.oxy.edu).

Occidental College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in faculty hiring, and strongly encourages women and persons of color to apply.

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last updated 4-Oct-2016