Faculty Positions

The Computer Science Department at Harvey Mudd College (HMC) has two tenure-track openings for assistant professors commencing July 1, 2017. Candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered.

HMC is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college (850 students) emphasizing science, mathematics, and engineering. HMC is part of the Claremont Colleges, a consortium that includes five colleges and two graduate schools.

The Computer Science Department currently has fourteen tenure-track faculty members and serves three major programs (the computer science major, the joint major in computer science and mathematics, and the joint major in mathematical and computational biology) totaling more than eighty students in each graduating class. The department and the college place a high value on engaging students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and candidates from these groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Among the department’s strengths are its success in recruiting women (who comprise nearly 40% of our faculty and more than 40% of our majors) to computer science, an innovative and rigorous curriculum that prepares students for both employment and graduate school, and an active research program that involves a substantial number of undergraduates. Most classes are relatively small. The teaching load is two courses per semester, plus supervision of one or two industry-supported senior capstone Computer Science Clinic projects per year. Please visit www.cs.hmc.edu for more information about the department and the Clinic program.

Applicants should use the AcademicJobsOnline (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7743) system to submit (1) a cover letter describing their interests in teaching undergraduates at Harvey Mudd College and in promoting inclusion and diversity in computer science, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a statement regarding teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of commitment to promoting inclusion and diversity as well as teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (4) a statement of research interests and how undergraduates could participate in this work. Concurrently, please request three references to submit letters (the letter writers indicated in the application will automatically receive a request to upload their letters). It is desirable that at least one letter address the candidate’s potential as a teacher. All application materials, including letters of reference, should be received by December 1, 2016 to receive maximum consideration.

Questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Ran Libeskind-Hadas at cssearch@cs.hmc.edu.

Harvey Mudd College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on college faculties.