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Faculty in Computer Science

Bard College at Simon's Rock invites applications for a full-time faculty member in Computer Science to begin January or August 2020.

Candidates in all areas of computer science or interdisciplinary fields that intersect with computer science (such as any of the computational social sciences, digital humanities, or data science) are encouraged to apply. Applicants should hold a PhD, Masters, or professional equivalent in Computer Science or closely related field, and have substantial programming and teaching experience.

Bard College at Simon’s Rock is a highly selective, small, liberal arts college for students eager to begin college early, usually after the tenth or eleventh grade. It is the model for the Bard High School Early Colleges in New York City and elsewhere. Excellent teaching is key to early college success, and we seek applicants with experience or particular interest in working with highly motivated young people. Bard Academy prepares students to enter our early college, offering a rigorous and creative ninth and tenth grade program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in both the College and the Academy.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong interest in actively engaging students, in contributing to curriculum development, in making connections with other disciplines, and in aligning their teaching and research interests with those of the student population. Our Computer Science program promotes undergraduate research. Students have authored academic papers and contributed to building and maintaining our servers.

Full-time faculty course load is 3/3; the student-faculty ratio is below 9:1. Regular faculty appointments are for 3-, 4-, and subsequent 10-year contracts. Simon's Rock is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from candidates of all races, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and socioeconomic levels. 


The deadline to apply is November 15, 2019. Applications may be submitted via Slideroom.

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Applicants are asked to submit the following:

Attachments (4)

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests

References (up to 3)