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Assistant/Associate Professor Computer Science

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Univeristy of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
30+ days ago


The University of Mary Washington (UMW) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level in computer science to begin August 15, 2022.

Our close-knit team of ten faculty specializes in working with eager undergraduate students in small classes and one-on-one mentoring settings.  Candidates for the position must either have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field or have made substantial progress toward completing their dissertation. An earned terminal degree will be required for continuation in the tenure-track position. Passionate teachers in all subdisciplines of computer science will be considered. Successful applicants will demonstrate an enthusiasm for teaching at the undergraduate level, the ability to teach a variety of computer science topics, an interest in involving undergraduates in research, and demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and high-impact learning in an inclusive environment that embraces diverse talents and backgrounds. The normal teaching load is three sections per semester in small classes.

Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly/professional development, perform service in support of the students, the program, and the institution, and be committed to the continuous enhancement of a diverse and inclusive curriculum in response to changing needs and expectations of our student body. Candidates must also have effective oral and written communication skills.  

UMW is a public liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to effective teaching and the integration of undergraduate students in research. The Department offers majors in Computer Science and Cybersecurity, as well as minors in Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Data Science.  Recently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, UMW is centrally located between Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA, close to many government labs and private engineering firms offering opportunities for collaborative research and student internship opportunities.  

Candidates are required to complete a Commonwealth of Virginia application. They are also asked to electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, copies of graduate transcripts and the contact information for three references.  

The preferred deadline for applications is December 31, 2021.  The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online applications.  Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be considered. Please apply at

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University of Mary Washington actively encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply.

For questions regarding the second position, please feel free to contact Dr. Jennifer Polack, Search Committee Chair, Department of Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences at
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Ph.D. in computer science or related field with significant formal academic work in computer science (at least 24 graduate hours in computer science) or ABD with evidence of progress toward completion. Ph.D. must be earned by the end of the first contract year, no later than May 15, 2021.

Application materials must include a cover letter, CV, a statement on teaching interests and philosophy, a statement on research interest, and contact information for 3 references.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59213182
  • Location:
    Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Computer Science
  • Company Name: Univeristy of Mary Washington
  • Job Function: Education
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: None

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