Visiting Assistant Professor - Computer Science (non-tenure track)

The College of New Jersey in New Jersey

Deadline June 30, 2014
Date Posted June 17, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Computer Science at The College of New Jersey invites applications for a ten-month, non-tenure track visiting faculty position in computer science starting August 2014. We are seeking broadly trained applicants from all areas of computer science, who are passionate about teaching computer science in a primarily undergraduate, residential, liberal arts-centered institution. We particularly encourage applicants interested in teaching specialized courses in information retrieval, and emerging areas in computing and computational science. The successful candidate will teach computer science courses at all levels of the curriculum, including introductory-, core-, and upper-level.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or a closely related field (ABDs will be considered only if the degree will be completed prior to the start date); demonstrated excellence in teaching; and a strong commitment to the education of undergraduates. For more information about the department, please visit:

To apply, please submit the following materials electronically and consolidated into a single PDF file, by email to (for any materials larger than five megabytes, please provide a download link). Please put the candidates name and Visiting Position in the email subject line.

  • Letter of application

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Statement of teaching philosophy

  • Evidence of exemplary undergraduate teaching, including examples of relevant work from previous students

  • Examples of relevant scholarship and professional accomplishments

  • Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Three confidential letters of recommendation are required, including at least one commenting on teaching effectiveness. Letters should be emailed directly by the recommenders to with the name of the candidate in the subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.


About TCNJ:

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience. For the 19th consecutive year, TCNJ was rated the No. 1 public in the category "Best Regional Universities (North)"; in U.S. News & World Report. It is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is considered a "Best Buy" in higher education by both Barron's and Kiplinger's Personal Finance. In 2006 TCNJ was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.