Assistant Professor in Computer Science – Galesburg, IL 61401

The Department of Computer Science at Knox College invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track assistant professor beginning Fall 2020. Knox is an independent, selective liberal
arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Computer Science at
Knox is a dynamic, growing program, with an orientation towards combining rigorous
foundations in experiential education, student research, and collaboration with other
departments. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to teaching and
learning for a diverse student body in which 30 percent are first-generation college students, 40
percent are domestic students of color, and 19 percent are international students. Our students
engage in a high level of both on-and-off-campus undergraduate research, internships, and
application development with faculty.

Candidates in all areas of specialization are welcome, but we are especially interested in one or
more of the following areas: Computer Science Education, AI/Machine Learning, Computer
Security/Cryptography, HCI, and Graphics. The successful candidate should be able to teach a
broad spectrum of courses across the ACM/IEEE CS curriculum. Interest in leading
undergraduate student/faculty research is highly desirable, as is an interest in interdisciplinary
collaborations. Additional information is available at:

Qualifications: Ph.D. preferred, but exceptional candidates with an advanced degree and
equivalent experience will be considered.

Candidates should submit: a cover letter addressing how the candidate’s teaching interests and
experiences are suited to a selective, diverse liberal arts college; a curriculum vitae; a statement
of teaching philosophy and research interests; and three confidential letters of

Submission via Interfolio: Questions may be addressed to
David Bunde at [email protected]

Review of applications will begin on December 5 and continue until the position is filled.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or
expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious affiliation, sexual
orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other
status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid,
employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. Any


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