Mathematics & Computer Science

Faculty Positions

Visiting Assistant Professorship in Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in computer science that is renewable for a second year, subject to satisfactory performance. The teaching load is 2/2 (four courses per year), consisting primarily of an introductory-level course for non-majors. There may also be an opportunity to teach more advanced courses or electives in the applicant's specialty.  Candidates will be expected to have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.

We will review applications until the position is filled, but to ensure consideration, applications should be submitted by Thursday, 31 March 2016. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, including course syllabi and student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.  You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. 

Applications must be submitted online at academicjobsonline.org. Please submit PDF files only (not URLs). Other correspondence regarding this position may be sent by e-mail to cssearch@wesleyan.edu or to Computer Science Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459. For more information about the department please visit http://www.wesleyan.edu/mathcs.

The department is also accepting applications for a one-year postdoctoral position that is renewable for one year, subject to satisfactory performance; please see our advertisement on academicjobsonline.org for details. Candidates are welcome to apply for both jobs, but must submit all materials for each position separately.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, CT, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, VP for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Coordinator, 860-685-4771, afarias@wesleyan.edu

Postdoctoral Fellow opening in Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral position that is renewable for a second year, subject to satisfactory performance. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment and have strong research and teaching records. While the successful applicant will be able to pursue his/her own research agenda, an interest in current faculty research is a plus. Areas currently represented include algorithms and complexity, programming languages, logic, and software engineering. The teaching load is three courses per year, consisting primarily of an introductory-level course for non-majors. The department is redesigning this course to serve as an alternative entry point for majors, and the successful candidate will be welcome to participate in this process. There will also be an opportunity to teach more advanced courses or electives in the applicant's specialty.

We will review applications until the position is filled, but to ensure consideration, applications must be submitted by Friday, 26 February 2016. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three or four letters of recommendation, with at least one addressing teaching. Applications must be submitted online at academicjobsonline.org. Please submit PDF files only (not URLs). Other correspondence regarding this position may be sent by e-mail to cssearch@wesleyan.edu or to Computer Science Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459. For more information about the department please visit http://www.wesleyan.edu/mathcs.

Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy), disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status and gender identity and expression. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, 860-685-4771.